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Solved: Transferring jpegs from one hard drive to another- lose some data?

Discussion in 'Digital Photography & Imaging' started by Martini, Feb 8, 2011.

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  1. Martini

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    If I have two hard drives in my PC and I transfer lossy files such as jpegs, MP3s, etc. from one to another, do I lose some data because they're lossy formats or do the files copy as exact duplicates?
     
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    The quality of the JPEG pictures does not change no matter how many times you just copy or move the files from one location to another. Opening the JPEG files in some kind of photo editor and then saving them as JPEG filse would probably degrade the quality. Same kind of thing applies to MP3 and any other lossy files.
     
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    Thanks, that's good to know.
     
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    You're welcome.
     
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