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Google, Inventor of ZopfliPNG, Fails at PNG Compression

The new Google logo, on the google homepage, is 13584 bytes. And actually, using just ZopfliPNG, you can't get much further than that. #zopfli

(https://www.google.com/images/branding/googlelogo/2x/googlelogo_color_272x92dp.png)

However, with pngout (the industry standard before Zopfli was invented), it gets down to 12716 bytes, which is 6.4% better. #pngout

I noticed that the 24-bit image only has 682 unique colors, most of which are used for antialiasing the edges, so I tried a lossy reduction to 256-color palette + alpha.  I can't tell the difference myself, so any visual differences seem quite insignificant.

After the lossy reduction, with the help of truepng (a scary Russian PNG optimizer) and zopfli, we're down to 7120 bytes; a 48% reduction in size.

(See http://en.css-ig.net/ and http://css-ig.net/scriptpng for more info.)

On the Google front page, a 48% size reduction of their logo should make for quite significant bandwidth savings.
 
We’ve changed a lot over the last 17 years, and today we’re changing things up again... g.co/evolve
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It is a little surprising that they seem to have lost their army of obsessed engineers like us. :-)
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Fruktan leder till ilska.
Ilska leder till hat.
Hat leder till sverigedemokraterna.
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Welcome Day 2015, where we said welcome to all the new exchange and masters students at Chalmers. #chalmersftw
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This is bad news.  Rather than fixing their IT security, Volkswagen just sued the security researchers.  Classy.
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Final Fantasy 7 is now out for iPhone and iPad. :-)
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+Noah cg3, I don't know.  I posted this in "Cult of Mac", so I didn't do any research into Android.  ;-)

However, Google turned up this article:
http://www.androidauthority.com/final-fantasy-7-ios-android-635552/
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Grim Fandango Remastered is now $6.99, on its first sale since launch.
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Ah! It is indeed 33% pricier at the Steam store: http://store.steampowered.com/app/316790/
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Den här ölreklamen tycker jag var rätt kul. På ett slags dystert, Sverige-den-sista-sovjetstaten-vis.
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Reflective surfaces.
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So the Danish speech problem is because Sweden sent them alcohol.  Interesting.  :-)
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Final Fantasy 7 is now out for iPhone and iPad. :-)
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