Benefits of file compression
File compression gives you dramatically smaller files without any loss of content. Thus, the benefits of file compression are tremendous. With the right software, you can shrink bulky image files down to only a fraction of their original size, while preserving the quality of the image. You can then store larger numbers of files on your hard drive, or upload files to the internet.
Compression properties of JPEG 2000
When using JPEG 2000, you can achieve fairly high compression rates, and this makes JPEG 2000 a popular format for image compression. However, one shortcoming of this format is that it does not preserve the quality of the original image; this compression is not lossless. As a result, many users prefer to use other file formats for their compression needs.
Alternatives to JPEG 2000 compression
One popular alternative to JPEG 2000 is PDF. A major advantage of PDF is that compression tools such as PdfCompressor from CVISION use lossless compression algorithms, enabling you to achieve significant reductions in size without loss of quality. PdfCompressor is especially useful because it can convert files into PDF from other formats, including JPEG. To try PdfCompressor for free, download the trial version.