Lossless compression

Lossless compression is a class of data compression algorithms that allows the original data to be perfectly reconstructed from the compressed data. Lossless compression methods are reversible compression methods. Examples of lossless compression include GZIP, Brotli, WebP, and PNG,

Lossy compression, on the other hand, uses inexact approximations, discarding some data from the original file, making it an irreversible compression method.

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