midora Posted September 11, 2011 Share Posted September 11, 2011 I created a 8-bit .bmp file which shows 257 (=2^8+1) colors in Windows Picture Viewer. The image shows a black frame with 256 different red colors inside. You may load it with Paint.Net and count the colors. ;-) You can get the image here 8-bit bitmap showing 257 colors.bmp Explanation of the magic follows... Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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