PNGs and cross-browser color matching
Posted on Tuesday, November 25th (3857 days ago)
Here are some very interesting documents that cover testing different hacks with 8-bit PNGs to try and achieve a good amount of color consistency when lined up with the same color values in HTML and CSS.
First, the consistency test page itself:
Some deeper results of these tests:
Third, some background inforamtion on the whole thing:
For a long time I’ve wanted to use PNGs, for this exact reason I finally had to give up and revert to GIFs and JPGs for everyday images.
I look forward to the day when PNGs behave perfectly and I don’t have to employ hacks to use them.
About Joseph R. B. Taylor
Joseph R. B. Taylor is a humble designer/developer who makes stuff for screens of all shapes and sizes. He is currently the lead UI/UX Architect at MScience, LLC, where he works to create simple experiences on top of large rich datasets for their customers and clients.