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.xcf to .png

Jan 11, 2014, 19:17
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.xcf to .png
I tried to export the .xcf that i made back to a .png but it says there is an error. Im using os x 10.9.1
Please help!
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Jan 27, 2014, 00:08
Post: #2
RE: .xcf to .png
I'm also using OS X 10.9.1, I get this error:

"Saving '/Users/.../Graphics/car_annotation.png' failed:
Error while saving '/Users/.../Graphics/car_annotation.png'. Could not save image."

The "..." was added by me to replace private username information.
Not an incredibly helpful error message...

(Jan 11, 2014 20:20)ofnuts Wrote:  What error?
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Jan 28, 2014, 00:55
Post: #3
RE: .xcf to .png
Did you do "File > Save as..." or "File > Export / Export to..." ?

Some versions of gimp switched these features. 2.8.6 has the save as for .XCF only.

Also, what are the steps you took to save your .xcf to a .PNG ?

(start from opening up the .XCF please*)

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Feb 9, 2014, 13:27
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RE: .xcf to .png
(Jan 11, 2014 19:17)Unisus41 Wrote:  I tried to export the .xcf that i made back to a .png but it says there is an error. Im using os x 10.9.1
Please help!

I'm seeing the exact same problem with version 2.8.10 on Mac OS X 10.9.1.

PNG does not already exist.

You can see GIMP creates a file with the name you want to export to, but the file is empty.

Can this be reported as a bug?
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Feb 9, 2014, 13:38
Post: #5
RE: .xcf to .png
There is a Mavericks version available from http://gimp.lisanet.de/Website/Download.html which is working flawlessly for me.
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May 3, 2014, 16:22
Post: #6
RE: .xcf to .png
There are a couple of proposed solutions here that seem useful:

https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=1411815
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