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 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 ...
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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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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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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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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 paste PNGs keeping the original transparency

Is there a way to directly paste PNG images in Photoshop and keep their transparency? I don't mean dragging them, but directly pasting from, for example, a browser. Transparency is always replaced by ...
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Check dpi of png file

I am requested to provide an image file that should be supplied at 300 dpi resolution for .jpeg and .tiff or as .png files. I already have a png file here. When I check "file" in cmd I got: Figure ...
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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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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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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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Why do people use JPG images?

I see JPG images everywhere. But why? PNG files have opacity, while JPGs do not. I've tried exporting some images to PNG and JPG to compare size, and they both either match up or the PNG is smaller(...
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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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PNG vs GIF for 1 bit transparency

Is there any reason for using GIF instead of PNG when the image requires only 1 bit transparency (either on or off) and of course no animation is required? thanks
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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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What's wrong with this PNG [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't Photoshop properly open this PNG? If I save this PNG file on my machine locally: And then open this file in Photoshop (CS5 12.0.4 x64 on Windows 7) it doesn't ...
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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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Is there an “inverse eraser” tool on Photoshop?

I have a PNG with some transparency. In PhotoPaint I have a tool "transparency brush" where I simply choose 100% opacity and the transparency is removed. In Photoshop the eraser tool only gives me ...
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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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How to extract PNGs from Adobe Illustrator file

My graphic/web designer left me with an Adobe Illustrator file of my website. She said it would be easy to extract the images out as PNGs so I can use them in my HTML. But I can't figure this out too ...
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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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How to create 32-bit png with alpha in photoshop [duplicate]

I need icon image 32-bit png with alpha for play store. But i have no idea about alpha images. how to create 32 bit png with alpha using photoshop. If you have any video tutorial please send me link.
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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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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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png made in GIMP not exporting with transparency

I've just edited one photo in GIMP to have a transparent background. The first photo exported fine (with the transparency), however the second photo does not export with the transparency. I'm using ...
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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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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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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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Vectorize a PNG file in Adobe Illustrator CC 2017

I need to open a white PNG shape in Illustrator. I want to convert it into vector and change the color. In CS6 is very simple to do this. Can you help me to do this in CC?
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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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How do I convert a color transparent PNG to white (not B&W) transparent PNG?

I'm trying to create two states for an image. I have a color transparent png icon and I need a duplicate of it that is a 'white' transparent png. This will be used in for a mouseover effect in CSS (...