Introduction: See What Color You Name Is by Injecting Your Name Between .PNG Header & Trailer

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Ever wondered what color your name is based on the PNG file format?
Well here is a geeky way to do it!

You will need a hex editor and the png header and the trailer (Ill post it so you can copy it)
Lets get started...

Step 1: Get a Hex Editor!

A hex editor just lets you see the raw binary data...
You will need a hex editor for this because the standard text editor wont work...
Here is a good free one that the whole world practically uses... Its called HXD not only does

Here's a direct link (via c-net):

Here is the HXD website (if you dont trust direct links ;)


Step 2: Last Step!

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Before you read, dont get confused with techincal terms this is very simple and the picturs will answer any questions...

So basically every png picture/file has a header to let the computer know what kind of picture it is and it is constant.
So you will copy and paste the header, insert your name or some other text... than copy and paste the trailer (end of png file)
Than you save it as Yourname.png and you should get a unique colored pixel... You could also put whole poems and what not in-between the header and trailer, and visually see the poem....

Here is the header (the = is a separator don't include it):
89 50 4E 47 0D 0A 1A 0A 00 00 00 0D 49 48 44 52 00 00 00 01 00 00 00 01 08 02 00 00 00 90 77 53 DE 00 00 00 01 73 52 47 42 00 AE CE 1C E9 00 00 00 04 67 41 4D 41 00 00 B1 8F 0B FC 61 05 00 00 00 09 70 48 59 73 00 00 0E C3 00 00 0E C3 01 C7 6F A8 64 00 00 00 0C 49 44 41 54 18 57 63

And the trailer:
00 00 00 00 49 45 4E 44 AE 42 60 82
So whats you color? POST IT!

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Oooppp18 (author)2017-04-12


ALogan97 (author)2011-11-01

Pretty much everything shows up as black...

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