4. Bitmaps Vs Vectors

A common exam question is to ask you to compare the differences between vector graphics and bitmap graphics.

Use the information below to help you answer this type of question.

Bitmap graphics Vector graphics
Use less processing power than vectors Use more processing power than bitmaps
Made up from pixels Made up from lines equations and calculations
Individual elements cannot be grouped Individual elements can be grouped
Images are less precise than vectors Images are more precise than bitmaps
Take up more memory than vectors Take up less memory than bitmaps
Take up more storage space than vectors Take up less storage space than bitmaps


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