version 1.5


PNG (Portable Network Graphics) is a cool raster image file format. libpng is the reference library for working with PNG files. loadpng is some glue that makes it easy to use libpng to load and save bitmaps from Allegro programs.

See also: README.txt (1.5k), CHANGES.txt (4.6k).

Note: loadpng is looking for a new maintainer. Interested? Enquire within: tjaden(at)users.sourceforge.net


The following files only differ in the end-of-line delimiters in text files.

You will also need to get libpng and zlib, if you don't already have them installed. Here are easy instructions for mingw users. Here are easy instructions for MSVC users.

If you want to read PNG images from inside grabber, download this patch (3.1k), and follow the instructions inside it. The patch might be out of date for Allegro 4.1.x.


pyloadpng module for alpy: contrib/pyloadpng.tar.bz2 (2.1k) by Grzegorz Adam Hankiewicz.


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