Resizing 8-bit BMP image changes bit depth to 32

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Post by magick »

Resizing your image introduces new colors and promotes the image from colormapped to truecolor. To solve the problem, either use -sample to resize or add -colors 256 to your command line to change the image back to colormapped before writing it.
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