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

From: Nick <>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:20:35 -0400

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.
Received on Wed Jul 16 2014 - 18:20:35 CEST

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