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Posts tagged with 'aco'

Writing Photoshop Color Swatch (aco) files using C#

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The previous article in this mini-series described how to read files in Abode's Colour File format as used by applications such as Photoshop and other drawing programs.

In this second article, I'll describe how to write such files.

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Reading Photoshop Color Swatch (aco) files using C#

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In a previous article I described how to read the colour map from a DeluxePaint LBM/BBM file. In the next pair of articles, I'm going to describe how to load and save colour swatch files used by Photoshop (those with the .aco extension).

As usual, I'll start with a warning. I have a very limited set of sample files to test with, so it may be that there's an error in this code which means it can't handle all files. Certainly it can't handle all colour spaces (more on that later). However, I've tested it on a number of files download from the internet without problems.

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