after (dithering - Bayer 8x8):
after (dithering - Floyd Steinberg):
after (no dithering):
As you see the colors got reduced when the setting is 3bit RGB but with dithering enabled it doesn't look that harsh as if there wasn't dithering enabled.
If you are wondering why i didn't include 8bit then press Ctrl+Shift+G when you have a colored image open, 8bit monochrome is the same greyscaling an image everything from 9bit and above is colored, in 16bit mode it add's an extra bit to the green component because the human eye is more sensitive to green then red and blue (which can be read in the wiki page linked to below)
Click here to download
Put the DLL into Paint.NET/Effects folder and "Paint.NET User Files" folder in the zip into your documents folder
i used this wiki page as guideline, although the results i get is nothing like the ones on the page i do still believe my results are good i also got the test image from that wiki page
Edited by Cookies, 16 July 2011 - 02:24 PM.