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|Name=libpng
 
|Short description=Reference library for the PNG graphics format
 
|Short description=Reference library for the PNG graphics format
|Full description=A collection of routines to create and manipulate png format graphic images. Designed as a replacement for GIF (and to a lesser extent TIFF) due to functional and patent problems.
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|Full description=A collection of routines to create and manipulate PNG format graphic images. Designed as a replacement for GIF (and to a lesser extent TIFF) due to functional and patent problems, with more efficient compression (using [[Gzip]]-like DEFLATE), support for 24-bit color and alpha transparency.
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|Homepage URL=http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/libpng.html
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
|Status=Live
 
 
|Component programs=rpng,rpng2,wpng,pngminus,PngSuite test images
 
|Component programs=rpng,rpng2,wpng,pngminus,PngSuite test images
|Homepage URL=http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/libpng.html
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|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.code.sf.net/p/libpng/code
|VCS checkout command=
 
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Documentation note=Online user reference manual available in plain text format from http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/libpng-manual.txt; online user reference manual available in HTML from http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/libpng-manual.html
 
|Documentation note=Online user reference manual available in plain text format from http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/libpng-manual.txt; online user reference manual available in HTML from http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/libpng-manual.html
|Paid support=
 
|IRC help=
 
|IRC general=
 
|IRC development=
 
 
|Related projects=Pngcrush
 
|Related projects=Pngcrush
 
|Keywords=Web,graphics,Web authoring,images,PNG
 
|Keywords=Web,graphics,Web authoring,images,PNG
|Is GNU=n
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|Version identifier=1.6.13
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|Version date=2014/08/21
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/libpng/libpng-1.6.13.tar.xz
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review date=2004-12-04
 
|Last review date=2004-12-04
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=1.2.8
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|Status=
|Version date=2004-12-04
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|Is GNU=No
|Version status=stable
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|License verified date=2000-06-09
|Version download=http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/libpng/libpng-1.2.8.tar.gz
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|License=Zlib
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|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2000-06-09
 
|License verified date=2000-06-09
|Version comment=1.2.8 stable released 2004-12-04
 
 
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{{Person
 
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|Real name=Glenn Randers-Pehrson
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Real name=Glenn Randers-Pehrson
 
 
|Email=randeg@alum.rpi.edu
 
|Email=randeg@alum.rpi.edu
 
|Resource URL=
 
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|Graphics=library
 
|Interface=x-window-system
 
|Interface=x-window-system
|Library=image-processing
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|Library=Image-processing
 
|Use=library
 
|Use=library
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|Works-with=graphics
{{Project license
 
|License=Zlib
 
|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2000-06-09
 
 
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{{Software prerequisite
 
{{Software prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Required to use
 
|Prerequisite kind=Required to use
|Prerequisite description=zlib 1.0.4 (zlib 1.1.4 recommended)
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|Prerequisite description=zlib 1.0.4 (zlib 1.2.5 or later recommended)
 
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Revision as of 13:47, 24 October 2014

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libpng

http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/libpng.html
Reference library for the PNG graphics format

A collection of routines to create and manipulate PNG format graphic images. Designed as a replacement for GIF (and to a lesser extent TIFF) due to functional and patent problems, with more efficient compression (using Gzip-like DEFLATE), support for 24-bit color and alpha transparency.

Documentation

Online user reference manual available in plain text format from http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/libpng-manual.txt; online user reference manual available in HTML from http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/libpng-manual.html

Related Projects





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

License

Zlib

Verified by

Janet Casey

Verified on

9 June 2000




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Glenn Randers-Pehrson Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=5624&atid=105624
HelpE-mailmailto:png-announce@ccrc.wustl.edu
Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:png-implement@ccrc.wustl.edu
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/libpng


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to usezlib 1.0.4 (zlib 1.2.5 or later recommended)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 21 February 2018.



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