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28 May 2024 22:35:38 EDT (-0400)
  Re: clutter.mcr and trace()  
From: Alain Martel
Date: 21 May 2021 12:34:41
Message: <60a7e121$1@news.povray.org>
Le 2021-05-21 à 00:45, Mike Horvath a écrit :
> On 5/17/2021 6:52 PM, Mike Horvath wrote:
>> I am teaching myself how to create a BMP file in a hex editor.
>>
>>
>> Mike
> 
> 
> I found out that I require 16 bit precision, which is an uncommon mode 
> for BMP. Are there other 16 bit grayscale uncompressed bitmap formats?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> 
> Mike

You may try TGA or PPM. Both support arbitrary bit per pixel, from 1 up 
to 24 per channel.

TGA is even simpler than BMP, and the data are from top to bottom, not 
bottom to top as in BMP.


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