(Portable Network Graphics).- The .PNG format (pronounced "PING")
is the most advanced image format. It uses lossless compression, which
means that no image data is lost when saving or viewing the image. .PNG
is a universal format recognized by all the graphic editing programs
(Adobe Photoshop®, Corel Photo Paint®, Paint Shop Pro®,
Unload Photo Impact®, MGI Photo Suite®, Microsoft Photo Editor®,
Macromedia FreeHand®, etc.). Since .PNG is a newer format, however,
graphics programs prior to 1995 cannot recognize this format. It is
important to note that recent versions of popular programs such as Microsoft
Word® and Microsoft Power Point® can insert images in PNG format,
and they also import the transparent background.
in .PNG on our site can have up to a 48-bit depth of color, which allows
images to contain literally trillions of colors, far more than the human
eye can see.
images in PNG have transparent background with clean and well-defined
borders for optimal use in your photos, scrapbooking layouts, designs,
WebPages, etc. Transparent background, which means that the image can
be placed against any background, and there will not be a white background
surrounding the actual image. The transparent background is recognized
by all the graphics editing programs; however some programs, such as
Corel Photo Paint®, show the transparent background as a masked
in .PNG format have the same characteristics and versatility of the
format "Tubes" in Paint Shop Pro®, with the advantages
of those mentioned above. In addition, PNG is a universal format recognized
by all graphics editing programs and creates high quality images with
a 48-bit depth of color.
can learn more about PNG format in the official site: http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/pngintro.html
PNG images you will download will be in a compressed .ZIP file. You
need to have a program like WinZip, WinRar, ZipGenius, etc. to decompress,
not only our images files, but all compressed image files on the Web
that are of high resolution and consequently are large files. WinZip
is a free program that can be downloaded from the Web. A Google or Yahoo
search will provide the link.