30-bit displaying with Krita?

Dmitry Kazakov dimula73 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 16:42:02 CET 2009

On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 6:40 PM, Dmitry Kazakov <dimula73 at gmail.com> wrote:

> KisPainterCanvas uses 8-bit either. Speaking truly i can't imagine the case
> where one can see any difference in colors between 16/8-bit depth on regular
> monitor. As far as i remember DVI-standard uses "up to 24-bit"
> representation, so 16-bit won't help anyway ;)
> Could you publish the test, please?
> Maybe you mean "stripes" on gradients, don't you?
> If so, the problem is a bit worse, than just "16-bit" canvas. As it might
> not help. Most of the editors, afaik, uses "dithering" during conversion
> from 16-bit to 8-bit. They add a special noise to the image to hide this
> stripes (at least Photoshop does).
> I'm not sure Krita has this ability... (Cyrille, ping!)

This means that the problem is not in 16-bit display, but in conversion
16->8 bit

Dmitry Kazakov
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