PNG-LARGE File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a PNG-LARGE file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .PNG-LARGE 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

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension PNG-LARGE for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 1 different PNG-LARGE openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension PNG-LARGE

While we know of one file format using the .PNG-LARGE file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .PNG-LARGE file.

Various viewers for this file format

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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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PNG-LARGE-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with PNG-LARGE-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!