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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/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-md5sum "9d7123bd0dbde2a3853fb758346adb78">
10<!ENTITY libtiff-size "1.2 MB">
11<!ENTITY libtiff-buildsize "17.7 MB">
12<!ENTITY libtiff-time "0.41 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="libtiff" xreflabel="libtiff-&libtiff-version;">
16<sect1info>
17<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
18<date>$Date$</date>
19</sect1info>
20<?dbhtml filename="libtiff.html"?>
21<title>libtiff-&libtiff-version;</title>
22<indexterm zone="libtiff">
23<primary sortas="a-Libtiff">Libtiff</primary></indexterm>
24
25<sect2>
26<title>Introduction to <application>libtiff</application></title>
27
28<para>The <application>libtiff</application> package contains the
29<acronym>TIFF</acronym> libraries and associated utilities. The libraries are
30used by many programs for reading and writing <acronym>TIFF</acronym> files
31and the utilities are useful for general work with
32<acronym>TIFF</acronym> files.</para>
33
34<sect3><title>Package information</title>
35<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
36<listitem><para>Download (HTTP):
37<ulink url="&libtiff-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
38<listitem><para>Download (FTP):
39<ulink url="&libtiff-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
40<listitem><para>Download MD5 sum: &libtiff-md5sum;</para></listitem>
41<listitem><para>Download size: &libtiff-size;</para></listitem>
42<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
43&libtiff-buildsize;</para></listitem>
44<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
45&libtiff-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
46</sect3>
47
48<sect3><title><application>libtiff</application> dependencies</title>
49<sect4><title>Optional</title>
50<para><xref linkend="libjpeg"/>,
51X (<xref linkend="xfree86"/> or <xref linkend="xorg"/>) and
52<xref linkend="freeglut"/></para>
53</sect4>
54</sect3>
55
56</sect2>
57
58<sect2>
59<title>Installation of <application>libtiff</application></title>
60
61<para>Install <application>libtiff</application> by running the following
62commands:</para>
63
64<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
65make</command></userinput></screen>
66
67<para>To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>.</para>
68
69<para>Now, as the root user:</para>
70
71<screen><userinput role='root'><command>make install</command></userinput></screen>
72
73</sect2>
74
75<sect2>
76<title>Contents</title>
77
78<segmentedlist>
79<segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
80<segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
81<segtitle>Installed Directory</segtitle>
82
83<seglistitem>
84<seg>bmp2tiff, fax2ps, fax2tiff, gif2tiff, pal2rgb, ppm2tiff, ras2tiff,
85raw2tiff, rgb2ycbcr, thumbnail, tiff2bw, tiff2pdf, tiff2ps, tiff2rgba,
86tiffcmp, tiffcp, tiffdither, tiffdump, tiffgt, tiffinfo, tiffmedian, tiffset
87and tiffsplit</seg>
88<seg>libtiff.[so,a] and libtiffxx.[so,a]</seg>
89<seg>/usr/share/doc/tiff-&libtiff-version;</seg>
90</seglistitem>
91</segmentedlist>
92
93<variablelist>
94<bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
95<?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
96
97<varlistentry id="bmp2tiff">
98<term><command>bmp2tiff</command></term>
99<listitem><para>converts a Microsoft Windows Device Independent Bitmap image
100file to a <acronym>TIFF</acronym> image.</para>
101<indexterm zone="libtiff bmp2tiff">
102<primary sortas="b-bmp2tiff">bmp2tiff</primary>
103</indexterm></listitem>
104</varlistentry>
105
106<varlistentry id="fax2ps">
107<term><command>fax2ps</command></term>
108<listitem><para>converts a <acronym>TIFF</acronym> facsimile to compressed
109PostScript file.</para>
110<indexterm zone="libtiff fax2ps">
