[sane-devel] Scanning with 16 bits color depth (2 bytes/color)

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 12:12:03 UTC 2008

On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 8:02 AM, René Rebe <rene at exactcode.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> yes, at least some frontends definitely support this, my avision backend
> supports 16 bit channels (including upscaling 10 and 12 bit to 16 bit
> for devices which support that) for years.
> However, I do not remember which frontends worked well, maybe most
> worked to some degree, but IIRC the xscanimage preview had issues
> receiving 16bit data, but maybe most other frontends worked fine as
> I do not have exceptionally bad memory to this topic :-)

i'm not sure either, so i think it is best if 8 bit output is your
default, and 16 bit output is an option.


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