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|
challenge see if you can find out one extra fact on this topic that we haven't already told you
Click on this link: Bitmap and Vector Graphics