Definition: Run-Length Encoding: algorithm for compressing data in which significant portions consist of strings of repetitions e.g. consecutive pixels all of the same value. * Simplistically, a portion of data that looks like this (80,80,5),(80,80,5),(80,80,5) ... repeated 300 times (a red line one pixel wide) could be encoded as (80,80,5)300. * Used in RLE versions of TARGA format.

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