HELP: Problems converting 32-bit bmp to 8-bit

Questions and postings pertaining to the usage of ImageMagick regardless of the interface. This includes the command-line utilities, as well as the C and C++ APIs. Usage questions are like "How do I use ImageMagick to create drop shadows?".
Post Reply
User avatar
anthony
Posts: 8883
Joined: 2004-05-31T19:27:03-07:00
Authentication code: 8675308
Location: Brisbane, Australia

Post by anthony » 2006-07-17T17:06:03-07:00

I believe you can also output to BMP8 eg: BMP8:outputfile.bmp
Anthony Thyssen -- Webmaster for ImageMagick Example Pages
https://imagemagick.org/Usage/

User avatar
glennrp
Posts: 1147
Joined: 2006-04-01T08:16:32-07:00
Location: Maryland 39.26.30N 76.16.01W

Post by glennrp » 2006-07-18T05:28:03-07:00

There's no BMP8 format:
  • $ convert -list format | grep -i bmp
    BMP* rw- Microsoft Windows bitmap image
    BMP2* -w- Microsoft Windows bitmap image v2
    BMP3* -w- Microsoft Windows bitmap image v3
    WBMP* rw- Wireless Bitmap (level 0) image

User avatar
magick
Site Admin
Posts: 11043
Joined: 2003-05-31T11:32:55-07:00

Post by magick » 2006-07-19T19:11:16-07:00

Try adding -compress none to your command line to produce uncompressed BMP images.

Post Reply