Google could have launched the WebP picture format in 2010, however there’s nonetheless no native help for this format on most working programs, together with Microsoft Home windows and macOS. With the default picture viewer (Home windows Picture Viewer) and the default picture editor (Paint) on Home windows but to roll out out-of-the-box help for WebP, many individuals discover it troublesome to work with Play Retailer pictures which are downloaded within the WebP format by default for folks utilizing Google Chrome. In case you’re a kind of who’d somewhat cope with JPGs or PNGs, right here’s how one can keep away from WebP recordsdata completely whereas downloading pictures from the Play Retailer or elsewhere on the web for that matter:
Observe: You’ll be offered with WebP pictures on the Play Retailer if and provided that you utilize Google Chrome, so you may as a substitute use Firefox, Opera or Web Explorer to obtain these pictures as JPG or PNG by default. That being the case, the next tutorial is just for Chrome customers.
Save WebP Photos as JPG or PNG Utilizing Extensions
- The simplest solution to keep away from saving Play Retailer pictures as WebP even whereas utilizing Google Chrome is to obtain an extension known as ‘Save Picture as JPEG, PNG, WebP, Base64’. When you’re there, simply click on on ‘Add to Chrome’ as seen within the picture beneath.
- When you’ve put in the extension, go over to any Play Retailer web page (or any web-page wherever on the web for that matter), and simply proper click on on a picture. You’ll get choices to reserve it in any of the three completely different codecs as seen within the picture beneath, so simply take your decide.
That’s it guys, it’s that easy to avoid wasting any Play Retailer picture in JPG or PNG even whereas utilizing Google Chrome.
Save WebP Photos as JPG or PNG Natively
Whereas the strategy described above enables you to save WebP pictures as JPG or PNG via a easy right-click, you can too do the identical with out putting in this extension, though, it’ll require a pair additional steps. First off, right-click on the picture you’re seeking to save, and select the ‘Copy Picture’ possibility as a substitute of ‘Save As’, as proven within the picture beneath.
Open MS Paint or any picture modifying app, and paste the copied picture utilizing Ctrl+V or no matter keyboard shortcut is supported by your picture modifying software program. In case you’re utilizing MS Paint, click on on the blue button on the top-left, and hover your mouse pointer over ‘Save As’, you’ll get choices to avoid wasting your picture as JPG, PNG, BMP or GIF.
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Obtain WebP Photos as JPG or PNG in Chrome
The WebP format was a good suggestion from Google given all the benefits it has over the extra frequent JPG recordsdata, however sadly, it has did not take off even after so a few years of being in existence. Which is why Google’s insistence on utilizing it for Play Retailer pictures create loads of issues for a lot of like us in tech media who must work with them on a reasonably common foundation. As a devoted Firefox consumer, I’ve by no means needed to face any WebP-related troubles, however in case you needed to undergo the hoops to avoid wasting these pictures in a extra common format, now you’ve gotten the knowhow to avoid wasting your self all of the headache. So give it a go and tell us the way it went, as a result of we love listening to from you.