Exporting design assets for web – File types & optimization

January 8, 2017, Graphic Design Tutorial, 29 views
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A lesson in different file types and optimizing image exports for web design. Please remember to subscribe http://bit.ly/1aE5UOT

Things get nerdy today as we chat about why it’s important for the image assets you’re building in to a website (or passing on to a developer to use) should be as small as possible without compromising on quality. Basically, smaller files mean faster loading times. Which means happier users! In this video I show you some best practices for exporting three different file types: .svg, .png and .jpg, and I also walk you through when it’s best to use each one.

Hopefully this video is useful!! If you’ve got any questions then please feel free to ask them in the comments.

Image optimization tools shown:

SVGOMG: https://jakearchibald.github.io/svgomg/
ImageOptim: https://imageoptim.com
Tinypng: https://tinypng.com/

Design software used:

Sketch: https://www.sketchapp.com/
Photoshop: http://www.adobe.com/products/photosh…



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