Enjoy much faster PNG loading on Android now, as the libpng library is automatically packaged with your applications. Various measurements, like this one, or testing “The Unholy Society” UI loading time confirm that the speedup is huge, even more than 10x compared to previous
FpImage that we used on Android.
In general, there’s no need to do anything for developers. The Android service “png” will be automatically added to the projects that include some PNG files in their data. But you can also request PNG explicitly (just for Android, or for all applicable platforms), follow the docs.
And you can enjoy a new faster level loading in our new platformer release on itch.io, that includes an Android (APK) build.