PNG (portable network graphics) is a popular image format that supports 32-bit colors and transparency.

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Converting RGB images into lossless video with avconv / ffmpeg

I am trying to convert a series of PNG24 images containing a screen animation to a lossless video, so that every pixel is reproduced exactly as it was in the original. But avconv (and ffmpeg) both ...
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Batch image replace 2 colors

I know there is already such question but it didn't helped me. I have a lot of image files, where I want to change purple RGB(255, 0, 255) to transparent (it is png). Is there any app which could do ...
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How do I merge a folder of PNG images to a mp4 movie using avconv?

I have a folder containing many time stamped PNG images which I'd like to merge to a short movie. The contents of that directory looks like this: └── images ├── img_20130421_115547.png ├── ...
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Why does this PNG image display differently in Chrome & Firefox than in Safari and IE?

Check this image out: On Chrome and Firefox it will show as a pear. Now, try to save it and look at it saved on your desktop. Also, try viewing in Safari or Internet Explorer. It will display ...
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PNG file size is too big after converting from JPG

I try to convert a JPG file to PNG, but the size is still too big, about 7 MB. What's wrong? I used Microsoft Paint to convert it. The original file is only 500 KB in JPEG, yet the PNG file is 7 MB. ...
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How to convert GIF files to PNG or JPEG in OS X with command line?

I have 10k+ GIF files that I need to convert to PNG or JPEG preferably using command line so that I can automate it. I'm not worried about losing quality or transparency, just need to prepare files ...
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Create a .png with zopfli

I wanted to give zopfli a try since I have some static .png's that I am using on a website. I see how I can create .gz and .deflate-files. But how can I create a png that can be displayed in FF, ...
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How do I convert (.gif to .png) this image to get the original view?

I am trying to convert this image, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Dijkstra_Animation.gif, to a series of .png files. This was pretty simple, I used the convert command in Linux, convert ...
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Why shell commands for PNG file in Windows 8 doesn't work?

I have exactly same task like here: Windows 7 - Add shell command for .png file But this solution doesn't work in Windows 8 for unknown reason only for PNG files. And I don't know why. I tried some ...
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Postscript to png conversion loss

When converting Postscript files to PNG, is there any loss of fidelity in the converted files? The postscript files are scanned at 1200DPI. If there is such loss, how can it be kept minimum? I'm ...
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How can I convert a series of PNG images to a video for YouTube?

I have a sequence of PNGs (here is one specimen) which I turn into a video with ffmpeg: ffmpeg -r 10 -i image%03d.png -s 1380x720 -c:v libx264 -qscale 10 -r 30 basf_merck_libx264.mp4 With ...
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Why are colors changed in the preview for my clip on YouTube?

I have 1000 PNGs created with R and ggplot2. This is one for example: image000.png Now I use ffmpeg to glue them together into a clip: ffmpeg -r 10 -i image%03d.png -s 1380x720 -vcodec png ...
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convert serveral image files to a single djvu file

Suppose I have serveral BMP image file, say 001.bmp, 002.bmp,..., 100.bmp. I want to convert these files to a single djvu file, whose first page is the content of 001.bmp, the second page is the ...
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“Bake” an SVG image into a PNG at a given resolution?

I'm on Linux and I'd like to take an SVG file and bake it into a PNG file at a given resolution (scaling). Is there a way to do this quickly and effectively from the command line? I'm looking for ...
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Convert png sequence to x264 with ffmpeg

I am trying to convert a series of pngs into an mp4 video. I am using ffmpeg, and want to encode the video with the H.264 codec. Using the command ffmpeg -y -r 30 -b 1800k -i _tmp%04d.png -vcodec ...
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Building ImageMagick on OSX Lion and can't link libpng

I am trying to build ImageMagick 6.8.0-5 on OSX Lion with support for libpng. I am just using the standard ./configure make make install procedure. I succeed in compiling when I do not reference ...
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Most space-efficient format for image with large dimensions but few colors?

Recently I have had to scale up the dimensions of a gif image by a factor of 2, this resulted in an increase of the file size by about 8 times. While this is not a complete surprise, I can't help but ...
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Identify specific PNG format

How can I tell, ideally with an Imagemagick identify command, whether a particular PNG is PNG32, PNG24 or PNG8? The %z or %[depth] gives the sample depth (not the pixel depth), which is always 8 or ...
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Automating the choice between JPEG and PNG with a script

Choosing the right format to save your images in is crucial for preserving image quality and reducing artifacts. Different formats follow different compression methods and come with their own set of ...
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.MOV video compressed with PNG has no alpha channel

I have a QuickTime file .mov with alpha channel compressed with PNG codec. What I need is to create smaller version of this file using ffmpeg. Everything works except new mov has no alpha (Adobe After ...
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How can I add metadata to PNG images on OS X/Linux?

Is there a program for OS X and Linux that I can use to add Textual information to PNG image files? Something for Windows also, maybe?
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Batch convert svg to ico, specifying size?

In Windows, I have a GNOME icon theme in the svg format; several svg files residing within subfolders. Is there a way, on the command line, to convert these to ico files with the same name in the same ...
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I need to convert a bunch of *pngs to *.mpg in linux/CENTOS. How can I do this?

