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Description

16 bit PNGs are not rendering the correct color information, appear to be gamma corrected unnecessarily compared to an 8 bit version of the same texture.

Also Reproduced in Main Promotable-CL-2545026

Steps to Reproduce
  1. Open QAGame Editor
  2. Import the Two Textures attached above

RESULTS: The 16 bit PNG comes in washed out

EXPECTED: They should both be the same texture, OR there should be a way to make the behave the same by changing a setting in the Texture Editor of the 16 bit texture.

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NOTE:
You can remove the sRGB on the 16 bit texture and have them look the same but the 16 bit texture will always render (in a Material or a UMG Widget) as if the sRGB where checked true.

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Won't Fix
ComponentUE - Rendering
Affects Versions4.7.64.84.94.14
CreatedMay 11, 2015
ResolvedFeb 23, 2017
UpdatedApr 27, 2018