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

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How to know the compression level of a PNG file and whether it is lossy?

Can I know whether a PNG file was compressed and how (at least, whether it was a lossless compression) in Windows? When I open the standard file properties dialog from the Windows Explorer, I see no ...
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Why do light edges appear on transparent PNGs online?

Everytime I try to use transparent PNG images on sites, white edges keep appearing around the images, seen in the photo below. How come this is happening, and how do I stop this from happening? ...
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How to convert a multi-page PDF file to PNG files, with one PNG file per page of the PDF document?

How do I convert a multi-page PDF file to PNG files, and automatically save one PNG file per page of the PDF document (for Windows 7)? I have tried virtual printers (CutePDF, Bullzip PDF Printer) and ...
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How to convert a PDF document to PNG?

Is there a free way to convert a PDF document to a PNG image?
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how to remove a png file's background using paint.net

I have a png file that is composed of only two colors: white and dark. Majority of image space is occupied by the white color but I want to remove this white color, thus giving the image a transparent ...
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FFmpeg - PNG / JPG - Invalid data found when processing input

I am trying to add a watermark to a video with FFmpeg. I have a custom build of FFmpeg that I am creating with a view to keep the binary size down. I seem to have excluded the ability for FFmpeg to ...
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Find out PNG transparent background color on Linux

It appears that PNG files contain background color information for transparent pixels. This sometimes becomes noticeable when using that image as a texture with wrong settings. How to find out in ...
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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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How to change the colour of a png image in any adobe software

I have a logo that is a process color and I need to change it to a pantone colour. The only way I could change the colour was if I live traced it but I lost some detail. So I was wondering if there is ...
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How to create an uncompressed AVI from a series of 1000's of PNG images using FFMPEG

How can I create an uncompressed AVI from a series of 1000's of PNG images using FFMPEG? I used this command to convert an input.avi file to a series of PNG frames: ffmpeg -y -i input.avi -an ...
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PNG or JPEG for an X-Ray Without Visible Artifacts

A past paper question from a Multimedia Systems exam: If you had an X-Ray photograph of a leg which might be broken, which would give better compression before artifacts were visible, and which ...
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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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Substracting colors and extracting transparency values

Lets say a picture was made to semi-transparent and added on a flat background color. The original picture, background color and result(mixture) is known. But, that added transparency(alpha value) is ...
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Mac get info always showing png icon instead of the icon

When I open 'Get Info' copy my icon over the default and it applies it but it never shows it. It only shows the default PNG icon (with the pictures and the camera). Does anybody faced the problem ...
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Best way to convert BMP to PNG while maintaining quality?

Is this possible convert BMP to PNG while maintaining quality? I am trying to reduce the size of some albums that are in BMP, but still maintain the lossless quality. Just tried XnConvert and setting ...
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How can I create a new image with transparent background in Paint.NET?

I would like to do some basic graphics using Paint.NET. I would like to start with a transparent background and draw on top of it, but I can't find any settings on how to do that. I only get a new ...
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What software can I use to read png metadata?

I know that I can create a simple little Qt based application that adds and read png metadata, using the QImage.setText(...) and QImage.text(...). That metadata can then be read with a linux command ...
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.png images load great - .jpg images are blurry on website

I've searched around and found lots of information about blurry images and I've implemented some of the fixes I found and it worked on about 50% of them. I'm posting Android apps and iOS apps - all ...
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ImageMagick's mogrify tool darkens PNGs (when only trying to resize)

I'm trying to use the simple command to resize images and overwrite the originals: mogrify -resize 80% * My source images are semi-transparent PNGs that happen to be grayscale. The resize operation ...
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Is there a way to use an inline PNG image in an Outlook e-mail?

In my work as a developer I sometimes find myself sending details emails with screenshots to illustrate some point or problem. The content of these screenshots is often text. So knowing that PNG is ...
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Convert single PNG image into single PDF

I need a method to convert single images (specifically PNG format) into PDF's that are automatically re-sized to fit that single image (and not remain the default 8.5x11" letter size). I could do this ...
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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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Export excel chart to png with certain dimensions

How do i export an Excel chart to a PNG image, defining the exact size of the resulting image file? I need to export some excel charts to PNG to put them on a html page. Due to design restrictions, ...
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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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overlay transparent animation over video with ffmpeg

Overall task is to overlay animated infographics over video. What I would like as a result shown in this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhMF3WD9pr0 Nice animated semi-transparent cyan line on ...
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JPEG vs PNG vs BMP vs GIF

I would like to know which one of these formats requires less memory for the same quality of the picture, and what are the main differences between these formats.
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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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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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Convert video to apng/png?

