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CUT file format

DescriptionThe CUT file format is a raster image format used for storing bitmaps with a maximum color depth of 24 bits. It was developed by Dr. Halo, a DOS-based graphics program in the 1990s. The format is simple and supports only uncompressed images.
Technical detailsCUT files consist of a 512-byte header followed by the image data. The header contains information about the image, such as the size, resolution, color depth, and other metadata. The image data in a CUT file is stored in a row-by-row format, with each row being padded to a 4-byte boundary. The color palette is stored at the end of the file, and it contains up to 256 entries. Although CUT files are still supported by some graphics software, the format has largely been replaced by more modern image formats.