|Registered MIME type: image/png|
PNG raster image format.
Commonly used for graphics and photographic images on the web.
PNG is an acronym for Portable Network Graphics.
Stores a single image.
Stores color bitmaps at a resolution of 8 or 16 bits per channel.
Grayscale images are represented at a depth of 1, 2, 4, 8 or 16 bits per pixel.
Supports alpha channels for 8-bit and 16-bit RGB and grayscale images.
Has support for color-reduction palettes using up to 256 8-bit RGB colors.
Developed in 1995 as an open and patent-free alternative to the GIF format.
Published as international standard ISO/IEC 15948:2003 and ISO/IEC 15948:2004.
|"Elements"||list of elements and options available in this file|
|"Rules"||full list of rules for each element and option|
|"Options"||list of rules for options, properties, and settings|
|"Data"||array of color values|
|"Graphics"||Graphics object representing an image|
|"GrayLevels"||array of normalized gray-level values|
|"RGBColorArray"||array of RGBColor objects|
Read a PNG file and render it as 2D graphics:
Show the elements that can be imported from this file:
Get the "BitDepth" and "ImageSize" elements:
Export a Mathematica expression as a raster to PNG:
Export arbitrary inline graphics to PNG:
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