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Old 04-25-2010, 06:02 PM   #1
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Boot image format

Hello,

First post! I have bought a Pocketbook 360 for my wife, and I would like to change the boot image.

Unfortunately, and after following the advice from another thread:

To achieve that - on Linux - use Gimp's
Colors->Desaturate to make it black and white
Colors->Posterize, 4 levels and save as Windows Bitmap

It doesn't want to play, telling me that the image format is wrong. it is 600x800 pxs

I have saved the file as a bmp, but I only get 16, 24 and 32 bit options using Gimp.

Any ideas greatly appreciated!

Kind regards


Ah, found the answer - changed the mode to b/w instead of desaturating, before posterizing!

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Old 04-26-2010, 03:14 AM   #2
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What operating system on your computer you are using?
Are you able to install imagemagick?
http://www.imagemagick.org/script/binary-releases.php

see those threads
http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...ht=imagemagick
You can also use irfanview as described in the first post in this thread


http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...ht=imagemagick

I am using escher.png as an example, but you can use any format, not only png as a base for conversion with convert program from imagemagick package, even bmp.
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