PNG or Portable Network Graphic format is a graphic file format that uses lossless compression algorithm to store raster images. It uses 2 stage compression methods. It is frequently used as web site images rather than printing as it supports only the RGB color model. So CMYK color images cannot be saved as PNG image.
GIF is an image format that supports animated images. It can adapt 256 colors and uses lossless compression technique to contain images. It can also contain texts. It can contain low sized image animation. So it is frequently used in web publishing. It applies LZW compression algorithm to compresses low colored images.
CloudConvert supports the conversion between more than 200 different audio, video, document, ebook, archive, image, spreadsheet and presentation formats. Check the supported formats for more details.
There is no need to install any software on your computer! Upload your files to CloudConvert and we will do the job for you. Don't worry, your files are safe and only you can access them. They will be deleted again as soon as your conversion is finished.
Most conversion types support advanced options, for example setting the codecs of audio/video files. Also, we support batch converting and folder monitoring!
The CloudConvert API offers the full functionality of CloudConvert and makes it possible to use the conversion services in your own applications.