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    PNG stands for Portable Network Graphics, and the image format is actually optimized for graphics, such as graphs, logos, and texts. Alternatively, Retail graphics can save your photograph as a PNG. JPGs are often low-quality, while PNGs are often high-quality. Unlike JPGs, PNG files were not designed to reduce file size, so they retain more image detail, color information, and other information. Like JPG files, PNG files can be viewed and shared on a variety of platforms. The icon’s .png extension can be found on most web browsers file version of that icon.

    Advantages of PNGs

    Lossless Image Quality

    When creating PNG images, compression is used to reduce their size without affecting the image’s quality. Therefore, they can be saved, edited, and re-opened over and over without deteriorating. When you edit or re-save a JPG file, the information further compresses and is lost.

    Transparency Features

    Transparency is one of the biggest advantages of PNG files, making this file format ideal for icons, logos, and smaller graphics. You can tell that a PNG file has transparency by its gray checkered background.

    Disadvantages of PNGs

    Larger File Size

    The small file size of JPG images makes them popular on the web. JPG files are compressed to a greater extent than PNG files, which undergo a different form of image compression for a smaller file size.

    Printing or taking photos is not recommended

    They’re best suited to online images with limited color palettes due to their lossless image quality. Rather than saving a photo as a PNG and printing it, you should save it as a JPG or PDF.