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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 resize icons from the noun project without losing quality

Just joined the noun project and they have some great icons! The only problem is that anytime I try to resize the icons to make them smaller (eg 64x64) they seem to get a bit fuzzy. Doesn't matter if ...
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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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Method to Export PNG-8 w/ Partial Transparency in Adobe PS CC Other Than “Quick Export” / “Export As”?

I previously asked "How to Batch Export All Directory Contents to PNG-8, Overwriting Existing Files?". The answer I received appears to be technically correct. But I forgot to mention one serious ...
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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 to Batch Export All Directory Contents to PNG-8, Overwriting Existing Files?

Based on some preliminary manual testing, I've found that exporting as png-8 as one might expect provides significant file size reduction. One of my test images went from 58.8 kb to 10.7 kb. With a ...
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Why does Photoshop change the position of my PNG when creating a GIF?

I'm trying to create a GIF using PNGs I made in Illustrator. Each of them have the same position and size but when I export it to Photoshop, the image position changes per frame. How do I fix this?
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When saving a CMYK image for web in Illustrator with convert to sRGB ticked, does it automatically convert the image to RGB?

It may sound like a silly qestion but I upload my designs to a website that will later print them onto garments and other stuff. I saw on the website that I should be converting my designs to RGB ...
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Why does a PNG I downloaded not display transparency in photoshop?

I have been trying to download photos/pictures from the internet and edit them, but whenever I do it the transparent background becomes white. I have tried copy/pasting, which never works. I tried ...
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Photoshop, how to save a rectangle I select to PNG without creating a new file?

I have a graphics artist deliver a PSD file with a lot of images in one. Each layer is a PSB file. I need to cut rectangular images from the large list and save in PNG format. Is there a way for me ...
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need to take art png from 48mb to 25mb

Not sure at this point if it can be done. But if you can help that would be awesome. Png is currently 48mb and it is the correct size for printing set as well as resolution at 300 dpi. i cannot make ...
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Removing background from .GIF image

Original Image: My try: This is the image. I tried using Polygonal Lasso Tool, but the edges don't appear to be OK. Is there more precise way to remove the background and leave the letters and the ...
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Exporting SVG as PNG without antialiasing

I have a similar issue to this one. I have this SVG in Inkscape: It's 22 x 22, and I've made sure to follow the advice in the linked answer and use a grid to align the contents. When exporting to ...
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export layers with bleding options and shadow to PNG format using photoshop

I have iphone/ipad app design as PSD file, Most of layers in this file are linked with shapes in order to support retina display. Each shaped layer has blending option like outer glow or external ...
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GIMP - export to PNG changes the color completely (from RGB to GRAY)

Could somebody please help me to export an image from GIMP to PNG? I have an RGB image in GIMP. When I export the image to JPG I got the expected results: However, when exporting to PNG Orange ...
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Can't see alpha channel in png using GIMP

I created an RGBA image as png file using Blender. When opening image with GIMP, not everything is visible. Here's the original png file created with Blender: Here how does it looks in GIMP: Here's ...
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Adding a PNG to AI but it comes across with a white backgroud

Im sure this is a simple one and I have just changed a setting on AI but for a week now PNGs won't come across without a white square background? Any one have any ideas?
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Exported small .png image from Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 is Pixelated

I exported a .png image from Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 to use as a logo on my website. It is quite large (1241px x 1346px) and it is slowing the site down dramatically. It needs to be around 100px x ...
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Transparency with 24bit png

I need to make a transparent image with a png 24 format, NOT 32. Photoshop saves any image with transparency only as 32png. How do i get around this?
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White border around png image after saving with IrfanView

I created a simple circle drawing in Inkscape. Then I exported the drawing as png. When I resize the image in IrfanView and save it as png then a thin white border appears around the circle. You ...
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how to create 3D png image in photoshop?

What i am looking to make is a image like the attached one in which if i add a background colour to the image it will turn into a full image with 3d shades. I am using Photoshop cs6. Is there any ...
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How to make crips and smooth icons from downloaded png?

That is probably repeated question but I want to make all png icons look crisp and smooth in android application. How can I do this in Photoshop? I have 50*50 px png images that I want to make them ...
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Is there a way to slightly reduce my PNG file size without much loss? Easiest way to optimize perhaps?

I am using CANVA software which only allows files up to 25 mb and my png's are over 30. I don't want to compress all the way down to JPG. I'd like to keep as much detail as possible.
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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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Illustrator: exporting to PNG makes edges darker

When I export vectors from Illustrator to transparent PNG and bring that image to Photoshop, the edges become darker especially when vector color is light, like white or light gray. How can I resolve ...
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Illustrator: fuzzy looking icons when exporting to PNG

I have a vector file which contains many objects. One of them is attached below. The top is original, crystal clear/pixel perfect. But I want lower size (dimensions not by filesize). Original images ...
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Is it ok to use .pngs on business cards to print?

