[Gdal-dev] Problems with creating PNG files

Roger James roger at beardandsandals.co.uk
Tue Mar 1 13:26:43 EST 2005


You got it in one. I was just double clicking and letting the default
windows picture and fax viewer open it. I have just tried opening the files
in Photoshop and they look fine!

I will see if I can get libpng-1.2.8 to build and see if that fixes it.


> Roger,
> The file looks fine with me.  However, folks have encountered
> problems reading png files produced with modern libpng versions
> using the built-in windows support for png.  What are you using to
> check the png files?
> If this is the problem, you will likely need to downgrade to an
> older libpng to retain compatibility with windows.  I don't understand
> what change caused this .. I have just seen the result.
> If this turns out to be the issue for you as well, I would appreciate
> your summizing back to the list as a warning to others.
> Best regards,
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