How to open PNG file?

What is PNG file extension?

The PNG extension is used in files that store bitmap graphics. This image is generated using a lossless compression algorithm of graphic data. This format allows you to save images in various modes, from 2 to 256 colors including gray scale up to 48-bit RGB mode for each pixel of the image. The PNG format is not associated with any patent restrictions. It is supported by most graphic browsers.

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Programs that support PNG file

Programs for Windows system
Microsoft Paint Microsoft Paint
Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop Elements Adobe Photoshop Elements
Adobe Illustrator Adobe Illustrator
PaintShop Pro PaintShop Pro
Programs for Mac OS system
Apple Preview Apple Preview
Safari Safari
Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator Adobe Illustrator
Web browser Web browser
Preview Preview
Programs for Linux system
Picture viewer Picture viewer
Web browser Web browser
darktable darktable
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the PNG file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the PNG file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the PNG file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the PNG file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the PNG file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the PNG file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).