Colour Depth - GCSE Computing

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The number of bits used to represent a colour is called the 'colour depth'.

The more depth, the wider the colour range. The scheme discussed on the previous page had a 24 bit colour depth i.e. 8 bits for each of the Red, Green and Blue component.

2 colour gif: There are only two colours in this image. It is a 1 bit per primary colour image i.e. The first colour is…


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