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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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How to save a 32 bit png with alpha channel (transparency) in Photoshop?

I want to use an image as an application launcher icon for my android application. The android guidelines specify an image for the launcher icon must be a 32 bit PNG image. Please explain the steps ...
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Is it possible to export a layered PNG file from Photoshop to Paint.net?

I do not have Photoshop installed on my own local machine unfortunately, but would like to know if Photoshop can export an image file to a PNG and retain the separate layers for a different program ...
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Trying to convert png rgb to cmyk but how do i found out the question attempting to convert

Where to find this information out below? Is the conversion using the right color profile? The black produced is the one you need? Do the gradients look right, and have a smooth color transition? Do ...
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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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Save selected portion of image in GIMP as PNG

I have an image that was masked in photoshop that I have now imported into GIMP. I would like to export only the head as a PNG with background transparency. I can successfully export the image as a ...
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PNG export from Gimp not keeping tranparency [duplicate]

Here are the steps I done: Opened PNG (not transparent) Selected white areas that I want to make transparent. Layers > Transparency > Add Alpha Channel Deleted selected areas (I see transparency in ...
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How to remove all color from SVG image in Illustrator?

I have this PNG image and I need to erase "all" colors, including the white light on front, vest and belly, seeing only the outlines' image, because once that's done, I'm gonna convert it to SVG. This ...
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Change multiple png sprite file color to another color

I have a sprite of 100 png files. This sprite file contains two colors only. Grey and blue. Which software or application would someone recommend where i can rapidly change the two colors of these png ...
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Is there a way to calculate the area of a PNG image over a transparent background?

Say, you have a canvas size of 10"x10" in Photoshop. Then, you have an image on that canvas (with a transparent background). Well, if you imagine the entire canvas being taken up, the total area ...
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How export square, padded png from Inkscape?

I have rectangle, near square vector image. I can export as 24x23 or 25x24 but I want 24x24 without resizing. I prefer padding with white or transparent.
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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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Photoshop: Animated PNG?

Photoshop CS5 doesn't seem to natively support saving image as APNG even tho few of the major browsers already support it. Are there any export plugins or such available for Photoshop?
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How to export a design with transparency in CMYK?

I made a design in a document with CMYK color mode and exported it to PNG with transparency to send to an online service that prints it on goodies (mugs and hats on Vistaprint, if that helps). The ...
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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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Strange bug with PNG layers

I edited some pictures to make emojis out of them, removed their background and saved with the original background hidden in the layers. I've done this in the past with no issues, but this time I'm ...
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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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Logo looks pixelated when saved as PNG

Heyo - I saved a logo on illustrator as PDF and it looks normal when I view it on both a mobile phone and a laptop. When I save it as a PNG and view it on a laptop it looks fine but when I view it on ...
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PNG to SVG batch conversion

Is there a tool to convert 302 PNG images to SVG? I know how to do it one by one using Inkscape, but I need a tool to convert the 302 image at once.
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Create Font using PNG files

I want to create my own Font using some images that formatted as .PNG. is there any tool to create fonts using this method or anyway to do this ? because i'm more comfortable to create characters in ...
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PNG image that looks different on black background and on a white background [duplicate]

I recently saw this post from 2012, but I am having trouble understanding the steps in this process. The main goal is to have 1 main image when the image is in front of a white background and a 2nd ...
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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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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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Illustrator - Removing the blank space below a letter

Objective I am trying to create a logo in png format with the size of 512x512. The shape is round, so i need the edges of the background to be transparent. Problem The letter has some weird space ...
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Different images between MATLAB and ImageMagick

Hi, I'm using ImageMagick 7.0.8-64 Q16 for Windows and MATLAB R2019. I'm doing the same operation (resizing with bicubic interpolation method) in both programs. ImageMagick code: magick start.png -...
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Best Format for image for touchscreen (1920 x 1080 resolution)

I have these PDF files and they are 4500px x 6646px and 300 resolution and I need to display it on a touchscreen....on this touchscreen you have the ability to zoom in and zoom out. I have converted ...
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Is the maximum Magicavoxel render resolution high enough for art prints?

I love Magicavoxel and would like to experiment with having third parties make high quality art prints for framing. My concern: is the 2048 1641 image size limit enough for any sizeable prints? If not,...
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InDesign: how to link PNG files for CMYK printing

I have an issue with PNG FIles in Indesign and could not find an answer anywhere...maybe I am stupid. I placed various PNG Files with transparent background in INDESIGN = good. When I export as PDF ...
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Is any quality lost when saving a flat RGB PSD as PNG?

Sometimes when I have a PSD I'm working on, and I flatten it and do an incremental save, I save as PNG instead of PSD because (1) the file can be opened even without Photoshop on another machine, (2) ...
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Controlling transparency in GIMP?

I have a question. Can you make it half transparent? Or any other percentage? I’m making a Minecraft Resource Pack and I am trying to make the stained glass. Thanks!
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Why is CMYK & PNG not possible?

I needed to convert an image to PNG format so I have a transparent background. Unfortunately, CMYK isn't supported by the PNG format. I just wanted an image with a clear background so I can have that ...
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Vector/SVG file to optimized PNG?

I have a vector artwork (fantasy map). It has several shapes and colors but nothing drastic like gradients, masks, etc. I need to export it to a large PNG file (45k x 45k pixels) but still maintain ...
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Add transparency to an existing PNG

I'd like to use this image on a web site. What I need to do is change the background from black to transparent, so I can use the arrow on my site maintaining the page background. I used Gimp to ...
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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 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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What does the interlaced option in Photoshop do?

There is this options box shown when saving a PNG image from Adobe Photoshop. I always choose 'None'. What does the 'Interlaced' option do?
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How to resize icons without losing quality?

I have icons (in png format) with a resolution of about 500x500 pixels and want to use them in app development around size 30x30 pixels. But when I resize them, they become very aliased. How can I ...
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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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Is it possible to animate a PNG in a website?

We saw this page and wanted to know if anyone can point us in the direction of how this was created? https://www.zoho.com/creator/ Watch the PNG move and animate.
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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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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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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 "...