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Best import file format? [ANSWER]

Posted: Fri, 2nd May 2008, 1:33pm

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carden

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WHat is the best file format to begin with using PhotoKey and my green screen? I can shoot, from the camera, RAW, TIFF or JPEG. As I understand the help file, a TIFF or PNG will save an alpha channel. Is there a suggested or preferred format for use? Thanks, Carden
Posted: Fri, 2nd May 2008, 1:48pm

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malone

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For importing, always use PNG or TIFF if you can. PNG/TIFF use lossless compression, so they will be the highest quality, unlike JPEG which uses lossy compression and will lose picture information when the camera saves the image.