16-bit color


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16-bit color

Using two bytes per pixel in a color image. Up to 65,536 colors can be represented in the color palette. Most graphics formats provide 8-bit color or 24-bit color; however, graphics cards generally have an intermediate 16-bit color range that displays 65,536 colors. See color depth.
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6 of PRIME Graphics, a 64-bit, all-software rendering engine, includes such enhancements as 16-bit color and full, 10-bit I/O, a new Scene Camera effect, additional codecs for recording inputs, and advanced touch-screen features.
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SVGA monitor displaying at least 16-bit color (thousands of colors)
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