> I can't figure out what is going on with bit depth (precision) in gimp
> I read in a .png file which had 16 bit precision, but when I exported
> to a .png file under a different name I got a file with 8 bit
> It used to be true that when gimp read in a 16 bit file, it issued a
> warning that it was converting it to 8 bit precision.
> Is higher precision just awaiting another version of gimp?
I think this was answered a few days ago, it all happens in the git
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