imagetruecolortopalette

imagetruecolortopalette

(PHP 4 >= 4.0.6, PHP 5)

imagetruecolortopalette -- Convert a true color image to a palette image

Description

bool imagetruecolortopalette ( resource image, bool dither, int ncolors )

imagetruecolortopalette() converts a truecolor image to a palette image. The code for this function was originally drawn from the Independent JPEG Group library code, which is excellent. The code has been modified to preserve as much alpha channel information as possible in the resulting palette, in addition to preserving colors as well as possible. This does not work as well as might be hoped. It is usually best to simply produce a truecolor output image instead, which guarantees the highest output quality.

dither indicates if the image should be dithered - if it is TRUE then dithering will be used which will result in a more speckled image but with better color approximation.

ncolors sets the maximum number of colors that should be retained in the palette.

Note: This function requires GD 2.0.1 or later.

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