What is PNG

Portable Network Graphics (PNG) is a graphics file format that supports lossless data compression.

The PNG format was created as an improved, non-patented replacement for the most used lossless image compression format on the Internet, Graphics Interchange Format (GIF).

Want to know who PNG was invented by? Click next page.

Name of Technology:

Portable Network Graphics

Year Introduced:


Invented by :

PNG Development Group

Open Source or Proprietary:


Main technology category:

Graphics file format



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