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Dal wrote:Anyway, that aside, the format for the desktop background is IMG - I only use 256 colour IMGs on my machines but someone else may be able to give a definitive answer on what colour depths are supported.
wongck wrote:I used IMAGECOPY to convert from JPG to IMG-X for the 256 colours.
There may be some limitation on the IMG (during conversion or display pallate ? ) as the colours comes out incorrect sometimes.
wongck wrote:The 2 best method of displaying background in the desktop today are: MyAES or XaAES (v1,18 build).
They do JPG directly and up to 32 bits colour.
wongck wrote:Ah... yes. Thanks Joska for clarifying the wallpaper for XaAES. Indeed that's the method for getting the wallpaper into XaAES. Despite of the steps, it does look like you start off with a JPG and nothing else.
wongck wrote:It would be nice if we don't have to use those key combos, but it does mean that the image viewer needs to understand the format and where to put the file. May be if Helmut writes a photo viewer with a right click properties > Save as wallpaper, that would be nice.
joska wrote:A simple solution would be to add this to zView. zView is open source and can already make a fullscreen framebuffer - add a menu-option to save this to disk instead of displaying it and you got what you need.
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