Image Quality Analysis of PNG Images on WhatsApp Messenger Sending

Fahmi Anwar, Abdul Fadlil, Imam Riadi


Technology is growing rapidly, especially in communication with various types of information services such as internet-based messages. One of the most popular internet-based messages in Indonesia is WhatsApp Messenger. WhatsApp is a chat application that can be used on many platforms. Message sending on WhatsApp is carried out end-to-end encryption from the sender to the message recipient. The sending of messages in PNG images is secured using end-to-end encryption and compressed according to predefined rules. This study analyzes Image Compression and Alpha channel in PNG by comparing PNG images before being sent with PNG images that have gone through the sending process on WhatsApp using the test-driven development (TDD) method. The analysis results contain comparisons based on the RMSE, SSIM, PSNR, and MD5 hash values. Delivery with a gallery image attachment type using an image transparent background changes to a white image background. While those with a background other than transparent have good image quality because it has a PSNR value of more than 35 dB, and submissions with document attachment types do not experience changes in MD5 hash value and image quality.


Analysis; Compression; Picture; PNG; WhatsApp

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