Re: 256 color windows?

David Fridley (dgfasn@dante.lbl.gov)
Thu, 19 Oct 1995 09:04:48 -0700 (PDT)


In addition, you *can* also run at 16 million (as I do) or True Color if you
want; 256 is just a minimum for acceptable picture quality.

On Thu, 19 Oct 1995, Alex Watson wrote:

> I think it tells you to put windows generally into 256 colors, but keep
> the video capture at 8 bit grayscale capture. In 16 colors for windows,
> the picture in the cuseeme window will only show 16 shades, as opposed to
> 64 shades.
>
> alex
>
> On Wed, 18 Oct 1995, Kevin at Freeside Support wrote:
>
> > I've seen mentioned in the Windows cu-seeme help file "make sure your video
> > card is set for 256 colors". Does this mean *at least* 256 colors or does
> > it not work properly on some 16 or 24 bit displays? (it acts erratic for me
> > on a 128kbps ISDN but that could be anything)
> >