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Export PNG image without alpha channel in GIMP


Question

How do I export a PNG image without alpha channel in GIMP?

I have checked a lot, but I can’t find this. I found an option to export PNG images without alpha channel in Inkscape, but I am not familiar with that program.

Also, is there any way to check whether an image has an alpha channel in GIMP?

2015/01/02
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1/2/2015 10:25:00 AM

Accepted Answer

In GIMP, alpha channels exist per layer. If you go to the layers dialogue (Ctrl+L), right-click on your layer, there is an item Remove Alpha Channel, which does what you want. If it is greyed out, your layer does not have an alpha channel.

2015/01/02
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1/2/2015 10:04:00 AM