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ColourEdit is a freeware OpenDoc Editor for processing and
converting bitmap images. It handles images as 24 bit colour,
8 bit indexed colour or 8 bit grey pixels.
The current version is not final but is stable (at least for
me!). The intended changes between this and the final version
are mostly cosmetic apart from the addition of low bit-depth
Download the ColourEdit OpenDoc part editor binary for
read the release notes.
Note: This is a test release. There will be
Please don't upload this editor onto other servers, it is
not a final release.
- The 68k version (accidentally) requires
QuickDrawGX. I'll fix this in the next release.
- You will have to use the Editor Setup control panel to
tell OpenDoc to use ColourEdit with the various image
types, otherwise it will probably choose one of your other
The final release is currently expected to be ready near
the end of July.
ColourEdit supports these effects:
ColourEdit reads and writes these file formats:
- brightness +/-
- contrast +/-
- saturation (colour) +/-
- edge detection
- adding noise ("grain")
- user-defined filter functions
- Adobe Photoshop-compatible
- grow / shrink
ColourEdit also reads (but does not write) these file formats:
- SGI's RGB
- Windows BMP (partial)
Due to patent issues ColourEdit does not and will not read or
write GIF format images. I suggest that you take the
recommendation and convert all your GIFs to PNG! Look
for a converter.
- StartupScreen (old & new)
- simple Adobe Photoshop (partial)
Please send any bug reports and comments to either of the
Written by Julian Highfield.
Copyright 1997, J.C.Highfield. All Rights Reserved.
Last updated 6th July 1997.