Bitmap vs Rotozoomer - What's the difference?

bitmap | rotozoomer |


As nouns the difference between bitmap and rotozoomer

is that bitmap is (computing) a series of bits that represents a rasterized graphic image, each pixel being represented as a group of bits while rotozoomer is (demoscene|computer graphics) an animated visual effect in which a bitmap is scaled and rotated.

bitmap

English

Alternative forms

* bit map * bit-map

Noun

(en noun) (Raster graphics)
  • (computing) a series of bits that represents a rasterized graphic image, each pixel being represented as a group of bits
  • Usage notes

    * See notes at pixmap.

    Synonyms

    * pixmap

    rotozoomer

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (demoscene, computer graphics) An animated visual effect in which a bitmap is scaled and rotated.
  • * 1997 , "h75h70", ZShell anyone?'' (on newsgroup ''rec.games.programmer )
  • I thought about writing a 4ktro for the TI-83 once, but really the only effects you could do would be rotozoomers , wire vectors, and scrollers.
  • * 1997 , "Adam Levar", RotoZoomer frame rates'' (on newsgroup ''comp.sys.ibm.pc.demos )
  • Hi all: I have written a rotozoomer that has an average frame rate of about 200fps on a Pentium 90 when writing directly to vram.