jeff at neobox.net
Mon Jan 9 08:25:39 MST 2006
> PNG images don't go through the rigmarole of an indexed palette.
> With PNG you can use the full RGB palette as well as a full alpha
> (transparency) channel. Use PNG in preference to GIF if you can.
Absolutely. You can index a PNG image, just like GIF, and the image
file will almost always be smaller than the corresponding GIF. Since
you also get transparency (1-channel or full alpha), a PNG can do
everything a GIF can do except animation. In other words, there's
almost no reason to use GIF.
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