Re: [Gimp-developer] Animation choices

Why not use mng instead of apng. mng is, as far as I know, officially
supported by libpng and doesn't require any patching. They basically
do the same thing, just in a slightly different way.

On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 2:32 PM, Simon Budig <simon budig de> wrote:
> Alexandre Prokoudine (alexandre prokoudine gmail com) wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 11:53 AM, Nik Omul wrote:
>> > Question 1. Why apng isn't an officially supported file format?
>> My guess is that we just never evaluated it.
> apparently there is a plugin for it:
> And it apparently needs a patched libpng. Which is not going to fly with
> the standard gimp distribution.
> Unless someone figures out how to use the unpatched png library (or
> implements the apng plugin by hand) I see no way how to deal with this
> properly.
> Bye,
>         Simon
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