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Aug 31, 2018 at 4:48 PM
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16 bit is the worst of both worlds. It's twice as bulky as 8 bit, but you're almost guaranteed to lose colour information because it's not indexed. Either don't use more than 256 colors in a single image for low colour styles, or go straight for true colour.
Plus it's like, 5-5-6 bits for the channels, nobody wants to decode that
 
Aug 31, 2018 at 5:29 PM
Okay I give up... for now
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Oh, I don't think we were talking about 16-bit images, I believe Walrus_Guy was referring to 16-color bitmaps, in other words, 4-bit images. If you don't use more than 16 colors, it would be efficient to save it in 16 color format.
 
Aug 31, 2018 at 5:48 PM
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Oh. Yeah sure but paint.net doesn't do that either.
 
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