PNG Full Form

By | September 22, 2019
PNG Full Form

PNG Full Form: Portable Network Graphics.

PNG is a format for storing a bitmapped (raster) images on the PC. It’s also known as a successor of GIF file but without any issues of copyright. It consists of a bitmap of indexed colors that is why it’s called bit-mapped images.



This format was developed in the year 1995. The reason behind the development of Portable Network Graphics was the limitation of the 256 colors only in the GIF. “.png” is a file extension of PNG. 


It helps in providing low-resolution images that appear more better and also loads quickly.


PNG alternatively is also the name of liquefied gas. Originally it was a project to start a linked gas field in the Western Provinces of Papua New Guinea.

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