The .png file extension is related to the Adobe Fireworks. The PNG file stores Firework's PNGs are based on the Portable Network Graphic (PNG) format, but contain additional proprietary metadata.

There are 2 other file types using
the PNG file extension!

png file icon.png - Portable Network Graphic [common]

png file icon.png - Corel PaintShop Photo Pro browser catalogue

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PNG file extension - Adobe Fireworks proprietary PNG file

What is png file? How to open png files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

png file icon: png filetype icon

The PNG file extension is associated with Adobe Fireworks. Firework's PNGs are based on the Portable Network Graphic (PNG) format, but contain additional proprietary metadata which only Adobe applications can read.

This version of PNG is solely opened only in Adobe Fireworks.

The default software associated to png file type:

Adobe Fireworks icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logo Adobe Fireworks  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Fireworks is a bitmap and vector editor used for design and creation of website, mobile or application interfaces and quick optimization of screen graphics for the web, developed by Adobe Systems.

The latest version is Adobe Fireworks CS6. In 2012 was Adobe Fireworks discontinued.

Adobe Fireworks for Mac icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logo Adobe Fireworks for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Fireworks is a popular image editor which is used for designing and creating of website, mobile or application interfaces and quick optimization of screen graphics for the web.

The latest version is Adobe Fireworks CS6. In 2012 was Adobe Fireworks for Mac discontinued.

Help how to open PNG files:

Use Adobe Fireworks to open its proprietary version of PNG images.

How to convert file with extension PNG:

Adobe Fireworks can probably save or export its own PNG format to something else.

List of software applications associated to the .png file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open png file, edit png file, convert png file, view png file, play png file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the png files.

  • Open png file
  • Save png file
  • Edit png file
  • Import png file

Software that open png file - Adobe Fireworks proprietary PNG file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open png file action.

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Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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