A CDE Definition
(1) Specifically, "True Color" refers to 16,777,216 colors in a display system. See 24-bit color.
(2) Generically, "true color" refers to photo-realistic color.
Using three bytes per pixel in a display system (eight bits for each red, green and blue subpixel). Also called "True Color" and "RGB color," a total of 16,777,216 colors can be represented in the color palette. See color depth, 8-bit color and bit specifications.
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