Portable Network Graphics

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2016-03-13 15:17:13
PNG was created to improve GIF image-file format. Removing patent license issues at that time; and removing 256 colors limitation.
Common image file formats
PNG
ProsWidely accepted format
Lossless
Transparency support
ConsMore complex and larger image files can be large
Only supports web colors (RGB)
Limited compatibility
Features
LosslessYes
Animation supportNo
Transparency supportYes
LicensedNo
Layers supportNo
Developed byW3C (donated by PNG Development Group)
Commonly used forIcons
Simple web graphics like logos
Illustrations, or raster text rendering
Browser support (without plugin)
Internet ExplorerYes
FirefoxYes
OperaYes
SafariYes
Google ChromeYes
Additional
File extensions.png
Wikipediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portable_Network_Graphics
  • 2011-04-11 23:49:06
    2016-03-13 15:17:13
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  • Creative Commons License CC-BY-SA 3.0 / GNU FDL

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