Understanding the Fireworks PNG format


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Understanding the Fireworks PNG format

Fireworks uses an enhanced version of the PNG format as its native file format. This version maintains instructions and information for all the editable elements within the file, such as layers, live effects, masks, bitmap selections, just to name a few. This native format is much like Photoshop's PSD format or Illustrator's AI format. It's a way to keep as much of the file as editable as possible. One common area of confusion when we're dealing with the Firework's PNG file format is its differences from the standard or flat PNG. It's very important that you understand those differences.

So I've got, onscreen here, a little collage of images. This is a Fireworks PNG file. If we take a look over in the Layers panel, you'll see that we have multiple objects inside of this design. I can select these images independently from the Layers panel. I can select them right on the screen. I can reposition them, move them anywhere I like. They are all separate elements...

Understanding the Fireworks PNG format
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Understanding the Fireworks PNG format provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Jim Babbage as part of the Fireworks CS5 Essential Training

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Web
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Fireworks
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