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developerWorks: Graphics Programming with libtiff

Mar 27, 2002, 01:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Still)

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"TIFF (Tag Image File Format) is a raster image format that was originally produced by Adobe. Raster image formats store the picture as a bitmap describing the state of pixels, as opposed to recording the length and locations of primitives such as lines and curves. Libtiff is one of the standard implementations of the TIFF specification and is in wide use today because of its speed, power, and easy source availability.

"This article focuses on black-and-white TIFF images; a possible future article will cover color images..."

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