A digital document format designed primarily for the storage and distribution of very high resolution images of scanned documents, digital documents, and photographs.

DjVu is an image file format that primarily intended for scanned images.

Through layer separation and superior compression algorithms DjVu files generally are about 20 times smaller than PDF files with scanned images at the same quality level.

Open source software handling DjVu are often based on djvulibre

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