APNG Knowledgebase

Learn what's APNG, file extension, MIME and more

  • What is a APNG (Animated Portable Network Graphics) file?

    The Animated Portable Network Graphics (APNG) file format is an extension to the Portable Network Graphics (PNG) specification. It allows for animated PNG files that work similarly to animated GIF files, while supporting 24-bit images and 8-bit transparency not available for GIFs. It also retains backward compatibility with non-animated PNG files..

  • What are the APNG Technical details?

    The first frame of an APNG file is stored as a normal PNG stream, so most standard PNG decoders are able to display the first frame of an APNG file. The frame speed data and extra animation frames are stored in extra chunks (as provided for by the original PNG specification)..

  • What's the File extension(s) of APNG?

    APNG file extension includes ( .png .apng ).

  • What's MIME of APNG?

    The MIME of APNG is image/apng.

  • What's the developer of APNG?

    APNG developed by PNG Development Group.

  • What's the type of format?

    APNG is a Raster image .

APNG Conversions

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