111<primary sortas="b-fax2ps">fax2ps</primary>
112</indexterm></listitem>
113</varlistentry>
114
115<varlistentry id="fax2tiff">
116<term><command>fax2tiff</command></term>
117<listitem><para>creates a <acronym>TIFF</acronym> Class F fax file from raw
118fax data.</para>
119<indexterm zone="libtiff fax2tiff">
120<primary sortas="b-fax2tiff">fax2tiff</primary>
121</indexterm></listitem>
122</varlistentry>
123
124<varlistentry id="gif2tiff">
125<term><command>gif2tiff</command></term>
126<listitem><para>creates a <acronym>TIFF</acronym> file from a
127<acronym>GIF87</acronym> format image file.</para>
128<indexterm zone="libtiff gif2tiff">
129<primary sortas="b-gif2tiff">gif2tiff</primary>
130</indexterm></listitem>
131</varlistentry>
132
133<varlistentry id="pal2rgb">
134<term><command>pal2rgb</command></term>
135<listitem><para>converts a palette color <acronym>TIFF</acronym> image to a
136full color image.</para>
137<indexterm zone="libtiff pal2rgb">
138<primary sortas="b-pal2rgb">pal2rgb</primary>
139</indexterm></listitem>
140</varlistentry>
141
142<varlistentry id="ppm2tiff">
143<term><command>ppm2tiff</command></term>
144<listitem><para>creates a <acronym>TIFF</acronym> file from a
145<acronym>PPM</acronym> image file.</para>
146<indexterm zone="libtiff ppm2tiff">
147<primary sortas="b-ppm2tiff">ppm2tiff</primary>
148</indexterm></listitem>
149</varlistentry>
150
151<varlistentry id="ras2tiff">
152<term><command>ras2tiff</command></term>
153<listitem><para>creates a <acronym>TIFF</acronym> file from a Sun
154rasterfile.</para>
155<indexterm zone="libtiff ras2tiff">
156<primary sortas="b-ras2tiff">ras2tiff</primary>
157</indexterm></listitem>
158</varlistentry>
159
160<varlistentry id="raw2tiff">
161<term><command>raw2tiff</command></term>
162<listitem><para>converts a raw byte sequence into
163<acronym>TIFF</acronym>.</para>
164<indexterm zone="libtiff raw2tiff">
165<primary sortas="b-raw2tiff">raw2tiff</primary>
166</indexterm></listitem>
167</varlistentry>
168
169<varlistentry id="rgb2ycbcr">
170<term><command>rgb2ycbcr</command></term>
171<listitem><para>converts non-YCbCr <acronym>TIFF</acronym> images to YCbCr
172<acronym>TIFF</acronym> images.</para>
173<indexterm zone="libtiff rgb2ycbcr">
174<primary sortas="b-rgb2ycbcr">rgb2ycbcr</primary>
175</indexterm></listitem>
176</varlistentry>
177
178<varlistentry id="thumbnail">
179<term><command>thumbnail</command></term>
180<listitem><para>creates a <acronym>TIFF</acronym> file with thumbnail
181images.</para>
182<indexterm zone="libtiff thumbnail">
183<primary sortas="b-thumbnail">thumbnail</primary>
184</indexterm></listitem>
185</varlistentry>
186
187<varlistentry id="tiff2bw">
188<term><command>tiff2bw</command></term>
189<listitem><para>converts a color <acronym>TIFF</acronym> image to
190grayscale.</para>
191<indexterm zone="libtiff tiff2bw">
192<primary sortas="b-tiff2bw">tiff2bw</primary>
193</indexterm></listitem>
194</varlistentry>
195
196<varlistentry id="tiff2pdf">
197<term><command>tiff2pdf</command></term>
198<listitem><para>converts a <acronym>TIFF</acronym> image to a
199<acronym>PDF</acronym> document.</para>
200<indexterm zone="libtiff tiff2pdf">
201<primary sortas="b-tiff2pdf">tiff2pdf</primary>
202</indexterm></listitem>
203</varlistentry>
204
205<varlistentry id="tiff2ps">
206<term><command>tiff2ps</command></term>
207<listitem><para>converts a <acronym>TIFF</acronym> image to a PostScript
208file.</para>
209<indexterm zone="libtiff tiff2ps">
210<primary sortas="b-tiff2ps">tiff2ps</primary>
211</indexterm></listitem>
212</varlistentry>
213
214<varlistentry id="tiff2rgba">
215<term><command>tiff2rgba</command></term>
216<listitem><para>converts a wide variety of <acronym>TIFF</acronym> images
217into an <acronym>RGBA</acronym> <acronym>TIFF</acronym> image.</para>
218<indexterm zone="libtiff tiff2rgba">
