Questions tagged [png]

Questions about the lossless raster graphics format PNG, primarily designed to succeed the `GIF` format for displaying images on the internet or via digital delivery. This format supports transparency.

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Edge quality goes down when exporting with Gimp (no compression, any format)

This image looks pretty in Gimp’s native XCF format: : After exporting to any internet format without compression it looks like this: What’s the reason for this loss of quality, and how can I avoid ...
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How to remove line of “join” vector shapes

I am new to Illustrator and am suffering when trying to export 2 unified vectors to PNG file. The exported image ends up with the "trace" on union of two objects. Is there any way to solve this "...
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How to create Whatsapp Magic images

Migrated from Photography SE. I received an image on WhatsApp, claiming to be a 'Magic image'. Here it is: (NOTE: Its a JPG) (Find the full size here: https://bit.ly/2WcEZmH) Below images in ...
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PNG to SWF. Getting stuck exporting vectorized image to swf due to white gaps

Complete newb here. Trying to vectorize some pngs with plans to convert to swf for a mobile app. After image tracing and exporting to swf, I end up with white gaps in my swf. Did a lot of google ...
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Automate add an image to another image, and export

I have a white bg image size 500 x 312 - 72 resolution. I have about 20 icons that I downloaded from google images. They have different size. Right now, this is what I have to do for one image ...
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Gimp will not work with PNG from internet - Can not accurately change canvas or background color?

I took an image and simply changed the canvass size so that I could create more space. After increasing the canvass size with clear/alpha I exported to both .png and .jpg and set for the highest ...
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Incorrect PNG export size

Whatever I do, if I create an artboard in illustrator that is 540 x 540 pixels the artwork ends up being 2254x2254 when directly exported to png from Illustrator. I even just created a new AI file ...
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How do I change the text color and background of a png? [closed]

I tried the quick selection tool but I notice some jaggies and it's not crisp. Does anyone know a way? I want to turn a png's text white and the background another solid color.
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PNG files opening in indexed mode when dragged into Photoshop [closed]

When I drag a PNG file into Photoshop it comes in the indexed mode, and not in layer form. Why does this happen and how can I solve it?
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How do I unmerge or split a PNG? [duplicate]

I have a merged transparent PNG that has multiple walk cycle poses like so Is it possible to split this image so that each pose is as separate image. In short is there a software where I feed in ...
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From Illustrator to Photoshop to Print [duplicate]

I need to export final files with at max 128mb for print on fabric. My initial canvas size is 16.383px x 10.000px (the 16383 is the max allowed by illustrator). I've noticed that even working in ...
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Quick Numerical PNG Save

I work with PNG frames when I make videos. So whenever I do it I usually save with .PSD, but the files got too big and I decided to switch to saving with .PNG I was wondering if there is a way to ...
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Why does PNG perform so poorely on mirror image redundancy?

PNG, and the deflate compression it uses, is usually pretty good at exploting redundancy. For example, this 18.1kB image only grows to 19.1kB when duplicated and concatenated: ---> By Contrast, it ...
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How to get smoother shape edges?

I am currently working on some custom icons. I stumbled upon an article which addresses issues of optical effects and illusions of shapes. What I noticed is that the shapes shown in images provided in ...
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Adobe Illustrator formating to JPG turing out stretchy @ [closed]

I have finished some work on Adobe Illustrator, converted it to PDF and then JPG. but no matter how many times I changed the settings with compression, My art board looks all squished...anybody know ...
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Why png image loses color? [closed]

I have provided the client a logo (black and white) for Instagram in png. According to the client when he uploaded png image, the black part of image changes to green. Can anybody tell me why this ...
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Why are these objects transparent everywhere?

I am trying to export leaves and branches from Illustrator. I would like the area which is not branches and leaves to be transparent (the white part in the image below), and the area which is leaves ...
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Convert the borders of a partially transparent PNG to an outline vector in SVG

I'm seeking for a tool that can convert a PNG image like this: To an SVG border outline like this: SVG Image I'm not sure whether the creator of this image traced the outline by hand. He used GIMP ...
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Photoshop - Export layers to files using plugin

I'm using a plugin to export my pngs (https://www.fnordware.com/superpng/) Anyone knows how I can replicate the Export Layers to files functionality that comes with photoshop but export as SuperPNG? ...
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Background idea for displaying black png images

I need a good way to display black png images in my webapp Hover I thought about using a "transparency tile" but that wouldn't look good I even used CSS stripes but the result wasn't great I need a ...
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How to save 3D PhotoShop text and imaging as PNG or GIF…?

I've been working with PhotoShop for awhile. This has been the first time I've tried to save an image as a PNG or GIF and had it be an unavailable as a save file format. Did some research, I believe ...
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Images allowing you to copy text

I was wondering, given the sheer amount of images with text in front, posted on Facebook, some of which may make you want to select and translate via machine translation of copy and paste, has anyone ...
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Changing the wording in a PNG image

I have two PNG images, which make up the logo for a show I have. The name of the show changed. How do I change the lettering in the PNG. I lost touch with the original designer. Thanks!
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Is there a way to resize the dimensions of multiple APNG files at once?

