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In article<MOOP8f44sbiaFwzx@255soft.uk>, J. P. Gilliver (John)<G6JPG-255@255soft.uk> wrote:

> >> bmp is obsolete.
> >
> >In a Mac OS, BMP isn't even the native image container. So, I would be
> >obvious that most, if not all of Mac softwares don't use BMP.
> >
> >In Windows however, not so. BMP is the native image format in that OS. i.e.
> >used by the graphic kernel.
> 
> The information in the graphics RAM while a picture is on screen - 
> whatever the OS - is going to be raw image data, regardless of how it 
> was saved to or loaded from disc.

correct.

> (What _is_ the "native" format for 
> Macs then?)

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