Re: Animated GIFs in Afterstep?

Ethan (allanon@crystaltokyo.com)
Fri, 30 Apr 1999 16:36:03 -0700 (PDT)



On Fri, 30 Apr 1999, Coplan wrote:

> On Fri, 30 Apr 1999, Julian Catchen wrote:
> 
> > Have you lookd into using .png's??  They have all the advantages of gifs,
> > except there faster, adn have no licensing concerns.
>
> Can't say I'm familiar with the format, does afterstep nativly support it?

Yes, if libpng was found when AfterStep was compiled.  See:

http://www.cdrom.com/pub/png/pngintro.html

... for more information on the PNG format.  Note that AfterStep does 
not fully support the PNG image format's alpha channel.

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