how to download and save transparent png file

Alex <>
Tue, 02 May 2006 22:22:56 +0200
Hi all,

I'm trying to download and to save a transparent png file.
I succeed to download and save it, but in losing the transparent

My source code is:
String url = "http://..../test.png";
URLConnection connection = new URL(url).openConnection();
Image image =
ImageIO.write(toBufferedImage(image), extension, new

with the function:

     private BufferedImage toBufferedImage(Image image) {
         if( image instanceof BufferedImage ) {
             return ((BufferedImage)image);
         } else {
             image = new ImageIcon(image).getImage();
             BufferedImage bufferedImage = new
BufferedImage(image.getWidth(null), image.getHeight(null),
BufferedImage.TYPE_INT_RGB );
             Graphics g = bufferedImage.createGraphics();
             return (bufferedImage);

If someone have an idea for me?

(Is it possible to download and to save the getcontent() directly to a
file without transform it into Image?)



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