## Can't load any file as imageData

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deiwyy
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### Can't load any file as imageData

I get an error whenever i try to do

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love.graphics.newImage("icon.png")
or

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love.image.newImageData("icon.png")
I've tried using png, jpg and ico file formats, all of them gave me this error

Error

boot.lua:557: Could not decode file 'icon.jpg' to ImageData: unsupported file format

Traceback

[C]: in function 'newImageData'
[C]: in function 'xpcall'
[C]: in function 'xpcall'

All of the images were valid (I had no problem opening them in galery)

ReFreezed
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### Re: Can't load any file as imageData

I don't think JPEG files are supported any longer. ICO files were never supported, afaik. PNG files should work though. Not sure what the problem is. Can you upload one of the PNG files that don't work?
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pgimeno
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### Re: Can't load any file as imageData

JPEG writing isn't supported, but JPEG reading is. love.graphics.newImage('image.jpg') is working fine for me as well as love.image.newImageData('image.jpg').

+1 about showing a problematic file. Unfortunately, I think that during the first few posts, people can't attach stuff.

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