advpng man page

advpng — AdvanceCOMP PNG Compression Utility

Synopsis

advpng [-l, --list] [-z, --recompress] [-0, --shrink-0]

[-1, --shrink-fast] [-2, --shrink-normal [-3, --shrink-extra]

[-4, --shrink-insane] [-i, --iter N]

[-f, --force] [-q, --quiet]

[-h, --help] [-V, --version] FILES...

Description

The main purpose of this utility is to recompress png files to get the smallest possible size.

Please note that this utility is not able to read a generic file. It´s granted to be able to read only the files generated by the AdvanceMAME emulator.

To compress the files this utility uses the following strategies:

Options

-l, --list FILES...

List the content of the specified files.

-z, --recompress FILES...

Recompress the specified files. If the -1, -2, -3 options are specified it´s used the smallest file choice from the previous compressed data and the new compression. If the -0 option is specified the file is always rewritten without any compression.

-0, --shrink-store

Disable the compression. The file is only stored and not compressed. The file is always rewritten also if it´s bigger.

-1, --shrink-fast

Set the compression level to "fast" using the zlib compressor.

-2, --shrink-normal

Set the compression level to "normal" using the libdeflate compressor. This is the default level of compression.

-3, --shrink-extra

Set the compression level to "extra" using the 7z compressor. You can define the compressor iterations with the -i, --iter option.

-4, --shrink-insane

Set the compression level to "insane" using the zopfli compressor. You can define the compressor iterations with the -i, --iter option.

-i, --iter N

Define an additional numer of iterations for the 7z and zopfli compressors for modes -3 and -4. More iterations usually give a better compression, but may require a lot more time. Try for example with 10, 15, 20, and so on.

-f, --force

Force the use of the new file also if it´s bigger.

See Also

advzip(1), advmng(1), advdef(1)

Referenced By

advdef(1), advmng(1), advzip(1).