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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Why are the colors of certain PNG files getting distorted when opened in Illustrator?

I was trying to open an iPhone screenshot in Illustrator, but for some reason the colors are distorted. If I open the same file in any other application (Photoshop, GIMP, Preview, etc.) the colors are ...
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What do I need to manipulate in GIMP to follow these specific color patterns I'm working with?

I am using GIMP and my images are appearing darker in an app I'm using, specifically OOTP 18. For example, my blue #0054a4 displays as a darker blue #003184, when I need it to appear as blue #004295 ...
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How to export a completely transparent image?

For a game I’m making, I need a completely transparent image, i.e., every pixel shall have zero opacity. I tried to make a completely transparent image in Photoshop, and try to save it as a PNG, but ...
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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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blurr icons on export, export as png and save as web in illustrator

I am creating icons and logo in illustrator. i have tried them saving as export as png, save as web and export as artboard but it is always blurry.
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Increase opacity for PNG in GIMP

I have an image already at 100% opacity but the whole image is partially transparent (with a transparent background). Is there some way to uniformly increase the opacity (effectively going beyond the ...
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Illustrator: extra white space when exporting to PNG

I've created a PNG version of a document that I made in Illustrator. The PNG seems to have a couple inches of white space next to it. I have checked for artifacts to the side of the doc. Nothing I don'...
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What is the difference between PNG and PNG8?

I was wondering what is the difference between PNG and PNG8? Is there any difference between PNG and PNG8 in image quality? Why would I want to use PNG8 over PNG and vice versa? Lets say I draw an ...
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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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Reading a CSV file to create 10 x 10 px pngs based on the rgb values in the CSV document

First time posting after trying to figure out a solution that would save me time with a project I'm doing. I Have this idea of using a CSV document to generate colour patches needed for another ...
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Svg file size more than a png image

I have two files with same dimensions and I want to save my vector file to web SVG. Problem is that this file size is more than generate the same file to PNG for web. I think that I'm exporting ...
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transparent png file problem :(

I am converting fles from jpeg to transparent png files. I clean them up by hand and convert jpeg to png with Paint3D and then convert the png to a png with transparent background in the same program. ...
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How to save small png files (icons) with minimal pixelation?

I've been tasked with creating a bunch of icons for a software product that my company develops. The problem is, I keep getting feedback that the icons are too "pixelated" for them to use... The ...
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Batch graphic/image processing (convert SVG to PNG and change transparent to white) [duplicate]

I've got around 200 SVG graphics that have transparent backgrounds. I'm struggling to find a tool that would allow me to convert these into various sizes of PNG, with also the option to remove any ...
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Creating Black & White Transparent PNG's

I'm trying to strip all background colour (white in my instance) from an image in order to save out as a transparent PNG so we can upload the images to a webpage with a changing background colour. The ...
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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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Sketch text rendering is blurred

After exporting screens from Sketch 3 to PNG, the text is blurred Check out: This Website and see the three screens. It's almost not possible to read the screens. Even if you resize them it's not ...
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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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Why is my PNG being imported with a black background in After Effects?

I am running into an odd problem. I have Adobe After Effects installed and I am not able to import PNGs with transparency. Each time I import a PNG with built-in transparency, the PNG gets a black ...
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Changing the color of of a PNG file converted to SVG in illustrator [closed]

Just got done converting a png Photoshop file to a SVG in Illustrator but I"m not able to change the color to the the deired dcolor. Any ideas on how this can be done?
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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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Different dominant color codes are extracted from same image

I try to extract the dominant color from a image by using 3 different tools, i.e.: Tineye Labs Color Theif: http://lokeshdhakar.com/projects/color-thief/ Vibrant.js: http://jariz.github.io/vibrant.js/...
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How does size work with PNG-8 and PNG-24 images?

I am desperately trying to save a psd file as a high res png. I found some relevant setting when I click Save for Web in photoshop but then I got confused about size vs resolution. I found this ...
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Purple text on dark background too blurry when uploading to facebook (saved as png)

I'm going nuts here. I'll try to be straight to the point. I'm using Photoshop CC and have this dark background image for a poster with some text info. Sentences in white, three infos in purple, ...
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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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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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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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Convert PNG pixel arts to SVG without tracing

For a personal project, I designed some icons as PNG files and would like to export them as SVGs. I know the next question: I don't want a raster, I need vectors. I found this question but since it's ...
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How to create a crisp favicon

I have been trying to create a favicon for my website for sometime and I cannot get it to be crisp. It is a simple Favicon. This is the best I could make it, The W will not be crisp. Is this favicon ...
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Compress png images with Gimp

I'm getting a message from PageSpeed Insights that recommends to compress some png images. E.g: If compressing .../logo.png without loosing information, you would save 1.014 B (12% redcuction). ...
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Why can't Photoshop properly open this PNG?

When I try to open this image in PS (CS5) I get red rectangles around the parts of the image that are not transparent. If I copy the image and paste it in PS I get the contents of the image, as seen ...
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How to make PNG-quality animations in GIF format?

I've noticed more and more sites using animated GIFs that have PNG quality. You'd think they're the latter if you didn't check the image info. The lines are crisp, the colors look great, there's none ...
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Wrong size while exporting png from Illustrator?

I made a file size 320*370, however they become 321*370 while I export them into png?? Things happen to every files unless there is only one artboard in the file. Always 1 px more from what I ...
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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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Is there a way to change the color of a .png object using Adobe Illustrator?

I just downloaded a zip file of .png banners and arrows. However, they were all created black. Is there any way I can change the color of the objects in Adobe Illustrator?
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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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Problem with Images out of canvas Photoshop

I have a 900x900 pixel canvas . I placed a png in a new layer . The width of the png image overflows the canvas . Ofcourse the overflow of the image is hidden because it is out of the canvas , but i ...
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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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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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Krita PNG or JPEG not saving?

I've tried a grand total of 12 times to save my Krita files (called .kra) as .png or .jpg files, but it doesn't work. Each time I try, Krita freezes for a few minutes and then shuts down without ...
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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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Adobe Illustrator - Linked Images Disappearing

This happens to me often. I take screenshots of free images on the internet and insert them into Illustrator files. But if I save, close, and reopen the files, the screenshots have to be present on my ...
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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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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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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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In Illustrator CS5, why are my colors dull when I export to png?

I'm having an issue with Illustrator CS5 that I've seen mentioned in many, many forums, but I haven't found an answer that has fixed my problem. When I use Save for Web & Devices... to create a ...