libpng Alternatives

    libpng is described as 'is the official Portable Network Graphics (PNG) reference library (originally called pnglib). It is a platform-independent library that contains C functions for handling PNG images' and is an app in the Development category. There are five alternatives to libpng for Linux, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is libjpeg-turbo, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like libpng are libspng (Free, Open Source), GIFLIB (Free, Open Source), libjpeg (Free, Open Source) and libtiff (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 25, 2021

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      libjpeg-turbo is a derivative of libjpeg that uses SIMD instructions (MMX, SSE2, NEON) to accelerate baseline JPEG compression and decompression on x86, x86-64, and ARM systems.
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      libspng is a C library for reading and writing Portable Network Graphics (PNG) format files with a focus on security and ease of use.
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      GIFLIB is a software library for rendering and generating GIF image files.
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      libjpeg is a widely-used free software library written in C which implements JPEG decoding and encoding functions alongside various utilities for handling JPEG images.
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      Libtiff is a library for reading and writing Tagged Image File Format (abbreviated TIFF) files. The set also contains command line tools for processing TIFFs.
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