Google: YouTube webp makes loading 10 percent faster




According to Google, its proprietary webp format allows for images that make YouTube pages load 10 percent faster. On average, makes use of webp instead of other formats for 35 percent smaller plates, according to Google.

Google reports the results on his blog, after some time, the Internet giant has started rolling out the WebP format for several of its services. ago Thus, the video service YouTube recently provided with thumbnails that appear in the webp format, according to Google, the first measurements indicate that the loading of web pages on YouTube 10 percent faster is there.

The Internet giant also states that the use of webp the size of images reduces by 35 percent. This is based on data from the Google Play Store, which for some time uses webp. Let Announcing webp in 2011 yet know the size, compared to jpeg, in theory, a 39 percent smaller file size can provide. Using webp in its services Google provides a saving of tens of terabytes of data.

Finally libwebp 0.4.0, which is currently used, in beta versions of Chrome allows encoding of lossless webp images is two times faster. The decoding of lossless webp is 25 percent faster, according to Google. The Internet giant announced the arrival of libwebp 0.4.0 several months ago to.

The results show that Google wants it attractive for developers to use. Webp For now, the format mainly in Googles own browsers, Mozilla would already consider to also provide support to go.

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