Exporting Visual Studio-compatible Bitmaps from GIMP


When exporting bitmaps from GIMP, two options must be selected in order for the bitmaps to be compatible with Visual Studio:

  1. Under Compatibility Options, check “Do not write color space information”.
  2. Under Advanced Options, select “R8 G8 B8” under 24 bits.

About Jeff Fitzsimons

Jeff Fitzsimons is a software engineer in the California Bay Area. Technical specialties include C++, Win32, and multithreading. Personal interests include rock climbing, cycling, motorcycles, and photography.
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