I have about 40 APNG (animated PNG) files that are each 618 by 618 pixels. I would like to convert them all at once to 408 by 408 pixels, while keeping the same animation, frame duration, transparency,...
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File Sizes Go Up When I Remove Background

I have these .jpg pics and I removed their background. But after I saved them to .png their file sizes skyrocketed. Like a 198kb file becomes 3.82mb after I save it to .png. Why is that?
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Exporting artboards as PNG files produces yellow-hue on blended transparency

Using Photoshop CC 2019 (20.0.1), I am attempting to export an artboard as a PNG image using the File > Export > Artboards to Files feature. The source document contains overlapping artboards, with ...
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PNG doesn't have white background in GIMP

I am attempting to create a PNG with a white background in Gimp. Here is the result: How can I fix this so that the images is grey on white?
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Exporting isometric cube to png results in incorrect sides and rough edges of the cube

UPDATE: I did what @Danielillo suggested and it worked but the width of the exported .png is still one pixel wider then the original: The blue outline is from Illustrator. You can see the one pixel ...
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Exporting Image to PNG causes it to be semi-transparent

I'm trying to create an image with a transparent alpha channel. After clipping image, I've removed white rectangular background using the 'Color to Alpha' tool. It seems to work fine by converting ...
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Howto convert a RGB8888 png into a RGBA8888 png?

Does someone know how to convert RGB8888 png into a RGBA8888 png? I am using paint.net or paint, but I cant find any way to do so.
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Changing the background color of PNG Image while keeping search button in white color instead of grey color [closed]

I have the search button image on my site which has black background and grey search button and this is PNG image with the following code in stylesheet.css .topsearch .btn-search { width:29px; ...
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How to save a PNG with a clipping path

I'm looking to save a PNG on a white background with an active clipping path. Whenever I reopen the file however, the clipping path is gone. Any suggestions? These files MUST be PNGs. These are ...
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Photoshop automatically scaling down image on PNG export, how to export at full ratio? [duplicate]

How to export an image from Photoshop CC with dimensions (15300 x 10500) to one PNG without scaling down? I have multiple images at 15300 x 10500 pixel and created them at this size. However, I can ...
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Exporting image to gray-scale single channel PNG 8bit in Photoshop

I know I can very easily export an image to PNG 8bit with just a single color channel in Gimp. But I can't figure out how to do that in Photoshop. "Export as" gives an option to reduce number of bits ...
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pdf created in Illustrator opened in Inkscape but pdf export misses features

I receive a pdf. This PDF was generated with Adobe Illustrator CC 22.0 (Windows) Adobe PDF library 15.00. I use Inkscape to extract a particular page and I copy one particular object (a white dot) ...
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Loaded png into GIMP looks wierd

(Not an experienced designer / GIMP user) When loading the Kubernetes png logo into GIMP, I get a weird result. How can I solve this? Logo file: https://github.com/kubernetes/kubernetes/blob/master/...
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Create a Layer of White Noise and Save as a Transparency file (With Only the White Noise showing)

I'm try to create a layer of white noise in Photoshop that I can export as a transparency (png) file to use on a website. There are a couple of other similar questions on here, but they are trying to ...
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Photograph of text looks blurry when small on website but when enlarged looks crisp?

I am editing some photos for a website that has text in it, when I upload them onto the site the text looks blurry, but when I pop the images open to being larger the text looks crisp and I am not ...
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Change a specific color in an area

I have this image, a PNG file: Question: I want to change one of the logo's color to be more visible than the others. The color I want is australium gold rgb(231, 181, 59) These "logo's" represent ...
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How I can prevent Photoshop from adding metadata to a PNG file?

When I use "Save for Web" in Photoshop it adds a bunch of metadata. For example I saved a 4x4 pixel file as PNG. It should have been around 136 bytes put photoshop added 814 extra bytes, all metadata ...
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Generate palette from image

I want to automatically generate a palette from an image. Something like this, where the output is an image a single pixel tall, and 256 pixels wide, from all the colors of an input image. I've ...
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Best way to generate an svg from this png

Attempting to get a high quality image from the TensorBoard projector my last hope lies in producing a svg from a screenshot. My attempts to create an svg in inkscape ended up relatively blurry and I ...
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Illustrator: Trying to export PNG at fixed size and 128 dpi

I'm designing for a screen that has the following specifications: 4.3” Diagonal Screen Size 272 x 480 dots Pixel Size 0.198 x 0x.198 mm Actual Area 95.040 x 53.856 mm 53.856 mm = 2.12 inches 95....
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Gimp wrongly adding alpha to imported png

Some PNG images are not imported correctly. Is it something in the settings or is it a bug? Running GIMP 2.10.2 | Windows 10. Original png with alpha: GIMP print screen: GIMP Exported:
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How do I change the color of a png image in GIMP?

I have a png image that I'm using with GIMP that is only one color. I would like to change this color to a different color. Is there an easy way of doing this?
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Avoiding PNG --> JPG image conversion for Twitter profile image

I've got a logo I'm attempting to use as a profile image for a Twitter account and unfortunately each time I upload my PNG file, it's clearly getting converted to JPG which is introducing compression ...
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Print out PNG image on transparent sheet

I have created two PNG images with 0.4 opacity, which I want to print out on transparent plastic paper, purpose is to see lower sheet text and images show little bit clear from the above printed sheet....
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Adobe Illustrator export the PNG as edited size?

I want to export the created file as a png on Adobe Illustrator cs6. I exported the file as png but also it had been as a png file, it wasn't as I wanted size. How to set the png size as I wanted. ...
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Photoshop shortcut for File, Save As, Format: PNG or JPG, Save, OK

Classical situation: you're working in Photoshop on a PSD file and you want a to export it to PNG or JPG. Here is the usual way: menu File > Save As > Click on Format > Find PNG in the list and ...
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.PSD to .PNG for the Web: .png image not visible? Smart Objects

I got a huge .psd file from a designer. My goal is to save parts of it as transparent .png images and embed them into my web page. The odd thing is that most people cannot see my PNGs. JPEGs are ...