Resizing image changes from 8 to 16 bit per channel. Why?

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To fix the problem simply set the image depth to 8
  • $im->Set( depth=> 8 );
before you write it or use the Q8 version of ImageMagick. If you use the Q16 version of ImageMagick and resize an 8-bit image, it produces a 16-bit image because new colors are being introduced during the scaling operation.

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