|VLC can encode and decode this container. |
The module name to use at the command line is jpeg.
JPEG (or JPG) is an acronym for Joint Photographic Experts Group [image]. It is a lossy image type that has the advantage of being very small in size. It does this by approximating colour in a way that the human eye cannot detect. Because early systems could not store the full last four characters as an extension it has historically had the filename extension .JPG on DOS systems and JPG remains a common abbreviation.