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Adobe Digital Negative Raw Image (DNG) is a RAW file type for digital cameras. Even though Adobe developed DNG, it is not proprietary to any camera, software, or platform. Furthermore, DNG format serves as the open standard for digital camera RAW formats. Often, photographers use DNG format so their RAW images can be used on a wide variety of software.
The default program to open DNG is Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and DNG open easily in all Adobe image-editing programs, such as Photoshop and Creative Cloud. An alternative to Adobe products is XnView MP.
DNG is often converted to JPEG (DNG to JPG COnverter) and other editable image formats. Several programs are available for converting DNG, including Adobe products mentioned previously. On Windows, use Zoner Photo Studio, HDR Darkroom, and FastStone Image Viewer. On Linux/Unix, try darktable.
Developed by: Adobe Inc.
Initial Release: 27 September 2004
Portable Network Graphics (PNG) is a raster-based file type that compresses images for portability. PNG images can have RGB or RGBA colors and support transparency, which makes them perfect for use in icons, or graphic designs. PNG also supports animations with better transparency (try our GIF to APNG). The benefits of using PNG are Plus, PNG is an open format that uses lossless compression.
Generally, PNG files will open in your operating system’s default image viewer. PNG files are also easily viewable on all web browsers. If you are having trouble opening PNG files, use our PNG to JPG, PNG to WebP, or PNG to BMP converters.
Alternative programs such as GIMP or Adobe Photoshop are useful for opening and editing PNG files. PNG files are a bit larger than other file types, so exercise caution when adding them to a web page. One interesting feature of PNG files is the ability to create transparency in the image, particularly a transparent background. To accomplish this, try this transparent background tool.
Developed by: PNG Development Group
Initial Release: 1 October 1996
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