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Png Icon With Alpha Channel

Yvan (SKYNET)

Posts 26
06 May 2021 21:53


Hi all,

I have custom PNG icons with alpha layer, on Apollo OS the alpha layer is not transparent, however with multiview it puts transparency well.

I have tried several ways to have transparency but without success.

How can I do to have icons with transparency?

Thank you for your help.


Yvan (SKYNET)

Posts 26
13 May 2021 12:03


Hi all,

I solved my PNG problem with alpha channel.

In fact it's all stupid!

On Mac right click on the PNG, read the information and on name and extension replaced the .PNG by .info, optionally unchecked hide the extension then confirmed that you want it in .info.

on the other hand, how do we remove the yellow detour on ApolloOS when we select an icon?

Sorry for my English!


Yvan (SKYNET)

Posts 26
06 Jun 2021 16:49


Hi everyone, After testing AmigaOS 3.2 I am really happy with the new features!

On the other hand, I would have liked to know if it is possible to implement AfaOS with 3.2?

Because on Coffin and AfaOS all my PNG icons are displayed as I would like.

On 3.2 some PNG display well but not all.

Could there be a solution to make my PNGs display the way I want?


Roger Andre Lassen

Posts 138
06 Jun 2021 17:55


Maybe try PeterK's icon library ? its on Aminet.


Amiga User

Posts 81
06 Jun 2021 18:15


I don't have OS 3.2 but with PeterK's Icon.library you should solve both on CoffinOS and ApolloOS.
   
    If you rename a .PNG to .INFO you don't get a DualPNG icon but a single face icon.
   
    To get transparent DualPNG icons you have to use the new IconEditor or merge the two images, see the procedure on this old Video of mine:
   
    Create DualPNG Icons:
    EXTERNAL LINK   
   
    Creare Immagine PNG Trasparenti
    EXTERNAL LINK   
   
   
   


Yvan (SKYNET)

Posts 26
06 Jun 2021 21:19


I'm already using Peter k's icon library, it works fine on Coffin but on 3.2 some PNG show up as a thumbnail and when I change to .info it just becomes a basic icon.

Thanks for your help.


Amiga User

Posts 81
06 Jun 2021 21:31


Read more here:

EXTERNAL LINK 



Yvan (SKYNET)

Posts 26
06 Jun 2021 21:37


But there is something more with AfaOS regarding my custom Pngs which work better.

In fact, with my personalized icons on Coffin, the PNG is displayed with transparency if I change the .PNG to .info.

I had to change the icon.library to use that of Peter K and install the warpdt which works wonderfully with Coffin and with the activation of AfaOS knows as on Mac OS.


Yvan (SKYNET)

Posts 26
06 Jun 2021 21:48


AMIGA USER wrote:

Read more here:
 
  EXTERNAL LINK 
 

Ok, thanks I'll have to try.


Amiga User

Posts 81
06 Jun 2021 22:24


Yvan (SKYNET) wrote:

But there is something more with AfaOS regarding my custom Pngs which work better.
 

On AfA OS the icon.library of PeterK normally does not work because AfA OS has its own Iconlibrary that you cannot disable.

Through some commands I was able to partially coexist the two icon.library, I needed only to display the Dual-PNG icons correctly from Dopus4 and to run the Eastern thumbnail program, you can see this in the attached video.

EXTERNAL LINK 

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