Compile Static Library of libpng Using Visual Studio

Compile zlib first (follow these steps).

Next, download the latest libpng (e.g) library and extract it.

Launch VS command prompt: Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 -> Visual Studio Tools -> Visual Studio 2008 Command Prompt

Create a new zlib folder inside it:

$ cd lpng1617
$ mkdir zlib

Copy(output from these steps ) zlib.lib, zconf.h and zlib.h to the new zlib folder.


$ nmake /f scriptsmakefile.vcwin32

Output in lpng1617 folder.


Copy png.h and libpng.lib to your project. Done!

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