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Multimedia Home | Still Images | Animation
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Still Images

Still images are stored in the computer by dividing the image into small tiles or "pixels" (picture element) and storing each tile or pixel as a bit sequence.

Mona Lisa

A Digital Mona Lisa
Higher resolution    .    .    .    Lower resolution

Higher resolution means the image is represented by many parts (at a higher density)

Lower resolution means the same image is represented using fewer component parts (at a lower density), reducing the amount of space needed to store the image in a computer.

 

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