Introduction to libmng

The libmng libraries are used by programs wanting to read and write Multiple-image Network Graphics (MNG) files which are the animation equivalents to PNG files.

Package Information

libmng Dependencies


libjpeg-6b and little cms-1.16

User Notes:

Installation of libmng

Install libmng by running the following commands:

cp makefiles/makefile.linux Makefile &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make prefix=/usr install &&
install -v -m644 doc/man/*.3 /usr/share/man/man3 &&
install -v -m644 doc/man/*.5 /usr/share/man/man5 &&
install -v -m755 -d /usr/share/doc/libmng-1.0.9 &&
install -v -m644 doc/*.{png,txt} /usr/share/doc/libmng-1.0.9

Command Explanations

cp makefiles/makefile.linux Makefile: There are no autotools shipped with this package. The Linux Makefile is copied to the root of the source tree, facilitating the installation.

install ...: The documentation files are not installed by the installation procedure, so they are copied manually.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library: libmng.{so,a}
Installed Directory: /usr/share/doc/libmng-1.0.9

Short Descriptions


provides functions for programs wishing to read and write MNG files which are animation files without the patent problems associated with certain other formats.

Last updated on 2007-04-04 14:42:53 -0500