I want to use a background image from here though these are usually just used for websites. I am worried the quality will not be sufficient enough for print. Would I be correct in this assumption? Is ...
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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?
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How to edit button color?

I have this button in PNG format and I want to change it to blue using Gimp or some other free tool (and keep the transparency).
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please recommend an ideal software to combine several figures into one figure [closed]

I have three plots in png format and want them to be combined into one png file, aligned side-by-side in a line. The original png files might have quite wide white boundaries and I hope they can be ...
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GIMP changes color PNG images when opening them in bulk with 'Open as Layers'

When opening some .PNG files created in R, using GIMP, and via 'Open as Layers', the color of the images changes. Some turn yellow, some black, one even a gets a reddish tint. When I open them ...
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Rendering issues when printing PDF file with transparency on images

I've created a document using OpenOffice / LibreOffce with a black background and PNG images which have some transparency. I exported that document to PDF and printed it. The black which comes from ...
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Rotating a layer around centre and save file (72 times)

I need to rotate a graphic I have made in Adobe Illustrator. The complication is that only the arrow layer needs to be rotated (around the centre of the image). That rules out simply throwing the ...
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Image quality issue

I receive 3 Png file but one looks grainy when zoom in but the other looks ok. I check the resolution is the same. So what is the causes of the quality. Although there is different in document size, ...
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Illustrator: save a slice as PNG

I am slicing images from an AI file. How can I save the sliced images in PNG format? The only option I am given is JPG.
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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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Random horizontal white stripe in exported PNG (Illustrator)

I have designed a shape in Illustrator and I'm exporting this to PNG, however, some random, white line appears in the exported PNG. I've tried exporting it to different formats (BMP, PDF) and no ...
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Extra space around shape when extracting a png

I have a photos, which I want to have in round shapes like the example presented below. Anyways, when making the clipping mask in Illustrator CS6, the extra space of the image around the circle stays. ...
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Why do some, but not all, PNG files (with transparency) in InDesign documents have black borders?

When I put PNG images into an InDesign document, sometimes they have black borders on the exported PDF. Usually this doesn't seem to be a problem in print but in a recent proof, I did see some of the ...
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File size increases with resolution when exporting to PNG

Whenever I am trying to increase the resolution of the logo I am exporting from Illustrator the file size gets increased automatically, I would like to know if I could increase the resolution while ...
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Batch export Photoshop layers to individual PNG files

I am a web dev and competent in Fireworks, but not so much in Photoshop. I have just received a layered PSD file to turn into a web page. Can anyone tell me the easiest way to export all layers to ...
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is PNG-24 being converted to PNG-32 in Photoshop?

when i save an image in Photoshop as a PNG-24 with trans on, does PS actually convert that to PNG-32 but not tell me about it?
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Illustrator: blurry image when exporting to PNG

When I export my Illustrator file to PNG it appears blurry when I zoom to 120%.
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Why do images look different in different software and in different formats

Example: It seems like the colors on the right are the "true" colors, but the PNG file contains some sort of "filter" that enhances the saturation but only gets recognised by certain software ...
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Issues with PDF image downsampling in export from InDesign or display in Acrobat

I'm having issues rasterizing images for inclusion in PDFs. I currently rasterize in Illustrator, import to InDesign, and downsample from roughly 300 ppi to 150 ppi, or thereabouts. I would prefer to ...
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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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How to automatically save each layer as its own png/jpeg while keeping one main layer above

We offer vinyl decals for many devices. To show what a design looks like on a device, we have to create a main layer of the device, having the place of where the skin would fit cut out for our ...
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how do i keep transparency in a logo made with inkscape when uploading it to facebook

I created a logo for a customer using inkscape and exported it as a .PNG image. I can use it in Word or Publisher no problem with a transparent background, but my customer said it had a solid ...
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How to export PNG for high quality Printing in Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator

I want to export as PNG for printing. I have designed a document in Adobe Illustrator and I have used Pantone colours, but the results for printing are very poor. I have to use PNG for printing ...
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Icons degrade when converted to PDF using Photoshop

I'm working on a graphic resume in Photoshop. This project was started by someone else and they used some social icons from flaticon.com. I need to replace the Facebook icon with a Github icon. Here ...
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Export grid of images from Inkscape to individual PNG files

How can I export a grid of icons from Inkscape to a series of PNG files? The icons are aligned correctly in a grid that define their final shape. Here is a sample of the bottom right corner: I want ...