Libpng

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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

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
ZlibJanet Casey9 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


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 25 February 2017.



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