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What's the difference between 8 bit, 10 bit, 12 bit, and beyond?

What's the difference between 8 bit, 10 bit, 12 bit, and beyond?: Digital Media Foundations
What's the difference between 8 bit, 10 bit, 12 bit, and beyond?: Digital Media Foundations

Most video and broadcast TV is created using 8 bits per channel. This means that each channel goes from 0 to 255. Those numbers are a direct result of using 8 bits—but what if we used more? This lesson explains what happens when you move to 10 bits per channel and beyond. If anyone has ever asked you if you would like 10-bit visuals rather than 8-bit, this lesson can help you answer the question.

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