On Saturday 29 Jan 2005 17:39, Frederic Bouvier wrote:

> >Has anyone actually looked at how much of the base package is
> >taken up by SGI+ format image files?  (Which have absolutely
> >abysmal compression ratios, but that's a different argument.) I
> >wrote a quick script at one point to recursively convert all
> >these to default-quality JPEGs, and the savings was staggering.
> >Something like a 75% reduction.
>
> It is still true that JPEG have no alpha channel, so not all textures
> could be converted.
>
> -Fred

So on the same merit, how about PNG?

On average you get about 1/3 the size of the SGI file while still being 
loss-less and keeping the alpha channel.

Dave Martin

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