Blu-ray titles employ indexed-color images that use palettes with alpha values for menu icons and subtitle data. Common graphic tools such as Photoshop cannot handle indexed-color images that have palettes with alpha values.
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However, creating and editing indexed-color images that use palettes with alpha values is essential in the authoring process for Blu-ray titles.
OPTPiX iMageStudio X-MP not only edits indexed-color images with alpha values easily but can also perform color reduction on full color data with an alpha channel to indexed-color images with alpha values with no loss in image quality.
Major domestic Blu-ray title authoring studios and Hollywood studios use this software and have high praise for it as a necessary tool for creating attractive menus for Blu-ray titles
OPTPiX iMageStudio X-MP can reduce colors (Alpha Blending Color Reduction) on direct color images with an alpha channel to indexed color images having palettes with alpha values with no loss in image quality.
Furthermore, "Common Palette Color Reduction" can be performed on multiple images by generating indexed color images with a common palette. Of course, Alpha Blending Color Reduction can be executed with Common Palette Color Reduction.
Main icon images and thumbnail chapter images for use with Blu-ray titles can be made more attractive.