MNG is an image file category format. It supports all possible PNG and JPEG compression algorithms (including gamma correction and translucency) in order to create animated images. It was available in the Mozilla browser from 2000 to 2003. Now supported by Konqueror browser. MNG, i.e. Multiple-image Network Graphics, has the closest connection with PNG. In 1995, when they started developing the PNG format, it was decided not to include animation support. For a simple reason: then this feature was used infrequently. And yet, we started working on MNG, that is, the version of PNG that supports animation. The initial version of the MNG specification was born in early 2001. The MNG format is a simplified raster analogue of Adobe Flash. Each frame has many layers, and they can be moved relative to each other, scaled, cropped. This explains the complexity of supporting the MNG format. As a result, the MNG file structure resembles the PNG structure. The only difference is the identification tag. And also that much more options of blocks (chunk) are applied. MNG frames are saved as PNG or JNG. Compared to GIF, this format supports animation. Compared to JPEG, it provides the smallest file size due to compression loss. Compared to PNG, compression is done without distortion. Now MNG is not supported by popular browsers and software, since it was replaced by a simpler APNG format.
PBM is a raster image category file format. It is a compact single-bit black and white image. In other words, this is a simple format that allows you to store black and white pictures. It can be easily formatted into text. In this raster image format, if the pixel is a byte of one, it represents black pixels. When it is a byte from zero, it represents white pixels. The format is referred to as the Portable Bitmap Image file type. How can I open this format? To do this, use programs such as Adobe Photoshop CS, some versions of ACD Systems, as well as Newera Graphics Converter Pro, Corel PaintShop Pro X6. The file has 1 bit per pixel. PBM is a type of PPM format. PBM, that is, Portable Bitmap, is part of the Netpbm graphics package along with a couple of other formats: PGM, that is, Portable Graymap; PPM, i.e. Portable Pixelmap. Occasionally, these three formats are combined under the general name PNM (Portable Anymap). These are intermediate files used in conversion processes supported by Portable Bitmap Utilities (these are applications that have open source code). The PBM format is linked in black and white bitmap images. In PGM, grayscale bitmaps. PPM stores color bitmaps.