This article compares
graphics support for several browser engines.
Explanation of the tables [ edit ]
These indicate the level of support for the given item in each engine. By default, the most recent version of the engine is implied. However, a specific version number can be listed; when this indicates full support, it's the initial version of the engine fully supporting the item.
Has never been supported
Only some values are supported
Not implemented correctly in all cases
May be incomplete or buggy
Currently in development; full support is expected
Only supported for the specified conditions
No longer supported
Image format support [ edit ]
JPEG features [ edit ]
GIF features [ edit ]
PNG features [ edit ]
See also [ edit ]
^ a b c d KHTML did not have any native image support. This was by design: in
Konqueror, multimedia files were handled by KParts.
^ JPEG 2000 support is only available on the Mac OS X platform.
(Note that the referenced link leads to the Mozilla Bugzilla, where this was brought up and confirmed.) 
^ Trident only displayed progressive JPEGs after they were completely downloaded.
^ There are 15 combinations of the color modes in PNG but not all modes are available in every image editor.
^ Webkit incorrectly applies gamma correction to unlabeled PNGs.
^ Presto supported gamma correction for all color profiles except for
ICC- profile. 
^ In Trident, interlaced PNGs were displayed progressively, but in 1D instead of 2D.
References [ edit ]
, Mozilla Bug 36351 - Support the jpeg2000 (jp2k) format
Bug 36351 Comment 150 - Support the jpeg2000 (jp2k) format
^ a b
Protalinski, Emil (2010-03-16), , Ars Technica Platform Preview gives Web developers first taste of IE9
, Mozilla Bug 500500 - Add support for JPEG-XR/HD Photo
, Mozilla Bug 160261 - (TIFF) TIFF Support?
Faure, David, Re: Bug#15507: tiff, 'Open with:' -> many konqueror windows
, Mozilla Bug 1294490 - Implement experimental WebP image support
, WebKit Bug 47512 - Add support for decoding WebP image
, Opera Software Opera 11.10 for Windows changelog
, Microsoft, 2010-03-15 Windows Internet Explorer Platform Preview
Sivonen, Henri, The Sad Story of PNG Gamma "Correction"
, KDE Bug 179690 - PNG gamma correction doesn't work (bug 61829)
Roelofs, Greg, Browser Gamma-Consistency Test