Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Close up of jaggiesAlternatively referred to as staircasing, jaggies are a rigid, non-straight line or edge of an image or graphic. For example, jaggies or jagged edges can be seen when zooming in on an image and with low-quality images. In the image to the right, is an example of a zoomed in dot as a demonstration.

Antialiasing, Artifact, DPI, Low resolution, Pixel, Pixelated, Resolution enhancement, Video terms