[Tig] 8bit vs 10bit for TV

Bob Friesenhahn bfriesen at simple.dallas.tx.us
Thu May 3 23:56:21 BST 2012

On Thu, 3 May 2012, Joe Owens wrote:
> But hey, after H.264 compression to the broadcaster's server, all bets are 
> off, anyway.

TV is only 8 bit so carefully prepared 8-bit Rec.709 content is likely 
to be much better than 10-bit content automatically down-converted to 
8 bit by some thoughtless machine.  This assumes use for 
presentation/viewing rather than subsequent editing.

Bob Friesenhahn
bfriesen at simple.dallas.tx.us, http://www.simplesystems.org/users/bfriesen/
GraphicsMagick Maintainer,    http://www.GraphicsMagick.org/

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