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

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Post by anthony »

I believe you can also output to BMP8 eg: BMP8:outputfile.bmp
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Post by glennrp »

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

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Post by magick »

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