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mdfisher272
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16 bit PNG

Post by mdfisher272 » Thu Feb 27, 2014 3:43 am

I don't see any support for 16bit per channel PNG files. Is this not supported?

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Re: 16 bit PNG

Post by xnview » Thu Feb 27, 2014 8:05 am

mdfisher272 wrote:I don't see any support for 16bit per channel PNG files. Is this not supported?
in reading or writing?
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Re: 16 bit PNG

Post by Pauwehla » Sun Aug 10, 2014 12:38 pm

In writing.
Isnt RAW like in NEF for Nikons a 16bit format?
But many GUI like the first CS-Photoshops do not "understand" RAW like NEF.
Converting to 16bit formats like PNG 16bit would be very valuable for XnViewMP or XnConvert
in making the workflow much easier when "developing" NEF-files.

But the newest XnViewMP 0.68 does not have any Batch Convert - Options
to get all 16bit from RAW to a useful 16bit format compatible with PS or GIMP.

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Re: 16 bit PNG

Post by xnview » Mon Aug 11, 2014 8:17 am

XnViewMP use 8bits as internal format, so 16bits is only supported as reading
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