.MNG File Recovery

Have files been deleted due to a user’s error or software error? Have you formatted a disk by accident and need to know how to recover the files? Read our .MNG file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2024.

MNG File Recovery

What is a .MNG file?

An extension of the .PNG image format that uses indexed colors and supports image animations; similar to an animated .GIF file, but uses higher compression and features full alpha support (multi-level transparency).

What Are Common Causes of ".MNG" Files Lost or Failure?

There are several common causes for ".MNG" (Multiple-image Network Graphics) files lost or failure:

  1. Accidental deletion: The most common cause is human error, where the user accidentally deletes the ".MNG" files from their storage device.
  2. File system corruption: If the file system on the storage device gets corrupted, it can lead to the loss or failure of ".MNG" files. This can occur due to various reasons such as improper system shutdown, power outages, or hardware issues.
  3. Virus or malware attack: If the storage device containing the ".MNG" files gets infected by a virus or malware, it can cause the files to become corrupted or deleted.
  4. Software or hardware issues: Issues with the software or hardware used to view or edit ".MNG" files can also lead to loss or failure. This can include software crashes, compatibility issues, or hardware failures.
  5. Disk formatting or partitioning: Accidentally formatting or partitioning the storage device without proper backup can result in the loss of all data, including ".MNG" files.
  6. Physical damage to the storage device: Physical damage to the storage device, such as a hard drive failure or damage to the memory card, can result in the loss or failure of ".MNG" files stored on it.
  7. Sudden power loss: If there is a sudden power loss while working with ".MNG" files, it can cause the files to become corrupted or inaccessible.

To prevent such issues, it is recommended to regularly backup your ".MNG" files to a separate storage device and use reliable antivirus software to protect against malware or virus attacks.

How to recover lost ".MNG" files?

Sometimes while working with a computer, laptop or other stationary or mobile devices, you may encounter various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures, even in spite of regular updates and junk cleaning. As a result, an important ".MNG" file may be deleted.

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By no means should you think that the only way to recover a ".MNG" file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering ".MNG" files if a file was lost after accidental or deliberate deleting, formatting the memory card or the internal storage, cleaning the storage device, after a virus attack or a system failure.

Programs to recover ".MNG" files

Looking for a way to get files back? In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard operating system tools, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

The tool recovers data from any devices, regardless of the cause of data loss.

Follow the directions below:

  1. Download Hetman Partition Recovery, install and start the program.

  2. The program will automatically scan the computer and display all hard disks and removable drives connected to it, as well as physical and local disks.

    File Recovery Software
  3. Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover ".MNG" files, and select analysis type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Analysis Type
  4. When the scanning is over, you will be shown the files for recovery.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Files that Can be Restored
  5. To find a file you need, use the program’s interface to open the folder it was deleted from, or go to the folder "Content-Aware Analysis" and select the required file type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Deep Scan
  6. Select the files you have been looking for and click "Recovery".

    File Recovery Software - Files List for Recovery
  7. Choose one of the methods for saving the files and recover them.

    Saving recovered files in Hetman Partition Recovery

How to open file with ".MNG" extension?

Looking for how to open a stereo multiple Network Graphic image file file?

Programs that open ".MNG" files

ImageMagick ImageMagick
IrfanView IrfanView
Mozilla Firefox Mozilla Firefox
mngplay mngplay
ImageMagick ImageMagick
Mozilla Firefox Mozilla Firefox
mngplay mngplay
ImageMagick ImageMagick
KSquirrel KSquirrel
File Viewer for Android File Viewer for Android

Additional Information

  • File type: Multiple Network Graphic

  • File extension: .MNG

  • Developer: N/A

  • Category: Raster Image Files

  • Format: Binary

  • HEX: 8A 4D 4E 47 0D 0A 1A 0A 00 00 00 1C 4D 48 44 52

  • ASCII: MNG......MHDR

  • File types that use the extension .MNG:

    • Multiple Network Graphic

    • Yamaha PSR Disk Manager File


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Vladimir Artiukh

Author: Vladimir Artiukh, Technical Writer

Vladimir Artiukh is a technical writer for Hetman Software, as well as the voice and face of their English-speaking YouTube channel, Hetman Software: Data Recovery for Windows. He handles tutorials, how-tos, and detailed reviews on how the company’s tools work with all kinds of data storage devices.

Oleg Afonin

Editor: Oleg Afonin, Technical Writer

Oleg Afonin is an expert in mobile forensics, data recovery and computer systems. He often attends large data security conferences, and writes several blogs for such resources as xaker.ru, Elcomsoft and Habr. In addition to his online activities, Oleg’s articles are also published in professional magazines. Also, Oleg Afonin is the co-author of a well-known book, Mobile Forensics - Advanced Investigative Strategies.


Questions and answers

  • What does the file extension .MNG stand for and what is it used for?

    The file extension .MNG stands for Multiple-image Network Graphics. It is a graphics file format used for animated images. MNG files are similar to GIF files in that they support animation, but they offer more advanced features such as support for transparency, alpha channels, and improved compression algorithms. MNG files are primarily used for web animation and can be viewed by web browsers with MNG support or specialized image editing software.

  • How can I open a .MNG file on my computer?

    To open a .MNG (Multiple-image Network Graphics) file on your computer, you can use one of the following methods:

    1. Web browsers: Some web browsers, such as Mozilla Firefox, have built-in support for .MNG files. Simply open the file using your preferred browser, and it should display the animation.
    2. Image viewers: You can use specialized image viewers that support .MNG files. Some popular options include XnView, IrfanView, and GIMP. Download and install one of these programs, then open the .MNG file using the viewer.
    3. Convert to another format: If you are unable to open the .MNG file directly, you can convert it to a more widely supported format like .GIF or .PNG. There are online file conversion services available that can convert .MNG files to other formats. Search for a reliable converter, upload your .MNG file, select the desired output format, and download the converted file.

    Remember to exercise caution when downloading and installing software from the internet. Always use reputable sources and ensure that your antivirus software is up to date.

  • Are there any specific software programs or applications required to view and edit .MNG files?

    Yes, there are specific software programs or applications required to view and edit .MNG files. One popular program is Adobe Photoshop, which allows you to open and edit .MNG files. Another option is GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program), which is a free and open-source image editing software that also supports .MNG files. Additionally, you can use various web browsers such as Firefox or Opera, as they have built-in support for viewing .MNG files.

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