Bug 4129 - Support alternative png crush utilities
Summary: Support alternative png crush utilities
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: iOS add-in ()
Version: 2.8.8.1
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Low enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeffrey Stedfast
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Reported: 2012-03-28 13:08 UTC by Jeffrey Stedfast
Modified: 2014-09-12 12:05 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Jeffrey Stedfast 2012-03-28 13:08:07 UTC
While googling for freely available icons for use with iPhone/iPad apps, I came across a few websites suggesting the use of utilities like ImageOptim and ImageAlpha for optimizing png's instead of using the png crush utility bundled with Xcode.

I'm filing this bug because Nic Wise has also asked about it on the mailing-list.

Just a Blue Sky feature request for now.
Comment 1 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2012-03-28 14:24:04 UTC
This'll be overridable when we switch to xbuild.
Comment 2 Jeffrey Stedfast 2013-01-22 15:08:21 UTC
You can now disable pngcrush for MonoTouch builds which means users can now pre-crush their png files with any utility they want.

Would still be nice to be able to choose a custom tool.
Comment 3 Jeffrey Stedfast 2014-09-12 12:05:37 UTC
Now that we use MSBuild, you can override the targets