On Tue, 25 Sep 2007 09:09:30 -0700 (PDT)
Greg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I've read a few msgs. that talked about how GIMP only does 8-bit
> processing.  Does that mean if I load, say, a 16-bit image, Will GIMP
> display and/or save the image as an 8-bit image?  If that IS the case,
> that's a rather serious short-coming for photographers and such.

In what way is it a serious short coming? You do not say how you intend to use 
your image.

8 bits is 8 bits per channel, that's 24 bits per pixel.

Your monitor probably has a max of 24 bits per pixel and even then that is a 
bit of an overkill.

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