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14.2 > Libraries > libpng-legacy12 (1.2.57)

libpng-legacy12 (old PNG library for compatibility with old software)

PNG (Portable Network Graphics) is an extensible file format for the
lossless, portable, well-compressed storage of raster images.

This build provides, occasionally needed for running older
binary-only software. It can safely be installed without conflicting
with Slackware's own libpng (which is version 1.6).

Rather than compiling libpng-1.2, this build simply repackages the latest
official binary from Slackware 14.1's patches/.

If you're looking for libpng-1.4, it's already provided in Slackware's
aaa_elflibs package (as

Maintained by: B. Watson
Keywords: libpng12,libpng1.2,libpng-1.2,png-compat
ChangeLog: libpng-legacy12


Source Downloads (32bit):
libpng-1.4.20-i486-1_slack14.1.txz (c706d0ab66ee2ef36570daf8f6bddd0a)

Source Downloads (64bit):
libpng-1.4.20-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz (0dab89c2e0203c5d81f99d53a83adf76)

Download SlackBuild:
libpng-legacy12.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 14.2

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

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