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Lossy PNG compressor

Makes PNG images 3-4 times smaller with minimal loss of quality. Supports alpha transparency. Compatible with all browsers and operating systems.

Command-line tool based on the libimagequant library.

Details for pngquant

  • GPL-3.0+

Last updated
  • 27 February 2024 - latest/stable
  • 27 February 2024 - latest/candidate



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