Convert Type Dialog

The Convert Type dialog is described below with functions for how to access it. A list of the controls on the dialog can be found in the table below.

What It Does

Converts the color depth of the selected channel into a different bit depth. The color depth determines the number of pixels per RGB channel. Existing channels set to another color depth can be converted by simply selecting them and opening the Convert Type dialog box.

How to Access It

Menubar | Channels > Convert Channel

Right-click | in Channels Palette > Convert Channel

Button | in Channels Palette >

Convert Type Dialog Fields



What it does




The color depth options for converting the
selected channel. Depth sizes are: 8bit (Byte), 16bit (Half), and 32bit (Float).

You should only see two options in the dropdown menu, as it does not show the current depth size of your channel.