219<primary sortas="b-tiff2rgba">tiff2rgba</primary>
220</indexterm></listitem>
221</varlistentry>
222
223<varlistentry id="tiffcmp">
224<term><command>tiffcmp</command></term>
225<listitem><para>compares two <acronym>TIFF</acronym> files.</para>
226<indexterm zone="libtiff tiffcmp">
227<primary sortas="b-tiffcmp">tiffcmp</primary>
228</indexterm></listitem>
229</varlistentry>
230
231<varlistentry id="tiffcp">
232<term><command>tiffcp</command></term>
233<listitem><para> copies (and possibly converts) a <acronym>TIFF</acronym>
234file.</para>
235<indexterm zone="libtiff tiffcp">
236<primary sortas="b-tiffcp">tiffcp</primary>
237</indexterm></listitem>
238</varlistentry>
239
240<varlistentry id="tiffdither">
241<term><command>tiffdither</command></term>
242<listitem><para>converts a grayscale image to bilevel using dithering.</para>
243<indexterm zone="libtiff tiffdither">
244<primary sortas="b-tiffdither">tiffdither</primary>
245</indexterm></listitem>
246</varlistentry>
247
248<varlistentry id="tiffdump">
249<term><command>tiffdump</command></term>
250<listitem><para>prints verbatim information about <acronym>TIFF</acronym>
251files.</para>
252<indexterm zone="libtiff tiffdump">
253<primary sortas="b-tiffdump">tiffdump</primary>
254</indexterm></listitem>
255</varlistentry>
256
257<varlistentry id="tiffgt">
258<term><command>tiffgt</command></term>
259<listitem><para>displays an image stored in a <acronym>TIFF</acronym> file in
260an <application>X</application> window.</para>
261<indexterm zone="libtiff tiffgt">
262<primary sortas="b-tiffgt">tiffgt</primary>
263</indexterm></listitem>
264</varlistentry>
265
266<varlistentry id="tiffinfo">
267<term><command>tiffinfo</command></term>
268<listitem><para>prints information about <acronym>TIFF</acronym> files.</para>
269<indexterm zone="libtiff tiffinfo">
270<primary sortas="b-tiffinfo">tiffinfo</primary>
271</indexterm></listitem>
272</varlistentry>
273
274<varlistentry id="tiffmedian">
275<term><command>tiffmedian</command></term>
276<listitem><para>applies the median cut algorithm to data in a
277<acronym>TIFF</acronym> file.</para>
278<indexterm zone="libtiff tiffmedian">
279<primary sortas="b-tiffmedian">tiffmedian</primary>
280</indexterm></listitem>
281</varlistentry>
282
283<varlistentry id="tiffset">
284<term><command>tiffset</command></term>
285<listitem><para>sets the value of a <acronym>TIFF</acronym> header to a
286specified value.</para>
287<indexterm zone="libtiff tiffset">
288<primary sortas="b-tiffset">tiffset</primary>
289</indexterm></listitem>
290</varlistentry>
291
292<varlistentry id="tiffsplit">
293<term><command>tiffsplit</command></term>
294<listitem><para>splits a multi-image <acronym>TIFF</acronym> into
295single-image <acronym>TIFF</acronym> files.</para>
296<indexterm zone="libtiff tiffsplit">
297<primary sortas="b-tiffsplit">tiffsplit</primary>
298</indexterm></listitem>
299</varlistentry>
300
301<varlistentry id="libtiff-lib">
302<term><filename class='libraryfile'>libtiff.[so,a]</filename></term>
303<listitem><para>contains the <acronym>API</acronym> functions used by the
304<application>libtiff</application> programs as well as other programs to
305read and write <acronym>TIFF</acronym> files.</para>
306<indexterm zone="libtiff libtiff-lib">
307<primary sortas="c-libtiff">libtiff.[so,a]</primary>
308</indexterm></listitem>
309</varlistentry>
310
311<varlistentry id="libtiffxx">
312<term><filename class='libraryfile'>libtiffxx.[so,a]</filename></term>
313<listitem><para>contains the C++ <acronym>API</acronym> functions used
314by programs to read and write <acronym>TIFF</acronym> files.</para>
315<indexterm zone="libtiff libtiffxx">
316<primary sortas="c-libtiffxx">libtiffxx.[so,a]</primary>
317</indexterm></listitem>
318</varlistentry>
319</variablelist>
320
321</sect2>
322
323</sect1>
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