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libpng (PNG library) is a collection of routines used to create and manipulate PNG format graphics files. The PNG format was designed as a replacement for GIF and, to a lesser extent, TIFF, with many improvements and extensions.


Recent releases

  •  14 Mar 2014 15:17

    Release Notes: This is mostly a cleanup release, with a bugfix for a problem with handling zero-length IDAT chunks, described in CVE-2014-0333, which can cause the progressive reader to hang (the sequential reader is ok) in versions 1.6.0 through 1.6.9.

    •  06 Feb 2014 16:14

      Release Notes: This is a minor cleanup release.

      •  19 Dec 2013 19:51

        Release Notes: This release has a bugfix for CVE-2013-6954 (null pointer dereference), plus some code cleanup.

        •  19 Nov 2013 15:08

          Release Notes: This release adds ARMv8 support and improves unknown chunk support.

          •  14 Sep 2013 16:45

            Release Notes: This release removes two stray lines of code in arm/arm_init.c which were accidentally inserted in libpng-1.6.4 and caused compilation to fail on the ARM platform.

            Recent comments

            04 Jul 2000 00:51 geoffman

            Libpng and Gnome
            After installing libpng 1.0.7 my gnome-help-browser segfaulted and the toolbars would not display any png icons. I recompiled imlib to fix the segfault problem and gdk-pixbuff to fix the display problem.


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