PNG (Portable Network Graphics)ΒΆ

Extensions: .png

Developer: PNG Development Group


BSD-licensed: Yes

Export: Yes

Officially Supported Versions:

Reader: APNGReader (Source Code, Supported Metadata Fields)

Writer: APNGWriter (Source Code)

Freely Available Software:

We currently have:


Pixels: 4 - Very Good

Metadata: 4 - Very Good

Openness: 5 - Outstanding

Presence: 5 - Outstanding

Utility: 1 - Poor

Additional Information

Bio-Formats uses the Java Image I/O API to read and write PNG files.