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 is the hex color in my PNG different from the same hex code in browser?

Here is an issue which I can't seem to solve: I have a PNG image with a small blue triangle. It's an asset used for a website that I'm creating with a developer. The appearance of its blue is a bit ...
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Exporting a custom made Symbol from Illustrator as a PNG for marketing

this is my first post as a young marketeer working with Illustrator with little experience. I am employed by a company that has never had marketing staff before. All there logos and print work are ...
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GIMP changes png on opening

I have been using photoshop to cut out small parts of screenshots. I then use python OpenCV to test whether those suqares that I cut out can be found somewhere in the original screenshot. With ...
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Make a PNG transparent where color is white and area is not within lines of an object/item?

I have this image below which at 1 time I had it as a transparent PNG but somewhere down the line I have messed up and saved it with a white background. I really need to make all the white that is ...
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How to create 9-patch images in gimp?

I would like to create nine-patch images for mobile and web. How can I do this in Gimp? Is there any plugin for creating nine-patch images in Gimp ?
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Exporting from SVG to PNG with AI

When exporting an SVG icon to PNG, I am attempting to retain the quality of the image while not loosing the size (16px x 16px). I have made the attempt numerous times but have yet to produce a icon ...
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Make 2D object rotation look like 3D

First of all, sorry for that title. I really couldn't find something better, how to describe my problem in short. I've drew a lock, you can see it on image: I would need to create a frame animation, ...
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How can I get my image's output cleaner? [duplicate]

I used a web safe red and I'm still getting a somewhat distorted output. I'm saving in .png format. I've noticed this happening a lot whenever a red color is used. The output looks HORRIBLE on ...
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svg image looks odd in html page

So I have two of the same images one is a SVG and the other one is a PNG. I used Inkscape to export the PNG from the SVG. The dilemma that I am stuck with is that on the SVG the blue lines go much ...
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Why is is Illustrator revealing all hidden layers when I export as PNG?

I am trying to export print files from a large template file. Why are my layers showing up in the PNG and how can I get it to stop? Exporting to screens does not help.
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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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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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Filling the background of a png icon

I have several png icons that I want to place on a colored circle but I'd like a white background immediately behind the image (see attached)...I can do it fine with the ones that are circles by ...
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How to make the canvas fit the shape of my image?

I have the following image: I would like the canvas fit the exact shape of the room shown on this image. The goal is to include this image on my website and create a little effect whenever someone ...
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Embedded PNG on Illustrator, and save the file as PDF. But the PNG (barcode part) turns out GRAY COLOR!

I'm working on a product packing design, so I need to have a barcode on the packaging. But when I attached the barcode PNG in Illustrator and exported the file to PDF format to print. The barcode ...
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Problem with opacity after saving as PNG-8 or GIF from Photoshop

I am a web developer and I have a problem with the opacity of a photo after saving as a PNG or GIF. I have an image with a transparent background with a layer with less than 1% opacity. After saving ...
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Understanding Color Outputs

I am very new at graphic design, and although I did search for this question already, I don't understand all of the terminology yet to know if it has already been answered... if this is a duplicate ...
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Is it possible in to export layers to separate files in Photoshop as PNG with original resolution?

Is it possible to export layers to separate files as PNG with original resolution? When I try to 'Export as' in Photoshop CC 2015 - it saves files as 72 PPI. I need to keep them as 300 PPI.
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Convert 8bit sRGB to 4bit grayscale with ImageMagick

I want to print an 8bit sRGB PNG image on an Epson TM-T88v receipt printer. The printer needs a 4bit grayscale PNG file to print it correctly. As I'm using PHP with ImageMagick, I'm not sure which ...
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How to Export High Res PNGS more Efficiently

I sell a bunch of my hand drawn art as individual elements and I'm trying to find a way to export my work more efficiently in Photoshop. To start I take my Hand Drawn Elements from illustrator and ...
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.png to .svg without losing colors

Does anybody know how to convert a .png (transparent background) image to a .svg vector image (transparent background) without losing colors of the original .png? I have looked at multiple solutions ...
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How to create an image that is just shading and transparency? [duplicate]

In photoshop I created this image that is supposed to represent the folds of a curtain: I, however, only want the shading aspect of this so that I can export that to a PNG and display it over any ...
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Transparent white PNG to SVG vector

I'm designing a logo and my customer already had a transparent PNG with some white letters on it. Now I need it to be a vector, but I can't shape the text like thate, so I thought that it would be ...
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The simplest replacement of color in PNG icons

I need to replace the color of some PNG icons. Examples: shall become JavaScript2 http://www168.lunapic.com/editor/working/146856450596963-bt-5. shall become: YAML2 http://www168.lunapic.com/editor/...
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Sketch exports Alpha Mask different to a PDF than to a PNG?

I'm using Sketch to make a fade out effect in an image using a gradient alpha mask as described at the bottom of this page. In Sketch it looks like I want it to, and now I want to export it both to a ...
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Moden era GIF replacment in photoshop?

