PNG Knowledgebase

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

  • What is a PNG (Portable Network Graphics) file?

    Portable Network Graphics (PNG) is a raster graphics file format that supports lossless data compression. PNG was created as an improved, non-patented replacement for Graphics Interchange Format (GIF), and is the most used lossless image compression format on the Internet. PNG itself does not support animation at all. MNG is an extension to PNG that does; it was designed by members of the PNG Group..

  • What are the PNG Technical details?

    PNG supports palette-based images (with palettes of 24-bit RGB or 32-bit RGBA colors), grayscale images (with or without alpha channel), and full-color non-palette-based RGB[A] images (with or without alpha channel). PNG was designed for transferring images on the Internet, not for professional-quality print graphics, and therefore does not support non-RGB color spaces such as CMYK..

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

    PNG file extension includes ( .png ).

  • What's MIME of PNG?

    The MIME of PNG is image/png.

  • What's the developer of PNG?

    PNG developed by PNG Development Group.

  • What's the type of format?

    PNG is a Raster image .

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