Re: Why does saves as JPG default to quality 85?

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> I've noticed that every time I save an image in GIMP as JPG the
> quality
> slider bar defaults to 85. Even though I keep changing it to 75. If
> this
> numeric value is a Photoshop equivalent like other GIMP features, then
> 85
> is probably a wasted effort. The research* I'm aware of* (note
> emphasis)
> says that the quality in JPG images saved at a level above 75 is
> "theoretical." In other words, the increased quality is there in
> technical
> terms, but imperceptible to the human eye. Comments?

Maybe this manual entry would help.


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