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ppmtopict - convert a PPM image to a Macintosh PICT file
This program is part of Netpbm(1)
ppmtopict reads a PPM image as input and produces a Macintosh PICT file as output.
The generated file is only the data fork of a picture. You will need a program such as
mcvert to generate a Macbinary or a BinHex file that contains the necessary information to
identify the file as a PICT file to MacOS.
Even though PICT can have 2 and 4 bits per pixel, ppmtopict always generates an 8 bits per
The picture size field is correct only if the output is to a file since writing into this
field requires seeking backwards on a file. However the PICT documentation seems to sug-
gest that this field is not critical anyway since it is only the lower 16 bits of the pic-
picttoppm(1) , ppm(1) , mcvert
Copyright (C) 1990 by Ken Yap <email@example.com>.
netpbm documentation 15 April 1990 Ppmtopict User Manual(0)
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