How to Convert Images to WebP Format in Linux

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Aaron Kili

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6 Responses

  1. sylvain bosse says:

    Did download and try it. It worked well, but it work only with the png. I’ve tried to convert jpg to webp with no result. So this program need to evolve so it include jpg.

  2. Benedict Verhegghe says:

    An open source image format and you need Google’s precompiled binaries to use it, seriously?

  3. Sum Yung Gai says:

    Not sure why we need Yet Another Graphic File format (YAGF) when we already have several that work very well (.PNG and .JPG especially). What’s wrong with .PNG and .JPG?

    • Aaron Kili says:


      May be you need to try it out and you’ll find out why we actually need Yet Another Graphic File format (YAGF). Because it provides remarkable lossless and lossy compression for images on the web, making sites run faster.

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