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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Photoshop exports image but not layer mask (no transparency)

I have a photo of a person. I used quick selection to select person and then a layer mask (which is linked) to get transparent background. Looks fine in export window (background is checkerboard), ...
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Saving a png file for web

I have a png file (with transparency) that I'd like to minimize its size for web use: https://www.dropbox.com/s/5f5utt2mttssa5v/submit2.png?dl=0 The size of the file is about 1.44 KB on my Mac's ...
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Illustrator CS6 changes colours when saving as PNG or SVG

I'm creating artwork for a variety of purposes: Facebook Cover Photos (RGB) Business Cards & Banner Prints (CYMK) Document Headers (RGB) The red I am using for the FB Cover Photos is #b72025, ...
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Best practices for a file of icons in Illustrator that can export perfectly to both PNG and SVG?

I'm using Adobe Illustrator to maintain a set of icons for a desktop application. Whenever I update them, I need to export them both to SVG and to a minimum-resolution PNG that matches the pixel ...
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Easily save .png from Photoshop without any dialog?

I'm currently working on a graphic, where as soon as I update the image (save the file), the window updates itself. However, every time I want to save, I have to switch the file from a PSD to a PNG, ...
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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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Gimp, OSX: PNG file seem to be saved without the alpha channel

I have followed the instructions in this question in order to cut our the paper-white background from an image and turn it into a transparent alpha surface. The original image (alpha_orig.jpg) Magic-...
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Why can't I export a large .ai file to .png?

I am trying to export a large AI file to PNG in Illustrator (Per request) and have been unsuccessful. I believe it's because my file is too large. I'm hoping someone can shed some light on how I can ...
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How do I make a magic picture on Photoshop CC?

I hope this doesn't violate the "Links to External Sites" rule, but I've played around with this and cannot seem to replicate the results: https://twitter.com/penguins/status/578255717880238080 Can ...
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How can I clean up the lines of my watermark? [closed]

First time post so forgive me. I created my own logo to use as a watermark for my photos, I like the design but didn't have the technical skills to do it well. I sadly made it in paint. Some of the ...
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Does PNG support non-transparent pictures?

I'm doing an assignment for school and I can't find the answer to my question anywhere! I'm making a logo for a game that I have designed, it's the most frustrating thing ever! If you know, please ...
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Strange squares appear in halftoned PNG image with transparency

I have a strange issue with large, off-color "squares" appearing when I preview a PNG with halftones on a transparent background. This doesn't happen with all images (so far, I've only had the issue ...
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How to create a PNG strip from a Photoshop timeline

I'm looking to make transparent GIF-like animations for webpages. However, saving transparent GIFs for webpages causes all sorts of problems - the most prominent being a white halo. If I can save all ...
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How to set the export dimensions in Illustrator?

I have used illustrator for quite a while now and every time I export my vectors as png's, they export into the most ridiculous resolutions you would ever see. For example, I just exported a png about ...
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Depicting Multi-Viscosity?

I have to create a small 150 x 150 pixel (give or take) vector image that depicts categories. I'm not really sure how to create an image that encapsulates the various thickness of liquids. I was ...
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Image look crispy when in original size

So, I have an image (logo) that should be 130x40px. When I export it as .png from .svg file with 300ppi, it looks really good in 100% size.. if I resize it on smaller dimensions (130x40), it looks ...
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white clipping mask is still visible when saving as png

When I try to save my logo in Illustrator as PNG, you can see the white rectangles. If I do this in Photoshop and use clipping mask, and try to save it, you don't see the white rectangle. How can I do ...
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Gradient fade a PNG image using Photoshop [duplicate]

I've searched high and low and finally hit upon alpha channels, but I don't know how to configure an alpha channel to suit my needs. I'm trying take this image... ...And turn it into this. As you can ...
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Unsharp PNG logo on website

I've an issue I've been struggelig with a while now. I've made a logo with Illustrator CC 2015 for my new website. The issue is that on most Windows computers, the logo looks unsharp, while on Macs it ...
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Exporting PNG & JPG blurry, can resize in gmail with no blur

I've seen a few questions similar to this, but haven't found an exact answer. Please direct me if you find a thread that can answer this. I've tried exporting a png and a jpg for a email signature ...
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How do I tell Photoshop to preserve the RGB color of fully-transparent pixels when exporting as PNG?

I'm having a problem with how Photoshop handles completely-transparent pixels when exporting as PNG, which is that the red, green, and blue color channels of any completely-transparent pixels are ...
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How do is export a layer with icon from photoshop?

I have an icon like this: It's on its own layer with a tranpsarent background, I duplicate it onto a new layer. I can't remember how to fit a rectangular selection around it, so that it is just the ...
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How to delete “invisible” white areas on .png image with Corel Paintshop?

Could someone help me? I had a problem with .png images. Well, I cut an image and saved as .png with transparent background and this what I see with different photo viewers : Corel Instant viewer ...
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How do I combine PNGs into a PDF without losing quality?

