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.APNG File Extension

File TypeAnimated Portable Network Graphic

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
2.9 (7 Votes)
CategoryRaster Image Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is an APNG file?

Unofficial extension to the Animated Portable Network Graphic (APNG) format; contains multiple frames (.PNG images) used for an animation sequence; similar to an animated .GIF file, but also supports 24-bit images and 8-bit transparency.

More Information

Since the initial frame in a APNG file is stored as a normal PNG image, animated PNGs are backwards compatible with many applications that support PNG files.

APNG files commonly use the standard ".png" extension.

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Programs that open APNG files
Windows
XnViewMP
Opera
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome with APNG extension
Bandisoft Honeyview
Mac
XnViewMP
Opera
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome with APNG extension
Linux
Opera
Mozilla Firefox
KSquirrel
Google Chrome with APNG extension
Updated 12/21/2016

About the file extension apng

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