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Bug when minimizing 16-bit color games in Windows 8 or later

I play an old MMO game that is made using 16-bit color. The game works perfectly on Windows 7 and old versions (Vista, XP). However, the game has some bugs on Windows 8 and later versions. I can ...
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Windows 10 OS lower graphic fidelity

When I first bought this computer I had amazing colour depth and text did not look pixelated, however after installing a game that was meant for Windows Vista I have noticed that a lot of the detail ...
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Windows 10 64 bit - Stuck in 16 bit colour depth

Recently I tried to install a game on my PC which is not compatible with Windows 10. Upon running the game my monitor started to flash ridiculously fast and left a burn on the screen for a while. ...
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Change color depth in KDE?

So I was running a game trough wine and it changed my resolution and color depth. Was easy to get the resolution back to normal but can't find any way to change the color depth back. How do I do it ...
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Scanning old papers in TIFF format. Is scanning at 48-bit color worth it?

I am currently scanning old papers with some notes on them using an Epson V370 scanner. I want the output files to be TIFFs, however I am not sure which bit depth to choose. One of the papers has ...
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Virtualbox Color Depth

Windows 7 64bit Host, Windows 98 SE Guest. I am trying to run a game that requires 16-bit color depth (Obsidian). The Guest's display panel is telling me I am in 16-bit color mode. But the game says ...
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Why set more bits per channel than the screen supports?

AMD CCC has a "preferred color depth" option that has BPC (Bits Per Channel) values of 8 and 10 and 12. I've set it to the least BPC in order to try to increase fps rendering. (I suspect the screen is ...
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how to capture a 256 color screenshot [closed]

I have a quite old program that runs in 256 color depth (8 bit). When I try to take a screen shot or capture, it just gives a mainly black result, but also some hard twist on all the colors... I ...
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Virtual terminal with at least 16bit color?

It's 2013 and there should be terminals with more than 256 colors by now (you'd think). Are there any terminals with more than 8bit colors (usually from 8 bit we jump to 16bit) to use with linux? ...
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How can control the color depth for RealVNC on Macintosh?

I'm running RealVNC enterprise edition 5 on Macintosh but what is normally a grey background of my editor window is now a pink or purple color. It almost looks as if the color depth is limited to 256 ...
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Hexidecimal color value to web-smart color

Anyone know of a tool which can convert a standard hexadecimal color value to the closest possible web-smart color?
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Clipboard colour depth - embedding image into an application

I would like to paste screen-captures (obtained using the Print Screen key) into an old version of Lotus Notes (version 4.5.7). This does work, but the problem is that the images that are then ...
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Should I embed the sRGB color profile in JPEG files?

I have a large (growing) collection of scanned images. They are TIFF files, mostly 48 bit with the Adobe RGB color space. This color profile is integrated in the files. When such a file is opened in ...
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Colour depth is set too low on Windows 7

When my computer boots up, the desktop display is alright until the windows desktop icons load. The display resolution then changes to 256 colours and I have to set the colour to true colour 32 bit. ...
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Imagemagick convert creates monochrome output only

I have a book scan as a pdf. When I open it with Adobe Reader, it looks like grayscale. When I open it with IrfanView, it looks like grayscale, and the Information option tells me that the image is ...
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Radeon 68xx, 69xx cards and support for 10-bit color over displayport

10-bit color, aka "Deep Color" is a scheme where 10 bits are used for each color channel. This makes for a 30 bit RGB implementation. IE: red: 10 bits green: 10 bits blue: 10 bits total: 30 bits ...
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How can I set the color depth to 8-bit in Windows XP?

How can I set my resolution to use 8-bit color on Windows XP? I can only pick 16-bit, 24-bit, and 32-bit color. I know 8-bit is possible because if I have two monitors, and I run a really old game ...
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What's the difference between 48-bit depth and 24-bit depth in a scanner?

What's the difference between 48-bit depth and 24-bit depth in a scanner? I'm about to purchase a printer/scanner combo but there is a little difference between two possible candidates. One has 48 ...
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Better color depth using Terminal Services from a high res client

I've got myself a new screen running a resolution of 2560 x 1440. When I start a Remote Desktop Connection I set the Display configuration to "Full screen" and the Color depth to 24 bit. But once ...
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How to change the color depth in Ubuntu 10.04?

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed on a Dell C600 and the highest available resolution is 800x600. From my previous I remember 1024x768 would work after setting the colour depth to 16bit, but there is no ...