GSoC 2013

the Computational Science and Enigneering at Vienna UT (including nomacs) has been accepted for Google Summer of Code 2013. So if you are interested in improving nomacs, this is the only chance to earn money at the same time. If you want to apply for the nomacs project @ GSoC2013 you should subscribe to our mailing list (

Do you have any questions concerning the ideas or the puzzle? Please do not hesitate to contact us via this mailing list (or IRC #TU_CSE_SoC @

Why webP

according to a feature request from dadatamada we took a closer look to the webP format. the screenshot shows a nightly build of nomacs with webP load/save functionality. if an image needs to be compressed, webP shows a far better image quality while decreasing the file size. note that the jpg compressed image (right) has 16.6 KB while the webP image only needs 6.8 KB. another advantage is the fact that webP features a full (8bit) alpha channel and supports lossless compression…

why webp