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imagepng

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

imagepngOutput a PNG image to either the browser or a file

Description

bool imagepng ( resource $image [, string $filename [, int $quality [, int $filters ]]] )

Outputs or saves a PNG image from the given image.

Parameters

image

An image resource, returned by one of the image creation functions, such as imagecreatetruecolor().

filename

The path to save the file to. If not set or NULL, the raw image stream will be outputted directly.

Note:

NULL is invalid if the quality and filters arguments are not used.

quality

Compression level: from 0 (no compression) to 9.

filters

Allows reducing the PNG file size. It is a bitmask field which may be set to any combination of the PNG_FILTER_XXX constants. PNG_NO_FILTER or PNG_ALL_FILTERS may also be used to respectively disable or activate all filters.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Changelog

Version Description
5.1.3 Added the filters parameter.
5.1.2 Added the quality parameter.

Examples

<?php
$im 
imagecreatefrompng("test.png");

header('Content-Type: image/png');

imagepng($im);
imagedestroy($im);
?>

See Also

  • imagegif() - Output image to browser or file
  • imagewbmp() - Output image to browser or file
  • imagejpeg() - Output image to browser or file
  • imagetypes() - Return the image types supported by this PHP build
  • imagesavealpha() - Set the flag to save full alpha channel information (as opposed to single-color transparency) when saving PNG images

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