You can find that both WebP (Goolge Web Picture) and PNG (Portable Netwrok Graphics) play crucial role around the internet. In this guide, we are going to reveals much more about WebP and PNG files and even how easily you can convert them!
WebP is indicated as the latest (modern) image file type that comes with superior lossy and lossless compression for images around the web. Most often webmasters and web developers uses WebP files to create smaller, richer images to make web faster.
Besides that, if you’re worrying about the security, then don’t fret as this format is perfectly safe to use. And, even there are innumerable online platforms those already use WebP format.
PNG is a well-known raster image format that mainly used to store images, web graphics, and logos. This file format has been developed as an improved replacement for the GiF and now becomes the widely used image format around the web.
The most easiest and recommended way for viewing a WebP Google format is online. If you already using a modern web-based browser, then you simply have to make a double-click on the file. To do so, your WebP image file will open in your default browser.
These are the browsers that supports WebP files such as Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, and Edge.
You can also open your WebP image on Mac using (Finder) or on Windows (File Explorer), respectively. Once done, you will be able to see previews of the WebP files as you scroll.
The upside is that now you can use different programs depending on the computer (Mac vs Windows) to view WebP images.
On Mac, you need to use Preview program. All you need to make a right click and then choose “open with”, and select Preview.
On Windows, you can open the image file via MS Paint. You can just make a right click on the file, and simply choose “open with”, or just open the Paint and open your image in it.
There are two different types of image compression available: lossless and lossy. Lossless compression assists to retain all the data, but does not works optimally for reducing file size. While, lossy compression works to reduce the file size by simply discarding some data.
When it comes to PNG, it is a lossless format, this means no data will be lost while compressing. This is the patent thing that makes it ideal for storing images that require to save with high quality such as logos or product photos. However, you can find that PNG is not significantly compressed as lossy file types like WebP, that’s why they becomes larger in size.
These are the three best ways to save WebP as PNG:
Step 1: Drag n drop Webp file into this WebP to PNG converter
Setp 2: Click on Convert button
Step 3: Save the newly converted PNG
For Windows, the process is quite simple:
Step 1: First of all, you need to open the WebP file in Paint
Step 2: Just move to the file and Save as. From the type menu, choose PNG and hit Save
Step 1: Just open WebP file in Preview
Step 2: Now, you need to click on the File, and then Export
Step 3: There you can get a wide array of file formats, you simply have to choice with PNG. If your WebP image file loaded with a transparent background and you still want to keep it, then make sure that you have checked “Alpha”. And, then click Save