Glossary of Terms
Like any industry, ours uses a variety of terms. If you want to find out what they mean, you are in the right place! Simply click on a letter to see its list of terms. If the term you are looking for isn't listed in our glossary feel free to contact us so that we may help you as well as add it to our list.
“Portable Network Graphics”
Portable Network Graphics
A .png is a lossless bitmap image format. PNG was created to both improve upon and replace the .gif format with an image file format that does not require a patent license to use. PNG is officially pronounced as "ping", but it is often just spelled out; possibly to avoid confusion with the internet tool ping.
File Extensions: .png
See Also: (GIF) Graphics Interchange Format, (JPEG) Joint Photographic Experts Group, (TIFF) Tagged Image File Format