PNG 16:  Overview
Version 0.50, Rich Franzen, August 1998
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NOTE: The PNG-16 image format is neither sponsored nor approved by the PNG Development Group.  It has no standing with the W3C.


Full Color, 16 Bits (fc16) Many Color, 16 Bits (mc16)
Grey with Color, 16 Bits (gc16)
Indexed Color, 16 bits (ic16)

8-bit Indexing

Canvasses, IDCP's, etc.
Rich Franzen 
Color Space Overview 
PNG 16 Overview 
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First published August 1998,   counter   hits since 2004-04-05,   last modified 2010-11-21