PNG transparency woes

Hugh Senior h at FlexibleLearning.com
Fri Jan 23 14:03:20 EST 2009


Thank you Richmond. I shall follow up your leads. IrfanView is,
nevertheless, a very fine and useful bit of kit on win32 for quick n' dirty
img manipulation... Just wish it did png transpanecies that rev can
understand!

/H


I mainly work with Mac and Linux; however, I do, from time to time,
pop together things for Windows.

My experience is that (in the Open Source/FREE world to which IrfanView
belongs) GIMP consistently produces PNG files that maintain their
transparency regardless of which platform one is punting them to in
Runtime Revolution stacks/standalones.

GIMP for Windows:
http://gimp-win.sourceforge.net/stable.html

Windows-oriented friends of mine tell me that paint.net is also
a good thing:

http://www.getpaint.net/index.html

sincerely, Richmond Mathewson.




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