On Fri, 4 Aug 2006, Matthias Julius wrote:

> Date: Fri, 04 Aug 2006 17:51:31 -0400
> From: Matthias Julius <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: j_mach_wust j_mach_wust <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Cc: gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU
> Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] how to preserve semi-transparency when
>     converting to indexed
> j_mach_wust j_mach_wust <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > When I created png images of black text on transparent background, I
> > used to convert them to indexed so their size would be reduced.
> How much does this reduce the file size?

I cannot say specifically how much converting to indexed will save you but
when using PNG files it means you will end up with an 8bit PNG instead of
a 24bit PNG which is where most of the savings seem to come from.

Alan H

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