Subject: Re: Windows freeware to lock in a 3: or 4:3 aspect ratio for cropping
On Sat, 17 Feb 2018 22:47:32 -0500, Mayayana wrote:
> It depends on the situation. A BMP *is* the image.
> You can compress it as a TIF if you don't want to use
> the space, but the format is not wasteful. It's just
> not compressed. It's what all other formats decompress
> to. It's what gets displayed onscreen. It's the actual
> image data of a raster image. Surely you knew that?
I know that BMP stores image data uncompressed. But I also know that it
stores a 24bpp (RGB) pixel in a DWORD (4 bytes) storage. That's 25% waste.
However, I do know that it's for performance purpose.