Free Online XCF to PNG Converter

Please note: Your XCF file, once uploaded to our server will be deleted 1 hour after upload so please download your converted XCF file before this time.

How to Convert your XCF to PNG Online?

Here are 2 simple steps to convert your XCF to PNG using our fast and free XCF converter tool.

Upload your XCF file

Upload your XCF file

Click the "Upload a XCF File" button, then select a XCF to upload. The maximum file size is 100MB.

Download your PNG

Download your PNG

Click the download link to receive your PNG file.

File format information for XCF and PNG

ExtensionXCF
Full NameGIMP - eXperimental Computing Facility
TypeImage
Mime Typeapplication/octet-stream
FormatBinary

The XCF or eXperimental Computing Facility format is a raster image file format native to the GIMP image processing application which is a freely available program used for photo retouching, composition and authoring.

XCF files along with containing raw raster image data contains additional information for defining image layers, channels, paths and other data. The GIMP application is still under development and is available to download for Windows.

ExtensionPNG
Full NamePortable Network Graphics
TypeImage
Mime Typeimage/png
FormatBinary
Opens WithPaint.Net, Photoshop

The PNG graphics file format is a commonly used format for storing 2D images which can be highly compressed by the use a palette if the image has a sufficiently low number of colors (256 colors in general). The PNG file is then further compressed using the DEFLATE compression algorithm to ensure small file sizes that are fast to download.

PNG files are seen as the logical successor to the GIF image file format and was devised in the mid-1990's as a superior format to GIF. PNG files are generally used for company logos, icons and other non-photographic image content. Saving a digital photo in the PNG format will create a much larger file than an equivalent JPG image hence the PNG format being unsuitable for most digital photo content.

Information for converting from XCF to PNG

Our XCF imaging tool will accurately convert your XCF file into a PNG image file using our high quality internal 2D rendering to create your final PNG ready for download. Your XCF file will be analyzed pixel by pixel in order to produce the most accurate conversion possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I convert my XCF file to PNG?

First click the "Upload..." button, select your XCF file to upload. Your XCF file will be uploaded to our servers. When the XCF to PNG conversion has completed, you can download your PNG file straight away.

How long does it take to convert my XCF to PNG?

We aim to process all XCF to PNG conversions as quickly as possible, this usually takes around 5 seconds however this can be longer for certain files, so please be patient.

How accurate is the XCF to PNG conversion?

We aim to provide the best conversion experience. Our tools are under constant review and development with new features being added every week.

Is there any loss in quality when converting my XCF file?

If you are converting your XCF file to a format that implements lossy-compression then yes, the quality will be reduced however the loss in quality is usually not noticeable and can result in much smaller file sizes.

Will the conversion affect the resolution of my converted XCF file?

No. When converting your XCF file our tool will not perform any resizing of your image and the resulting file will be the same resolution as your uploaded XCF file.