PNG File Extension

File Type

Portable Network Graphic




Raster Image Files





Information about the PNG file extension

Files with the PNG extension are characteristic of 3 operating systems and they are: Linux, Mac OS, Windows. The PNG extension was originally developed for the Illustrator Extreme application. This is an application developed by Pulse Microsystems Ltd.. Additionally, PNG files can be handled by applications like Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop Elements, Microsoft Paint.

The structure of such files is typical of Raster Image Files. 522 file types are given the PNG extension, but most often they are not compatible and you must use a different application to handle each of them. Portable Network Graphic is a file whose format was originally developed for the Illustrator Extreme application by N/A. The Portable Network Graphic file was most likely created using the Illustrator Extreme program. PNG detailed description

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PNG File Extension

What is a(n) PNG file??

A PNG file is a computer image format that supports a variety of bit depths from 1-bit alpha to 32 bits, or alpha and transparency. The .PNG file extension is used for the Portable Network Graphic (.PNG) format, which acts as a bridge between older bitmap formats and modern vector formats.

The PNG file format is often used as an alternative to the JPEG or GIF format for web graphics because it can handle transparency differently than these formats can. This feature makes it ideal for use in web design, where you are often combining images on top of one another.

What Is A PNG File Extension?

A Portable Network Graphic (.PNG) file is a computer image format that supports many levels of transparency. It's used most often to replace GIFs and JPEGs

PNG File Tools

What tools you can use?

We provide some of the most important tools for working with the PNG file. With their help you will be able to perform many operations on PNG files. For example, these tools will help you convert or edit your PNG file.

PNG File Opener

One of the most used tools is PNG opener. You will learn a few ways to open your PNG file. Opening the PNG file allows you not only to view its contents, but also to perform various processes and changes to the file.

PNG File Viewer

PNG Viewer is a type of tool that will allow you to preview the content of a PNG file online, without installing any specialized software. Go to the subpage, select your PNG file you want to view and our tool will show you what the file contains

PNG File Converter

Try to convert the PNG file to a different format if problems arise while working with the PNG file. After converting the file to a different format, you may have the option of using additional options for working with the PNG file.

PNG File Editor

If you want to edit the content of PNG file, please use PNG editor. If you need to be able to edit the PNG file as much as possible, then it is best to install special software designed for this purpose. Check out our PNG file editor page and learn about the possibilities



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