The Image node injects any image format that is supported by Blender.
This node has no input sockets.
- Selection of different types of media. For controls see Data-Block Menu. For the options see Image Settings.
More options could be set in the properties region.
The first two sockets are the minimum.
- Standard image output.
- Separate Alpha value.
- Z depth layer.
When a multi-layer file format, like
EXR, is loaded,
each layer is made available as a socket.