[Mapserver-dev] mapserver rendering 24 bit imagery?

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Wed May 7 23:07:51 EDT 2003

Todd Helt wrote:
> Are there any plans for adding 24bit image rendering capability to 
> MapServer?  I know that GDAL can be used for reading many different 
> image file formats, and that 24-bit imagery can be read, but it still is 
> rendered as an 8 bit image, correct? 


Using GD 2.x MapServer 3.7 (aka CVS dev) can render 24bit (or 32bit RGBA)
images.   You might want to read the online docs on OUTPUTFORMAT to understand
a bit better how to enable it.

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