Re: Converting JPG to XPM... how?

Andrew Sullivan (asullivan@sprint.ca)
Sat, 15 Aug 1998 13:23:36 -0400 (EDT)


On Sat, 15 Aug 1998, David Taylor wrote:

> I realise that AfterStep does not (as yet) provide the ability to use
> jpeg as background images (tho' I'm sure the good work Sasha's done will
> eventually be included in some form or another).  However, I have a much
> loved jpeg that I wish to use.  Does anybody know which tool I can use
> to convert the jpeg to an XPM?

That old stand-by, xv, will do this; but you have to be careful with your
bpp settings: it won't dither down correctly from 24bpp to 16bpp.

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