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  1. Choose the XCF file that you want to convert.
  2. Select PNG as the the format you want to convert your XCF file to.
  3. Click "Convert" to convert your XCF file.

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XCF XCF (Image)

File extension .xcf
Category Image File
Description The XCF file format is an image file created by the GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP), a freely distributed image editing program. XCF files are similar in makeup to a Photoshop PSD, supporting layers, channels, transparency, paths and guides. The XCF file format is backward compatible (all versions of GIMP can open earlier versions' files) and in some cases, forward compatible. Using XCF as for data interchange is not recommended by the developers of GIMP, as there may be format changes in future versions and XCF reflects various internal data structures for GIMP.
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Technical Details The XCF format is designed to store the entire part of the state of the Gimp that is specific to one image, apart from undo data. An XCF file is a sequence of bytes which describes a stack of layers and channels on a canvas, which is effectively just a rectangular viewport for the layers and channels. It contains a series of data structures with the main image structure coming at the very beginning of the file. The first 9 bytes of an XCF file are the ASCII string "gimp xcf "
Associated programs
  • GIMP
  • CorelDraw
  • XnViewMP
Developed by eXperimental Computing Facility of the University of California at Berkeley
MIME type
  • image/x-xcf
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PNG PNG (Image)

File extension .png
Category Image File
Description PNG pronounced ping is a format for storing bitmapped (raster) images on computers. It was created originally to replace the GIF file format when it was announced that the companies who created the GIF format wanted royalties. PNG uses indexed colors and lossless compression (like a .GIF file), but without those copyright limitations; it cannot be animated like a GIF image.
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Technical Details PNG images are in many ways better than .GIF as they also include an 8-bit transparency channel, which allows the colors in the image to fade from opaque to transparent; GIF images only support fully opaque or fully transparent pixels. PNG supports palettes of 24-bit RGB colors, RGB images or greyscale or RGB images. PNG was intended to be able to transfer images on the Internet, not professional graphics, and so does not support other colour spaces (such as CMYK).
Associated programs
  • Apple Preview
  • Safari
  • Microsoft Windows Photo Gallery Viewer
  • Corel Paint Shop Pro
  • GIMP - The GNU Image Manipulation Program (LINUX)
Developed by PNG Development Group
MIME type
  • image/png
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XCF Convert XCF file

Using Zamzar it is possible to convert XCF files to a variety of other formats

  • xcf to ai (Adobe Illustrator Artwork)
  • xcf to bmp (Windows bitmap)
  • xcf to eps (Encapsulated PostScript)
  • xcf to gif (Compuserve graphics interchange)
  • xcf to jpg (JPEG compliant image)
  • xcf to pcx (Paintbrush Bitmap Image)
  • xcf to pdf (Portable Document Format)
  • xcf to png (Portable Network Graphic)
  • xcf to tga (Truevision Targa Graphic)
  • xcf to tiff (Tagged image file format)
  • xcf to wbmp (Wireless Bitmap File Format)
  • xcf to webp (Lossily compressed image file)

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