Pixel art tool that can display a chosen color's RGB values in 18 bit VGA.

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  1. x86-16

    x86-16 New Member

    Nov 29, 2017
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    I'm writing a a game for MS-DOS in 8086 assembly language. It uses video mode 13. (320x200 256 colors)
    The supported color depth is 18-bit (6-bit red, 6-bit green, 6-bit blue) 262,144 colors. (256 useable at one time)

    It's a little annoying to have to convert a 32-bit color to an 18-bit color every single time I want to import a new color.

    Is there a pixel art tool that has an option to display a chosen color's RGB values converted down to 18-bit?

    To be clear, i'm not talking about tool's like Aseprite which include the default VGA color palette (which is ugly).

    I don't even use any of the colors in the default palette.
    I redefine all colors on almost every map I create.

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