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Does firefox support WebP format?

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google chrome and opera natively support WebP image format. i want to make sure , Does firefox support this format or not ? If the answer is no , please add this feature in the wishlist ..!

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fwenzel 3 solutions 22 answers

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No, Firefox does not support WebP and it is currently not planned to add support.

There's an implementation bug here: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=webp

And some more explanation why this bug is currently won'tfixed, here: http://muizelaar.blogspot.com/2011/04/webp.html

Hope this helps!

faospark 0 solutions 6 answers

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I hope in the near future the plan to add support for webp . it has very strong compression and really helps site's speed