So I'm playing around with color images and the 'Apply To' section of 'Blending Options'. I want to add some chunks of pure red, green and blue to my test image to see how some of the settings work on pure colors. Quick and easy - use the text tool. But this doesn't work because the text lives on top of filters (and most other things) so I have to find another way.
Just as easy in PS, and a couple of minutes later I've got pure red, green and blue text in a non-compressed (to keep the colors pure) PNG file. But guess what? When I open the file in PR my pure colors are gone.
How do I know this is PR's fault? If I open the file in IrfanView the colors are spot-on!
Just for giggles I 'Quick Exported' the file to another PNG - it was compressed from 58 MB to 8 MB, According to IrfanView, the original file was 24 bpp with 80,957 colors. The file PR wrote was also 24 bpp, but was handled internally as 64 bpp and now contains 162,546 colors. All I did was open the file - no editing and PR did this?
Can PR not open a file without mucking with it? What am I missing?
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