Open and View Webp Images on Windows, Linux and Mac Computers


Webp ( pronounced weppy )is an new images format which was developed by Google . The Webp image format is still in development  , which is why it has not been much popular with computer users . Almost every operating system does not have the ability to open Webp files natively .

In any case if you are downloading images from Google services , like screenshots of apps from the Google play store . You will not be able to open the screenshots on your windows computer . The reason being windows does not include the codec required to decode Webp images .

view webp images with windows photo viewer .

If you want to view these Webp images on your windows computer , all you need to do is download a free Webp codec from Google . After installing the codec you need to restart your windows computer and you will be able to able to open and view Webp images on your computer . The Webp codec is available for Windows , Linux and Mac operating systems . download the Webp codec prom this page .


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1 comment

  • webp-codec is only for WIC-using applications.. but a bunch of other software
    handle this format… if u need more info try “WebP Alliance”-Group on Facebook

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