5.8. Posterize Tool

This tool is designed to intelligently weigh the pixel colors of the selection or active layer and reduce the number of colors while maintaining a semblance of the original image characteristics.

Activate Tool

The Posterize Dialog can be called in the following order, from the image-menu: Tools/ Color Tools /Posterize .

Options

Posterize Levels

This slider and the input boxes with arrow-heads allow you to set the number of colors that the tool will use to describe the active layer or selection. This number does not include black and white.

Preview

The Preview button makes all changes dynamically so that they can be viewed straight away.