Which file type supports more color? PNG or GIF?

GIFs support 8-bit pallets while PNGs support 24-bit or 32-bit.

Or in other terms, GIFs can support a maximum of 256 colors while PNGs can support over 16 million different colors.

So PNGs support more color than GIFs.

The image on the left is a PNG and the image on the right is a gif.

as you can see the image on the left has a much smoother variation of color than the one on the right.






png wiki

gif wiki

another source

got a pic here



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