.PNG File Extension

Portable Network Graphics

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PNG (Portable Network Graphics) is a graphics format specifically designed for use on the World Wide Web. PNG enable compression of images without any loss of quality, including high-resolution images. Another important feature of PNG is that anyone may create software that works with PNG images without paying any fees - the PNG standard is free of any licensing costs.

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2007-12-27 22:47:10
What are the drawbacks to PNG files? How compatible are they today with browsers? What percentage of the general viewing public have the equipment to view them? Why have they not already totally replaced JPGs all together?