April 03, 2013
Mee.nu seems to support animated .PNGs.
I'm not sure how much I'll use this. i can't make them, few browsers support them and they tend to be hideously large.
However if you have Firefox or another compatible browser you can look below the fold and perhaps be offended.
I don't think there's anything to support. They're just files, as far as the server is concerned.
IE10 doesn't support them, however.
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Wed Apr 3 08:22:01 2013 (+rSRq)
Posted by: Pixy Misa at Wed Apr 3 08:31:43 2013 (PiXy!)
Posted by: Siergen at Wed Apr 3 16:29:13 2013 (Ao4Kw)
Posted by: The Brickmuppet at Wed Apr 3 18:26:37 2013 (F7DdT)
Chrome doesn't animate them either.
Posted by: RickC at Wed Apr 3 19:13:53 2013 (WQ6Vb)
Posted by: RickC at Wed Apr 3 19:14:23 2013 (WQ6Vb)
When I said '"Animated png" isn't really a thing' I meant as opposed to .mng files...
I'm confused. So is this an .mng file then?
'cause I don't want one of those.
Posted by: The Brickmuppet at Wed Apr 3 19:50:04 2013 (F7DdT)
file extension say's it's a gif, but you knew that. I didn't examine the bytes.
MNG was designed to be an animation extension to the PNG format, but it never caught on. I suppose I was being pedantic. FWIW, those images don't animate in Chrome, either.
Siergen, gif is IIRC limited to 256 colors; PNGs can support true colors, so an image with a large palette could easily dwarf the size of a similar GIF.
Posted by: RickC at Fri Apr 5 20:12:22 2013 (WQ6Vb)
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