Google Beings Work on ‘Pik’, A New Lossy Image Format
Google is always working on different projects and such, and it appears that now it is working on Pik, which is a new lossy image format and it appears to be succeeding Webp, which Google officially announced in 2010. Pik is on Github, under Google’s account, so it is a Google project, but the readme that is listed on Github states that it is not an official Google project. This likely means that Google won’t be offering up any support for Pik just yet. Google also notes that this is in the early research phase, so there’s very little done with Pik just yet, and it’s pretty rough for now.
The documents on the Github don’t actually unveil much informat…