Add RGB/A Transparency to an Opaque Image
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Tryout or Professional Edition
We recommend to learn more aboutcursors before following this tutorial
is a Cursor for more info.
What is the RGB format with Alpha Channel?
coded in RGB plus an additional opacity channel. This channel is called
See the illustration below to understand how channels are organized in
an RGB/A image.
This is a new image format that you can
find in new generation of cursors. This image format is called RGB/A by Axialis CursorWorkshop.
The main advantage of this image format
is that it permits to display a smooth transparency in cursors. The resulting
image is displayed with smooth contours on all backgrounds. It permits
also to create dropped shadows behind cursors. The following illustration
shows the difference between a standard pointer (in
the reason why you need to include other standard formats in your cursors.
Add RGB/A transparency to your image
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