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Convert PNG to WEBP

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Choose file to convert to .webp
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You can convert PNG image to WEBP as well as to variety of other formats with free online converter.

How to convert png to webp?

How to convert webp to png?
Step 1

Upload png-file

Select png file, which you want to convert, from your computer, Google Drive, Dropbox or drag and drop it on the page.
Step 2

Convert png to webp

Select webp or any other format, which you want to convert.
Step 3

Download your webp-file

Wait till your conversion process will be completed and click download converted webp file.

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Portable Network Graphics

File extension .png
File category images
Description PNG – is a scan-line graphic format developed as an alternative to GIF, which had a commercial license. Althought they are both raster image types. PNG is based on the best features of the predecessor, including lossless compression and transparent background support. The PNG technology ensures the preservation of all stages of editing and the restoration of the step with the preservation of quality. However, it does not allow to save several pictures in one file at once, which limits its use in the development of animated images.
Technical details The PNG extension was proposed as a tool that helps to transfer and store images on the World Wide Web. The technology is limited to an 8-bit transparency channel, so you can adjust the colors from opaque to transparent. It supports 24-bit RGB colors, matching images and shades of gray. However, as a non-professional format, PNG can not display other color spaces. Most programs allow to open such files, they can also run in any browser. Images are different in small weight with good quality.
Programs
Apple Preview
Microsoft Windows Photos
Adobe Photoshop CC
Corel Paint Shop Pro
Microsoft Windows Photo Gallery Viewer
Main program Microsoft Paint
Developer PNG Development Group (donated to W3C)
MIME type
image/png

Google Web Picture files

File extension .webp
File category images
Description WEBP image format was developed by Google in 2010. According to their claim, this format can save files up to 34% smaller comparing to the JPEG or PNG files. It allows to save images in both lossy and lossless compression. Yet, it is not supported by all image viewers.
Technical details Lossy compression in this format is obtained by prediction. In this compression, an image is divided into some blocks, and predictions are made depending on the pixels of surrounding blocks. Here the difference between the main image and the prediction is recorded by encryption. The prediction is good enough to ensure no difference according to the actual image. It reduces the file size. Lossless compression is gained by the pieces of the image that previously been examined to Build the rest of the image.
Programs
Adobe Photoshop
Picasa
Main program Google Chrome
Developer Google
MIME type
image/webp

FAQ

❓ How can I convert png to webp?
Firstly, select a png file you want to convert or drag and drop it. Secondly, select webp or any other format you want to convert your file to. Then click convert and wait until your file is converted
⏳ How long should I wait to convert png to webp?
Images conversion usually takes a few seconds. You will convert png to webp very quickly.
🛡️ Is it secure to convert png to webp on OnlineConvertFree?
Sure! We delete your uploaded and converted files, so nobody has access to your information. All types of conversion on OnlineConvertFree (including png to webp) is 100% safe.
📱 Can I convert png to webp without software installation?
Absolutely! OnlineConvertFree doesn’t require installation. You can convert any files (including png to webp) online on your computer or mobile.