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Updated to libtiff-3.7.1.

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7<!ENTITY libtiff-download-http "http://libtiff.maptools.org/dl/tiff-&libtiff-version;.tar.gz">
8<!ENTITY libtiff-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.remotesensing.org/pub/libtiff/tiff-&libtiff-version;.tar.gz">
9<!ENTITY libtiff-size "1.2 MB">
10<!ENTITY libtiff-buildsize "15 MB">
11<!ENTITY libtiff-time "0.40 SBU">
12]>
13
14<sect1 id="libtiff" xreflabel="libtiff-&libtiff-version;">
15<sect1info>
16<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
17<date>$Date$</date>
18</sect1info>
19<?dbhtml filename="libtiff.html"?>
20<title>libtiff-&libtiff-version;</title>
21
22<sect2>
23<title>Introduction to <application>libtiff</application></title>
24
25<para>The <application>libtiff</application> package contains the
26<acronym>TIFF</acronym> libraries and associated utilities. The libraries are
27used by many programs for reading and writing <acronym>TIFF</acronym> files
28and the utilities are useful for general work with
29<acronym>TIFF</acronym> files.</para>
30
31<sect3><title>Package information</title>
32<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
33<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&libtiff-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
34<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&libtiff-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
35<listitem><para>Download size: &libtiff-size;</para></listitem>
36<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required: &libtiff-buildsize;</para></listitem>
37<listitem><para>Estimated build time: &libtiff-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
38</sect3>
39
40<sect3><title><application>libtiff</application> dependencies</title>
41<sect4><title>Optional</title>
42<para><xref linkend="libjpeg"/>,
43X (<xref linkend="xfree86"/> or <xref linkend="xorg"/>) and
44<xref linkend="freeglut"/>
45</para>
46</sect4>
47</sect3>
48
49</sect2>
50
51<sect2>
52<title>Installation of <application>libtiff</application></title>
53
54<para>Install <application>libtiff</application> by running the following
55commands:</para>
56
57<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
58make &amp;&amp;
59make install</command></userinput></screen>
60
61</sect2>
62
63<sect2>
64<title>Contents</title>
65
66<para>The <application>libtiff</application> package contains
67<command>bmp2tiff</command>,
68<command>fax2ps</command>,
69<command>fax2tiff</command>,
70<command>gif2tiff</command>,
71<command>pal2rgb</command>,
72<command>ppm2tiff</command>,
73<command>ras2tiff</command>,
74<command>raw2tiff</command>,
75<command>rgb2ycbcr</command>,
76<command>thumbnail</command>,
77<command>tiff2bw</command>,
78<command>tiff2pdf</command>,
79<command>tiff2ps</command>,
80<command>tiff2rgba</command>,
81<command>tiffcmp</command>,
82<command>tiffcp</command>,
83<command>tiffdither</command>,
84<command>tiffdump</command>,
85<command>tiffgt</command>,
86<command>tiffinfo</command>,
87<command>tiffmedian</command>,
88<command>tiffset</command>,
89<command>tiffsplit</command> and
90<filename class="libraryfile">libtiff</filename> libraries.</para>
91
92</sect2>
93
94<sect2><title>Description</title>
95
96<sect3><title>bmp2tiff</title>
97<para><command>bmp2tiff</command> converts a Microsoft Windows Device
98Independent Bitmap image file to a <acronym>TIFF</acronym> image.</para></sect3>
99
100<sect3><title>fax2ps</title>
101<para><command>fac2ps</command> converts a <acronym>TIFF</acronym>
102facsimile to compressed PostScript file.</para></sect3>
103
104<sect3><title>fax2tiff</title>
105<para><command>fax2tiff</command> creates a <acronym>TIFF</acronym>
106Class F fax file from raw fax data.</para></sect3>
107
108<sect3><title>gif2tiff</title>
109<para><command>gif2tiff</command> creates a <acronym>TIFF</acronym> file
110from a <acronym>GIF87</acronym> format image file.</para></sect3>
111
112<sect3><title>pal2rgb</title>
113<para><command>pal2rgb</command> converts a palette color
114<acronym>TIFF</acronym> image to a full color image.</para></sect3>
115
116<sect3><title>ppm2tiff</title>
117<para><command>ppm2tiff</command> creates a <acronym>TIFF</acronym> file
118from a <acronym>PPM</acronym> image file.</para></sect3>
119
120<sect3><title>ras2tiff</title>
121<para><command>ras2tiff</command> creates a <acronym>TIFF</acronym> file
122from a Sun rasterfile.</para></sect3>
123
124<sect3><title>raw2tiff</title>
125<para><command>raw2tiff</command> converts a raw byte sequence into
126<acronym>TIFF</acronym>.</para></sect3>
127
128<sect3><title>rgb2ycbcr</title>
129<para><command>rgb2ycbcr</command> converts non-YCbCr
130<acronym>TIFF</acronym> images to a YCbCr <acronym>TIFF</acronym>
131image.</para></sect3>
132
133<sect3><title>thumbnail</title>
134<para><command>thumbnail</command> creates a <acronym>TIFF</acronym>
135file with thumbnail images.</para></sect3>
136
137<sect3><title>tiff2bw</title>
138<para><command>tiff2bw</command> converts a color
139<acronym>TIFF</acronym> image to grayscale.</para></sect3>
140
141<sect3><title>tiff2pdf</title>
142<para><command>tiff2pdf</command> converts a <acronym>TIFF</acronym>
143image to a <acronym>PDF</acronym> document.</para></sect3>
144
145<sect3><title>tiff2ps</title>
146<para><command>tiff2ps</command> converts a <acronym>TIFF</acronym>
147image to a PostScript file.</para></sect3>
148
149<sect3><title>tiff2rgba</title>
150<para><command>tiff2rgba</command> converts a wide variety of
151<acronym>TIFF</acronym> images into an <acronym>RGBA</acronym>
152<acronym>TIFF</acronym> image.</para></sect3>
153
154<sect3><title>tiffcmp</title>
155<para><command>tiffcmp</command> compares two <acronym>TIFF</acronym>
156files.</para></sect3>
157
158<sect3><title>tiffcp</title>
159<para><command>tiffcp</command> copies (and possibly converts) a
160<acronym>TIFF</acronym> file.</para></sect3>
161
162<sect3><title>tiffdither</title>
163<para><command>tiffdither</command> converts a grayscale image to
164bilevel using dithering.</para></sect3>
165
166<sect3><title>tiffdump</title>
167<para><command>tiffdump</command> prints verbatim information about
168<acronym>TIFF</acronym> files.</para></sect3>
169
170<sect3><title>tiffgt</title>
171<para><command>tiffgt</command> displays an image stored in a
172<acronym>TIFF</acronym> file in an <application>X</application>
173window.</para></sect3>
174
175<sect3><title>tiffinfo</title>
176<para><command>tiffinfo</command> prints information about
177<acronym>TIFF</acronym> files.</para></sect3>
178
179<sect3><title>tiffmedian</title>
180<para><command>tiffmedian</command> applies the median cut algorithm to
181data in a <acronym>TIFF</acronym> file.</para></sect3>
182
183<sect3><title>tiffsplit</title>
184<para><command>tiffsplit</command> splits a multi-image
185<acronym>TIFF</acronym> into single-image <acronym>TIFF</acronym>
186files.</para></sect3>
187
188<sect3><title>libtiff libraries</title>
189<para>The libtiff libraries are used by many programs to read and write
190<acronym>TIFF</acronym> files.</para></sect3>
191
192</sect2>
193
194</sect1>
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