I have a few hundred high-res PNGs I'd like to combine into a 200+ page PDF using only lossless compression on the images that are becoming the pages of the PDF. But when using Adobe Acrobat's '...
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transparent PNG turns black [closed]

I created a logo with Photoshop. RGM Modus, saved as PNG-24 with transparent background. On my laptop it looks fine but on my friend's computer the image shows a black background. Any idea what went ...
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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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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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Sketch app 3.3 exporting png with transparent background

I know this has been brought up before but it hasn't been resolved. I want to export a bunch of images which have a transparent background but maintain the dimensions of the transparent area. I've ...
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PNG file conversion to PDF [duplicate]

Why does an Adobe Illustrator document saved as a PNG that are then converted to PDF files look blurry and pixelated?
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PNG file for PDF

Is it best to save an Adobe Illustrator file as a PNG, then opening the PNG and saving it as a JPEG, before converting it to a PDF file? I've noticed PNG files look blurry and pixelated when converted ...
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Error upon exporting to .png

When exporting an image from Krita, I get the error stating that I can only save grayscale and RGB images, convert first. I searched the menus and couldn't find an option to convert it that worked. I ...
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How can I make a pattern transparent in Illustrator, when the elements in the pattern are overlaid and should not show through?

I have made a seamless pattern from these elements. The elements rely on solid white fill in order that they overlay without showing through. However, I need to make a transparent PNG file of the ...
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How to remove any color and let all white-on-transparent

I don't want any blue outline and I expect the "W" to be "opened", without the nested blue parts. All that is currently blue should be transparent. I'm new to photoshop, I don't know how to get rid ...
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How can I save an image as a 2-bit PNG. any ideas?

Im looking to save an icon as a 2-bit PNG or BMP, any ideas? The lowest option in photoshop is 4-bit. My icons are 4-levels grayscale and must be saved as a 2-bit image. Is there a trick or a ...
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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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Can't save my Photoshop work as a .png anymore [closed]

Recently I made an Windows update on my computer, but since the update I can't save my projects as a .png anymore. This is a major problem for me, because I'm building up the website for our company ...
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Auto Crop Photoshop Quick Export

In Photoshop CC, you can right click on a layer, and in the context menu, there will be an option, "Quick Export as PNG". This will make a PNG out of the current layer, but it has an issue: The new ...
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How can I make a png's Alpha contain undetectable colours?

Okay, I'll try to make a long story short. I use PS elements 8 (yeah I know that barely counts a PS). I make textures for a video game mod, and I came across a problem. To help explain I quickly put ...
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What is the best way to export an artwork in Illustrator?

I have 18 artworks in an .eps file. I wonder what is the best way to extract/export one of those artwork into a .png/.jpg ? Example I'm not sure if this possible, but is there a way to export ...
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Photoshop PNG problem

I'm trying to use a PNG but when I open it in Photoshop it looks wrong. This is the original image This is how it looks in Photoshop Any idea of how to make it look right?
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PNGs at 400.997 PPI and need them at 401 PPI

I'm having an issue right now where I'm trying to get my designer to send over icons at 401 PPI. My designer says he is exporting my icons at 401 PPI but when I receive them I open them up in ...
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GIMP: PDF export introduces artifacts on edges where there is no background

This is a followup question to gimp: Background removal gives gray fringe, when exported as pdf: To reproduce the problem you have to follow these five steps: In GIMP, create a New Fileo with ...
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How to make a .PNG that shows one image on a black background and a different image on a white background?

This image was put up by the NHL on Twitter. In the feed this is the image, when you click on it, a different one pops up. When you open it in Photoshop, the whites are very bold and the greys/blacks ...
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When saving images in photoshop CS6 as png they get a white background [duplicate]

I've got an image, it's an RGB 8 bit. But when i save it as png, i don't see the transparency, it's all white
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photoshop render fibers and export as transparent background png

so I rendered fibres. really light ones. take a look I want the fibres to stay and everything around them to be transparent tried a bunch of things like changing levels, exposure, contrast etc but ...
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Can I extract and save background of a png image in photoshop? [duplicate]

I have an image that was sent to me as a png file that I can't display here because it's for a client. It has a background image--a design--with text and another image layered above it. I need to ...
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Illustrator PNG w/ transparency Export - White Outline in Web when not 100%?

I created a vector graphic in Illustrator CC and used "Save for Web" to create a transparent PNG of it. When rendered on my site, though, it adds a faint light outline around the gray circle in the ...
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Black Edges in Transparent PNG in Photoshop Save for Web

Is it possible to simply use Save for Web with resizing to produce images without black edges? My current Save for Web setting Left: original Top right: Save for Web (black edges) Middle right: ...
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Saving PNG logo in CS5

I need to export a PNG logo which is designed in basic font, the issue that I'm experiencing is that the exported PNG is still fuzzy. My current settings are: Font: NTR > smooth PNG-24 ...
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How can I get a sharp logo in my website?

When I upload my logo in png, it's coming with a pixelated white edge. When I send in jpeg, it's not sharp enough. How should I do it?