Re: [dev] Looking for simple, alpha supporting image format

From: koneu <>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:36:39 +0200

On July 16, 2014 6:20:35 PM CEST, Nick <> wrote:
>Quoth Markus Teich:
>> 8bit per component are sufficient for the human eye. This leads to 2
>^ (3*8) =
>> 16.777.216 colors. Can you differentiate any pair of them I would
>show you?
>For some domains it's useful to preserve more detail than the eye
>can differentiate, so that different image enhancement or
>modification processes can work better. Like with audio; 44kHz is
>about the limit of human differentiation, but 96 / 128kHz is better
>for working with it, say for remixing.

I think 8bit channels are fine, yet even though Markus doesn't believe it he can see way more than 16 million colors.
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