This free online Image To WebP Converter lets you convert your images to the WebP format from Google. Upload or drag your file and click "Click To Download". The file will be converted instantly and you can download the WebP image as soon as it has been converted.
What is .WebP? WebP has been developed by Google to be able to create smaller and better looking images that can help make the web faster. A WepB file consists of VP8 image data, and a container based on RIFF. It is a new image format that uses lossy compression for photographic images.
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What is WebP?
This is an image format like PNG/JPG/GIF but it has more interesting features that make it more versatile. Actually, It was developed and released by Google.
Some of its main features are:
- It supports both Lossy and Lossless Compression.
- WebP lossless images are 26% smaller in size compared to PNG and 25–34% smaller compared to JPEG
- Due to it’s a smaller size, a website with many images becomes lighter, faster, and SEO friendly.
Let’s look at the image below.
The jpg version of the image is on the left side which weigh-in 1.3 Mb. The WebP version of the image is on the right side which weigh-in 430 kb. Can you believe this? There isn’t any noticeable difference between the two images until you zoom it in.
So, it’s clear that we can use WebP for reducing image size without losing much quality.
But remember this, WebP isn’t replacement for JPEG and PNG images . All browser still don’t support WebP format. That is why you should also provide JPEG/PNG version of image in case user’s browser don’t support WebP.