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  • How to Fix Banding in Gradients

    Photoshop’s gradient algorithm is quite disappointing. It is notorious for creating gradients with banding. Here is an example, attempting to create a gradient from #222 to #333:

    Photoshop's Gradient with Banding

    Photoshop's Gradient with Banding

    Eeeww!

    Can you see it? If you look closely, there are vertical “lines” in the image where the color changes. This is incredibly easy to fix algorithmically - but very difficult to fix any other way.

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