Compress images in Edit Ebook results in larger images

Bug #1741063 reported by glepore70 on 2018-01-03
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Bug Description

Running Tools->Compress Images Losslessly with the default JPEG compression checked (80%) resulted in many images actually growing in size. See attachment.

Request - Only compress images if the resulting image is smaller than the original.

Calibre 3.14
Linux lepore-desktop 4.10.0-42-generic #46~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Dec 4 15:57:59 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

glepore70 (greg-rhobard) wrote :

Fixed in branch master. The fix will be in the next release. calibre is usually released every alternate Friday.

 status fixreleased

Changed in calibre:
status: New → Fix Released
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