Re: 16 bit images

Oliver Rauch (oliver.rauch@Wolfsburg.DE)
Tue, 19 Oct 1999 00:25:15 +0200

Robert Schwebel wrote:

> Hi!
> Could anyone point out to me what the result of the 16 bit per pixel
> discussion was? I find the discussion in my mail archive but not the
> conclusion ;-) Did you agree on a possibility for the frontend to find
> out about the original bit depth?
> It seems to me that all backends available today have problems with 16
> bit gray images as they report that this was not a supported depth. I
> looked into some of the sources and it seems that 16 bit is treated as
> "unknown" at least in scanimage and xsane(0.39). Any idea for a quick
> fix (for the software or my brain) ;-) ?

Hi Robert,

xsane should work with color and grayscale images with 16 bits/pixel.


EMAIL: Oliver.Rauch@Wolfsburg.DE

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