Screenshot support for "back buffer format 24"

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2 years 11 months ago #1 by NotSoSweet
Currently it is not possible (you will get an empty file as a result) to capture screenshots with ReShade because of:

WARN | Screenshots are not supported for back buffer format 24.

Please can you do something about it? :blush: For example new Mass Effect Andromeda is affected by this problem.

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2 years 10 months ago - 2 years 10 months ago #2 by JBeckman
The game has a interesting option for setting depth to either compressed (32-bits, 8-bit color?) or half (64-bits, 10-bit color?) which I'm guessing is what could be causing this, I don't know of many games that allow this to be altered besides Mass Effect and Alien Isolation (Deep Color, support for 10b-bit instead of 8) and I'm assuming it won't really do much for most users since they're either on 8-bit panels or 8+2 FRC "10-bit" panels though there are native 10-bit displays too now along with the TV HDR displays outputting 12 or even 16-bit color depth or how to describe it, I'm no expert on how it all works but color accuracy and clarity along with support for HDR (Game is the first to support Dolby Atmos as well.) and also a reduction of color banding.

Needs a actual compatible display though, there is a difference between 6+2 "8-bit" 8-bit, 8+2 "10-bit" and native 10-bit eh I'm probably making it complicated. :D

DirectX 11.x color and depth buffer formats and all that.
(Deep color or what not, also probably the 24-bit and 30-bit BCT D3D10+ texture formats and all that.)

Anyway toggling that might be worth trying if ReShade does not support this format, yet?


EDIT:
D3DFMT_X1R5G5B5 = 24,

That perhaps?
msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows...SPPError=-2147217396

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2 years 10 months ago #3 by crosire
Game uses a 10 bit per color channel format (DXGI_FORMAT_R10G10B10A2_UNORM = 24). Since most image formats store data in 8 bit per channel, this would need conversion first, which ReShade does not currently do and as such errors.

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2 years 10 months ago #4 by NotSoSweet
Well i found a way to make screenshots in Andromeda with MSI Afterburner on top of ReShade, but one overlay on top of another is a really good way to corrupt something in the process... :pinch:

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2 years 9 months ago #5 by Zarathustra

NotSoSweet wrote: Well i found a way to make screenshots in Andromeda with MSI Afterburner on top of ReShade, but one overlay on top of another is a really good way to corrupt something in the process... :pinch:


I have used Afterburner (framerate limiting + screenshots) and ReShade together in many games and never had any problem with that combination.

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6 months 3 weeks ago #6 by Niko of Death

crosire wrote: Game uses a 10 bit per color channel format (DXGI_FORMAT_R10G10B10A2_UNORM = 24). Since most image formats store data in 8 bit per channel, this would need conversion first, which ReShade does not currently do and as such errors.

Sorry to necrobump but didn't want to make a new topic for something already discussed - This error has become more prevalent recently, as most (if not all, at least in my experience) Unreal Engine 4 games suffer from this problem, even ones that don't support HDR (which I at first assumed was the issue). Examples of UE4 games I've encountered this issue in: Bright Memory, Tetris Effect, Tekken 7, Ace Combat 7, Bloodstained. Assuming conversion has been avoided in order to avoid screenshot times, maybe just have it as an option?

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6 months 3 weeks ago #7 by crosire
Screenshot support has been added for 10-bit formats now in github.com/crosire/reshade/commit/eabde4...47329fca46025a98351d .
The following user(s) said Thank You: JBeckman, Matt Gore

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6 months 3 weeks ago #8 by Matt Gore
Great!

Though I would also be happy if it could be output as PNG without degrading color precision, as PNG supports up to 16 bpc and because I sometimes like further color adjustments in GIMP. ;)

Btw, would it even be possible to force games to always use DXGI_FORMAT_R10G10B10... or DXGI_FORMAT_R16G16B16...? Because I think I heard somewhere, that games would be internally using 32 bpc (linear light?) before writing to the back buffer.

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6 months 1 day ago #9 by kilyan
i have latest reshade and still doesn't work

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6 months 1 day ago #10 by crosire
Well yeah, there hasn't been a release since the commit.

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