WebP Format

Support for WebP files. I seemed to have been appointed family photo custodian. Some family members have been using the WebP and the only way they can be worked on is by routing them through infranview. This is clunky and a time waster.

WebP shouldn’t be a working format. You should educate your relatives. Webp is a compression format for web publishing. You are ruining all the photo data bandwidth needed for editing.


Since no camera produces this format, we can only assume that your relatives have converted perfectly good images into it.

There really isn’t much point in trying to edit these files as so much information has already been lost in the compression process and you are not going to get anywhere near the image quality you would get from original files.

As @florisvaneck indicates, this is primarily an output format, not an editable one.

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