Title says it all, and I am not too familiar with LINUX, but I can get by if I get some help. I am looking for a way(s) where I can do the above, or in lieu of that, download a program that will do ...
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PNG works on iPhone but not through computer

I downloaded an app from Cydia called "Conway's Game of Life" to both my iPhone and my computer. On the iPhone it renders correctly, but on the computer some of the PNG files of the Cydia .deb ...
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Corrupt PNG files after unzipping

I downloaded 7-zip for Windows to extract .png files from .deb archives, but they turn out corrupted, showing a black background instead. Is there an alternative, working program for unzipping .deb ...
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Imagemagick convert making strange gif

I am trying to make a GIF from a set of PNGs (files like f0010.png). convert *0.png out.gif The GIF is coming out strange -- not looking like the PNGs, cutoff, stuff missing, etc. I tried also ...
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ming 0.4.2 compilation errors on Ubuntu 12.04 when installing from source code

I am trying to install ming 0.4.2 from source code and it was compilable before on Ubuntu 10.04, but now it' giving following compilation errors when I try to install using command sudo make install ...
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Render Video as png with Alpha

I have pixel art that I want to put in an animated png. I animated it in the timeline, but when I rendered it into a series of pngs, It has no partial transparency. Anyone know how to solve this?
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Convert image to uncompressed PNG from the command-line

I have a compressed PNG image compressed.png. I can convert it to an uncompressed PNG decompressed.png using GIMP (saving as PNG and setting compression level to 0). How can this be done on the ...
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PNG displays differently in Firefox

Currently I'm working on a website with some bright colors. I'm trying to implement a seamless overlay on top of a few images, to give the sensation that the background is flowing over the image, ...
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PNGs with Black Backgrounds

Why is it that when I copy/paste PNG files with a transparent background into photoshop that they show up with a black background, whereas if I save them, then open they're transparent? I find it ...
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How to reduce PNG file size for web?

I have a PNG-24 file with transparent background and its current size is 1.5 MB. How to reduce size or use PNG-8 file format and keep same quality ? PNG file fro here: ...
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PNG alpha rendered as black in Blender

I'm a Blender novice, so this is probably easy to fix. When I use a transparent PNG as a texture in Blender, the parts that should be transparent are rendered as black. This is especially confusing ...
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How can I convert a PNG to a vectorized image?

This is the best I've found so far: http://www.tlhiv.org/rast2vec/ It works otherwise ok except that it does not support PNG transparency (it's simply gone in the resulting vector).
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How can I create a 24-bit PNG with alpha and no transparency in Fireworks CS3?

We're creating icons for a mobile app, and the developers have asked for very specific files. One needs to be 48px x 48px and has to be a 24-bit PNG with alpha and no transparency. I'm using ...
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ffmpeg and png watermark issue

I tried to create a watermark (using a png image) on a video like this: ffmpeg -i test.wmv -b:a 300k -ar 22050 -t 10 -f flv -s 352x288 -vf "movie = watermark_logo352.png [watermark]; [in][watermark] ...
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Local Apache won't send PNGs correctly

Can't figure this out: Yesterday my local Apache config was sending PNGs just fine, today the browser is trying to decode them as JPGs and thus, only showing a "missing image" error despite returning ...
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Windows 7 doesn't show image size for all images

On Windows 7's new file layout in Explorer. Some PNGs will show the size whereas others won't. I've tried rebooting and clearing the cache, but it doesn't work. Also, all of these images were saved ...
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Set .png default compression in Photoshop CS6

Is there a possibility to set .png default compression options to "NONE / fast"? Whenever I try to save as .png, the default option is set to "smallest / slow".
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multiple png images over a single pipe to ffmpeg (no file writes to disk!)

I have a program that generates a script for gnuplot, which in turn generates a lot of png images and send it to stdout. I want to pipe these images to ffmpeg without writing them to the disk. This is ...
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Saving image as PNG-24 in IrfanView

Is it possible to save an image as PNG-24 in IrfanView? I am asking this because the edges around circular lines get disturbed when saving the image as transparent. I heard that this might be due to ...
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A photoshop png file all the same size generating dilemma

I have a photoshop file with layered componpents that I am animating. I need to save each layer of each element as a png file with the same dimensions (so if a box moves, 3 layers of the psd file have ...
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Mac Cursor PNGs

So I found a collection of PNGs for authentic Windows cursors. Does anybody know where I can find the same for OSX? The only one I've found so far is the following standard black cursor:
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Best way to export powerpoint slides into pngs with different resoltuions?

I am trying to convert powerpoint slides into a png. I know that there are several ways that allow to do this by allowing for changing the resolution (e.g., within powerpoint by changing the registry, ...
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IE8 wont display .PNG images

I really don't know how the user managed to do this but for some reason .PNG images are no longer working in IE8. When viewing a page that has .PNG images on it they are just displayed as a little ...
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lossless PNG to video in Imagemagick

As an intermediate step in creating an animation, I need to put a bunch of sequential PNGs into a movie file. I tried ffmpeg but was getting compression and artifacting even when I set quality to ...
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Is there any quality difference between PNG vs BMP image formats?

I have just learned that PNG is a lossless image format while BMP can be both uncompressed or lossless format. Should there be a quality difference between these two? If not, does it mean that other ...
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How to convert a photo without losing quality?

I have to convert a bmp into another standard format, without losing quality. To which format shall I convert it to?
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Multiply blending mode to PNG

I have a layer in Photoshop with multiply on, when I however save to web it loses the blending mode. How can I keep multiply or achieve the same effect in another way?
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How do I convert an SVG to a PDF on Linux

How do I convert and SVG (containing a a few words of latin text and some simple vector graphics) to a PDF on Linux? I tried Inkscape 0.47 on Ubuntu Lucid, but it moves some sub-graphics randomly, ...