On Saturday, 29 January 2005 19:39, Frederic Bouvier wrote:
> It is still true that JPEG have no alpha channel, so not all textures
> could be converted.

There is no reason why the alpha channel cannot be shipped in a separate 8 bit 
bitmap of some sort with the JPEG just providing the color map.
I've seen this done before to save space or bandwidth in commercial projects.

It's really easy to combine the two images while loading them into RAM.


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