thumbnail - create a TIFF file with thumbnail images
thumbnail [ options ] input.tif output.tif
thumbnail is a program written to show how one might use the SubIFD tag (#330) to store thumbnail images.
thumbnail copies a TIFF Class F facsimile file to the output file and for each image an 8-bit greyscale thumb-
nail sketch. The output file contains the thumbnail image with the associated full-resolution page linked
below with the SubIFD tag.
By default, thumbnail images are 216 pixels wide by 274 pixels high. Pixels are calculated by sampling and
filtering the input image with each pixel value passed through a contrast curve.
-w Specify the width of thumbnail images in pixels.
-h Specify the height of thumbnail images in pixels.
-c Specify a contrast curve to apply in generating the thumbnail images. By default pixels values are
passed through a linear contrast curve that simply maps the pixel value ranges. Alternative curves
are: exp50 for a 50% exponential curve, exp60 for a 60% exponential curve, exp70 for a 70% exponential
curve, exp80 for a 80% exponential curve, exp90 for a 90% exponential curve, exp for a pure exponential
curve, linear for a linear curve.
There are no options to control the format of the saved thumbnail images.