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Windows 7: Transparent .BMP FirstUXRes.Wim

28 Sep 2010   #1
marcusj0015

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Transparent .BMP FirstUXRes.Wim

i have a custom background for the first uxres and i want the animation bmps to be transparent

i want the black background BEHIND THE ANIMATION to be transparent so that my wallpaper can shine through


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28 Sep 2010   #2
gladson1976

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

Basically BMP's are not natively transparent.
But there is a way to make BMP's look transparent by using a mask color (normally Magenta [FF00FF] is used). Any parts of the image which is magenta is rendered as transparent.
Like this,
Transparent .BMP FirstUXRes.Wim-magenta-mask.jpg


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29 Sep 2010   #3
marcusj0015

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

ill try that ill see if it works thanks!
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