[Mplayer-users] font bitmap format?

Felix Bünemann Felix.Buenemann at gmx.de
Tue Apr 10 19:13:49 CEST 2001

Hello Anssi,

Tuesday, April 10, 2001, 5:45:47 PM, you wrote:

AS> On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 11:44:07PM -0500, Arpi wrote:
>> what we need?
>> - 256 color greyscaled image
>> - possibly uncompressed, or very easy & fast & small decompressor
>> - lossless!
>> - supported by common image manipulation programs (gimp,xv,photoshop,psp...)

AS> Maybe the old Portable GrayMap (PGM) as used by the old Pbmplus or
AS> Netpbm as it's known now? The format is text-like, just a few header
AS> lines and then the data straight up, every byte is one pixel. It doesn't
AS> get much simpler than that. At least xv supports the format, I'd assume
AS> gimp does too. 

I thought about that too, but it doesn't seem to be too widely
supported (Paint Shop Pro 7 can read/write it, but photoshop (5.5) doesn't, I
don't use gimp so I don't know about that...)

Best regards,
 Felix                            mailto:Felix.Buenemann at gmx.de

Mplayer-users mailing list
Mplayer-users at lists.sourceforge.net

More information about the MPlayer-users mailing list