I have a created a small GIF consisting of 7 frames using photoshop CS 4. Unfortunally, my GIF contains alpha/transparency and only after the fact did i realize the whole alpha / color palete problem ...
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Quick way to set background to transparant [duplicate]

What is the quickest way to set a transparant background to jpg image with a white background without any major editing? I have tried a few online solutions but the quality always seems poor, so any ...
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Embed license information in a PNG file

Is there a way to embed metadata about the license under which a Portable Networks Graphics (PNG) file is being distributed? For example, this image on this Question on this same Stack Exchange is ...
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How do I convert my AI icon to a PNG file?

Should each AI icon file be taken to Photoshop up to 100 times to convert 100 AI icons to PNG files at a size of 64×64? Or is there a shorter/faster way?
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How to retain pixel dimensions when exporting to PNG in Illustrator [closed]

In Adobe Illustrator, I'm creating for a screen size of 800px X 480px but while exporting to png/jpeg my file size gets changed to 3333px X 2000px. I don't know what's happening? Whatever the file ...
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How to automatically export multiple assets at multiple resolutions from a single SVG file with Inkscape?

Thanks for your comments. I realize my initial wording might have been confusing, so I have attempted to clarify what I'm looking for... I use Inkscape for designing and exporting app assets. These ...
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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 makes PNG low quality

I just open a PNG image and save it again, but Photoshop make my image low quality. How can I solve this problem? Original pic : Saved pic:
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GIMP: exporting as .png does not produce an image with the specified dimensions in “Scale image” or “Print size”

Let us say that I have a 600x600 pixels picture and I want to create a .png file with it that is 6x6 cm in size. What I do is to set the following in "Image->Scale image": I can check in "Image->...
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png with alpha and color background

my product is using 100+ white icons on a transparent background. How can I save the icons with a color background, so I can see the icons in folder view- but maintain the cutout of the icon? Can I ...
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What should dpi be when saving artwork for web? [duplicate]

When saving artwork made in Illustrator for web, what should the dpi be when saving it as a JPG or PNG? For example, say I save my artwork at 500px wide, is it better to save it at 72 dpi or 300 dpi?...
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Remove the window curtains from a photo, but save the glasses - how to do it in GIMP

I have a PNG image: I want to remove only the window curtains from the above image using only GIMP. I tried to remove the curtains, but along with curtains I also lost the glasses. How to keep the ...
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Batch export AI and EPS files into a PNG

I have about ~600 files in .ai and .eps formats and need to export them to a .png (Full image, not layer by layer). Is there any way to do this automatically? Also it will be good if the .png file ...
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Remove lines from transparent edge of compressed png. image

I'm using Photoshop to save illustrations with a transparent middle as a compressed png. file (18% of the original size). When compressing, thin grey lines appear around the transparent edge. These ...
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Making PNG backgrounds black instead of transparent

I'm working in Photoshop CS5. I have 800+ layers in a PSD file with transparency in them, and I want to export them all individually to JPG (or PNG if possible) - I have this straightened out, but I ...
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How do you join many PNG images adjacently in Photoshop CS6

I'm new to photoshop and this commmunity. I have 25 images in PNG format, grayscale, 2100 x 2100 pixels and ~50 KB in size. Is there a way to merge the images consecutively in a single PNG file ...
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EPS file looks great in AI but washed out in Mac Preview or ghostscript

I have an EPS file that, when opened in Illustrator, looks great. AI can export to a PNG that also looks great. When I open this file with Preview on OSX, or use ghostscript/imagemagick to convert it ...
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Distorted text when exporting as png from Illustrator CC

I'm trying to export text as a png from Illustrator CC, but the text is getting slightly distorted. The lowercase e's look like they have a serif or something: I'm required to make art that includes ...
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I can't seem to make these png image sequences small enough!

So, long story short, we are developing an app. We have a couple of animations which are roughly 200 png's long. We are no longer working with our animator who made these in flash. The animations, ...
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Starburst/Stroke Messing Up on Export

Having some issues exporting a file in Illustrator. I'm using a dashed stroke for the starburst effect and it gets all weird on me when I export it to pdf. If I export to png then I'm left with ...
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Convert PSD while keeping layers

I have a couple of PSD files that I need to convert into PNG but I need to keep the layers separate. I don't have Photoshop and was wondering if it was possible to do this click here for the files if ...
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Adobe I - PNG export is not transparent and cannot be viewed in Photo Viewer

When I export my image as a PNG file it does not come out as so. When I view it in windows photo viewer the image is just black. If I import it to Paint the image comes up but it has a normal white ...
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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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Small Ellipse coming out pixelleted on mobile

I am trying to save an ellipse, it's really small. 5px by 5px. I save it as PNG-24 but on mobile the ellipse is showing pixeleted. I've tried SVG but the file size is too large. Any advice would be ...
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what does 24bit mean exactly when referring to .PNG image file

What does it mean exactly if someones asks me for a .PNG file which is 24bit?