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Graphics: Minimize Dithering – reduce banding diffusion dithering in gif png for smaller optimized images

At lower bit-depths, color quantization can reduce smooth color gradients into discernible bands of color (see Figure 1). Dithering is the process of changing pixels in these color transition zones to minimize banding. This feathering process strategically places patterns of available colors to emulate colors eliminated in the color quantization process. The resulting image appears smoother, but dithering makes file sizes larger (see Figure 2).

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