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What is the full form of PNG

PNG: Portable Network Graphics

PNG stands for Portable Network Graphics. It is a format for storing bit-mapped (raster) images on computer. It is also known as a successor of GIF format images. It uses the less compression technique to save images like GIF file but without copyright issues. It contains a bitmap of indexed color so it is also called bit-mapped image.

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Portable Network Graphics Format was developed in early 1995. The main reason behind its development was the limitation of 256 colors only in GIF. PNG has a file extension ".png".


PNG provides low-resolution images that look good and load quickly.


PNG is a liquefied natural gas. Originally, it was a project to develop linked gas field in the Western Provinces of Papua New Guinea.

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