Adafruit_ImageReader loads color .BMP images from SD card to most of our color displays (TFT and color OLED).
We’ve had BMP-loading examples for a long time, but this new library now centralizes all that code. Any bug fixes or new features (like additional image formats), every display will then pick up automatically when you update the library. Previously we had been copying-and-pasting BMP code among different display library examples, and all those different versions diverged over time. We’re going through the examples and eliminating those one by one, replacing with equivalent examples in Adafruit_ImageReader instead.
This can be installed through the Arduino Library Manager. Sketch→Include Library→Manage Libraries…
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