Burning Mad Conversion Software Frustration
Posted on 22 May 2000
by Michael Montoure (webmutant)
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PNG library is missing! Please get it.Hmmm. Okay. After consulting the unhelpful documentation, I managed to figure out that what I needed was something called "libpng." Okay -- no problem. I download that and am about to install it when I read:
Before installing libpng, you must first install zlib.
At this point, I decide that I'm as far down the rabbit hole as I'm willing to go, thanks.
No problem, I think -- here's a Windows version. Of course, the web page for it just says, "don't complain to me if it doesn't work," and doesn't provide any actual instructions on how to use it. I've tried launching it, and it opens a little DOS-like window and promptly does nothing.
I suppose eventually I'll just usePhotoshop to save all my GIF files as PNGs, and edit all my webpages to point to the new files. But not tonight.