Acronym for Portable Network Graphics - a bitmapped image format that allows transparency.

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Is it safe to assume 99.9% of browsers in use now can display PNG files?

This is similar to this question, but that question and answers are 2 years old. Also, the answers aren't succinct. (That question was phrased as "what will support png's). What reasonable popular ...
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How do I know what image type to use?

I'm working on a website which will use images in several different applications, from action buttons to avatars to larger detail images. What factors should I take into consideration to decide ...
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GIF vs PNG which to use?

For the image title of my website medium-small(150x50) white background with some effects on title (example: google title image) I saved the image in .gif and .png with result: .gif size = 3.09 kB ...
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How do I use transparent PNGs in IE6?

How do I use transparent PNGs in IE6? I have a corporate app that must use IE6 and must use use PNGs, but the transparency all comes through as a pale white colour.
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How Wide-Spread is Browser Support of .PNG Graphics

We are deploying a web application and I am considering replacing some of the JPEG graphics with PNG. Has the use of PNG-aware browsers passed 95%?
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which favicon gets loaded in the browser?

currently i am experimenting with 2 favicons and including them in 3 different ways in my markup, however i am not sure which one gets loaded in the browser. firebug's network tab doesn't tell me ...
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Use JPEG for transparency instead of PNGs

JPEGs are smaller in size then PNGs. So. I thought that if I can make the "background" in a jpegfile transparent with some code maybe I save some kilobytes. So does anyone now for example how to make ...
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Where can I get loading .png images that together make a loading spinner? [closed]

I have been googling for a while and am not finding anything useful other than .gif images. But due to the technology I am using, I need 2 or more .png images that together look like an animation. ...
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How to save a PNG as a smaller file but at the same resolution?

not sure what stackexchange site is the best for this question. I have a scanned jpg file with below properties and size 8.5MB pixel dimension: 2468 × 3484 pixels print size: 208.96 × 294.98 ...
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How can you create text as a png file to minimize file size?

I've seen this trick on lots of websites, but I don't know how I could create this myself easily. It's basically text or a logo which is saved on a transparent background with a small border, to ...
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How to compile all design images as used in website design?

I am just coming into a new web design role and so far I can find no central repository of all images as used on the website. I have previously, at some point in the design process, inserted all ...
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CDN png image not accessible from my machine

I'm getting a very strange error on http://cure.org where the following PNG image is not being delivered from the CDN to webkit browsers (both Chrome and Safari), but Firefox is loading it just fine. ...
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animated PNG Support

I know PNGs are pretty much supported across most browsers if not all at this point. Are Animated PNG or APNG supported if PNG is supported or are they separate? Do e-mail programs have the same ...