I tried to do this with ffmpeg but failed (I also failed making animated GIFs). Is there a simple to use free program (command line is okay) to convert videos to animated PNGs? As long as it doesn't ...
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What is @OpenWithToastLogo.png?

Background Recently, I copy-n-pasted some text from Notepad into a command line window. The copied text included a TAB character prefixing the text I copied, for example "{tab}test.exe". When I ...
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Use Windows rating system with pictures without metadata (PNG, BMP, GIF)

Windows as a native rating system which lets you rate pictures. The problem is that you can only rate JPG/JPEG pictures that contain metadata. You can't rate PNG, GIF and BMP pictures that don't ...
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ImageMagick Convert: How to produce sharp resized PNG files from SVG files?

I am using this command to generate a sharp 512px wide version of an SVG file that I have: convert -geometry 256 pinterest.svg pinterest.png This is the source file: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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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, ...
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Convert many images to one PDF

How can I convert about 100 PNGs to one PDF on a Mac? I'm open to using the command line if it helps. I have tried using iPhoto, but it quits, not sure why. Saving from Preview doesn't quite do what ...
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Convert PNG to Multi-page PDF

I've seen a lot of posts about how to convert a multi-page PDF to PNG but I'm wondering how I can go in the opposite direction if I have the size of each page I want made.
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PNG file has different colours in different programs

I downloaded an icon from Icons8. With their tool I recolored it to dark blue (#2c3e50). After unpacking and uploading the 48px icon I got the following result: As you can see the color is not ...
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avconv and ffmpeg: errors reading png files

I'm trying to use avconv to overlay data onto a video. I generate PNG files representing the overlay data at 4fps. The PNG files are the 120px wider and 60px taller than the original video, because ...
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How is PNG lossless given that it has a compression parameter?

PNG files are said to use lossless compression. However, whenever I am in an image editor, such as GIMP and try to save an image as a PNG file, it asks for the compression parameter, which ranges ...
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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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Do more compressed PNG images take longer to load?

When I create PNG files with very small disk size, I tend to wonder if the file size becomes less important than the time viewers would need to decompress the image. Technically that would be trivial ...
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LibreOffice has ugly PNG import

I'm trying to import a PNG graphic exported from Inkscape (I tried importing the SVG directly but it doesn't work: the text is missing and replaced by black boxes) in a LibreOffice document, but it ...
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Do PNGs compressed multiple times require multiple decompressions?

If my PNGs get compressed multiple times, do they need to be decompressed the same number of times? I need my PNGs to load darn fast.
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Batch converting PNG to JPG in linux

Does anyone know a good way to batch-convert a bunch of PNGs into JPGs in linux? (I'm using Ubuntu). A png2jpg binary that I could just drop into a shell script would be ideal.
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Is there a Photoshop plug-in that reduces PNG file size using pngcrush? [closed]

I’ve used pngcrush to reduce the size of PNGs produced by Photoshop. It’d be neat if there was a plug-in for Photoshop that ran pngcrush automatically on PNGs when saving them for the web. Is there ...
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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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Command-line application for converting SVG to PNG on Mac OS X

Are there any command-line programs that can convert an SVG to PNG, that run on Mac OS X? Edit: Dylan B had a good answer with ImageMagick. For reference, to install ImageMagick with SVG support on ...
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How can I save a graph to a PNG or GIF file in Microsoft Excel?

How can I save a graph to a PNG or GIF file in Microsoft Excel? I know I can save as an HTML file and use the image created there, but I suspect there is a way that doesn't create other clutter of ...
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I would like to batch change one colour in a group of PNGs. Mac - freeware software

I hope someone would be able to help me. I have a group of icons in png format. They are all transparent backgrounds with one colour for the actual icon. I would like to change this colour in all of ...
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Transparent texture rendered as black

I'm trying to render a scene with transparent png. The scene is actually imported from a .obj file (with another .mtl file), which should technically applies the transparency for me. ^ It does ...
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Get pixel dimensions of a PNG on my Mac?

I have a random .PNG file on my Mac. Actually I have about a hundred of them. What is the easiest way to get the pixel dimensions? (I.e, 100 pixels wide and 50 high, or whatever).