BMP-FI Windows or OS/2 Bitmap¶
A BMP format based on the Freeimage library.
This format supports grayscale, RGB and RGBA images.
The freeimage plugin requires a freeimage binary. If this binary not available on the system, it can be downloaded manually from <https://github.com/imageio/imageio-binaries> by either
- the command line script
- the Python method
Parameters for saving¶
- compression : bool
- Whether to compress the bitmap using RLE when saving. Default False. It seems this does not always work, but who cares, you should use PNG anyway.