What are PNG-LARGE files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a PNG-LARGE file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a PNG-LARGE file?
The PNG-LARGE file format is used by Google Chrome for storing standard PNG bitmap image files that have been downloaded from Twitter. PNG stands for Portable Network Graphics, and these .png-large files contain bitmap graphics data.PNG files that have been uploaded to Twitter through the embedded TweetDeck browser are saved in the PNG-LARGE format when Google Chrome is used to download the PNG files. On the other hand, these images are saved in their native formats when other browsers are used to download the files from Twitter.To open these .png-large files, simply change the .png-large file extension to .png. This will allow you to open and view the graphics content of these files with standard image viewing applications.
How to open PNG-LARGE files
Important: Different programs may use files with the PNG-LARGE file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your PNG-LARGE file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the app ourselves yet, our users have suggested a single PNG-LARGE opener which you will find listed below.
Last updated: September 16, 2012
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of PNG-LARGE files. Remember, different programs may use PNG-LARGE files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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