bmp/png libs?

Nick Sabalausky a at a.a
Thu May 14 19:46:24 PDT 2009

"Rainer Deyke" <rainerd at> wrote in message 
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> Stewart Gordon wrote:
>> Nick Sabalausky wrote:
>>> Can anyone suggest good up-to-date D libs or bindings for
>>> loading/saving bmp and png files?
>> BMP - who in their right mind still uses this?
> BMP is the most popular uncompressed image format.

Yea, this is pretty much the key.  Even if nothing else, it's at least 
useful *because* it's popular. In other words, the same reason why any audio 
app realisticlly needs to support MP3 even though MP3 is probably the single 
worst lossy audio codec out there (an assertion which, by the way, I would 
love to be proven wrong about, just you know, so I don't pop a vein every 
time I think about "average joe" and music players...). 

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