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A lossless compression method reduces the size of the data with no lost information. The decompressed data is exactly the same as the original. This is typically not as efficient as [[lossy]] compression due to the restrictions of retaining all information.
 
A lossless compression method reduces the size of the data with no lost information. The decompressed data is exactly the same as the original. This is typically not as efficient as [[lossy]] compression due to the restrictions of retaining all information.
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==See Also==
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*[[:Category:Lossless Audio Codecs]]
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*[[:Category:Lossless Video Codecs]]

Revision as of 09:33, 29 May 2007

A lossless compression method reduces the size of the data with no lost information. The decompressed data is exactly the same as the original. This is typically not as efficient as lossy compression due to the restrictions of retaining all information.

See Also