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twister47
12-05-2004, 11:42 AM
Man I feel lame for asking this, but what is the difference? I looked through the manual and didnt see anything about it

Silkrooster
12-05-2004, 03:41 PM
FP=Floating Point, so you can view images using floating point color range, like hdri images.
Silk

twister47
12-05-2004, 03:50 PM
easy enough

thanks!

Panikos
12-05-2004, 07:58 PM
FP=Floating Point, so you can view images using floating point color range, like hdri images.
Silk

Allow me to add to this.
FP can also be interpreted as Full Precision.
Of course it is impossible to view FP_Images on an ordinary 24bit monitor.
(There are some very expensive HDR monitors, but the price is a no-no case for the time being) So, on your monitor you always see 24bit, thats a fact.

But ....
The actual benefit of ImageViewer_FP over ImageViewer is that the stored information is in FP range and adjusting the Exposure causes no loss of information.

In the ImageViewer the stored data are in 24bit convensional format plus the alpha channel. Adjusting these is like adjusting your monitor. Out of the range adjustment will cause total white/black respectively.

Hope this helps