PNG File: What Is It, and How Can You Open It

PNG is a file format that was created to replace the GIF and JPEG formats. PNG files can be opened in many programs, but it’s important to know which one you should use! In this blog post, we will discuss what PNGs are and how they work. We’ll also outline some of the best ways for opening them when necessary.

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What Is a File Extension?

A file extension is a series of characters appended to the end of a computer file that ends in .ext. A file extension can be used to identify and distinguish between multiple types of files that have the same appearance, like two text documents with different formats. Let’s look at an example below:

File extension: .docx

Text document type: Microsoft Word Document

Format: Rich Text Format (.rtf)

File extension: .txt

Text document type: Plain text file format (no formatting, except for line breaks and tabs)… Read the rest