Vector and bitmap graphics: Theory

Specification Points
Specification Reference Specification Point
3.1.6.e describe the differences between vector and bitmap graphics and evaluate their suitability for given applicatioins


Mini Website

This mini website covers the specification points above.

Students should read through the information and make their own notes.

There are some suggestions for tasks in the 'Lesson Ideas' section which could be used to accompany the website.

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Vector Vs Bitmap

This three slide PPT clearly explains the difference between vector and bitmap images.

It also demonstrates what happens to image files when they are compressed.

Kindly contributed by Laurence James

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