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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for tiffdump (opensolaris section 1)

tiffdump(1)							   User Commands						       tiffdump(1)

tiffdump - display verbatim information about TIFF files
tiffdump [options] input.tif...
tiffdump displays directory information from files created according to the Tag Image File Format, Revision 6.0. The header of each TIFF file (magic number, version, and first directory offset) is displayed, followed by the tag contents of each directory in the file. For each tag, the name, datatype, count, and values are displayed. When the symbolic name for a tag or datatype is known, the symbolic name is dis- played followed by the numeric decimal value. Tag values are displayed enclosed in "<>" characters immediately preceded by the value of the count field. For example, an ImageWidth tag might be displayed as "ImageWidth (256) SHORT (3) 1<800>". tiffdump is particularly useful for investigating the contents of TIFF files that libtiff does not understand.
The following options are supported: -h Force numeric data to be displayed in hexadecimal rather than the default decimal format. -o Dump the contents of the IFD at a particular file offset. The file offset may be specified using the usual C-style syntax, that is, a leading "0x" for hexadecimal and a leading "0" for octal.
The following operands are supported: input.tif The name of the TIFF file.
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWTiff | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface stability |Uncommitted | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
tiffinfo(1), libtiff(3)
Updated by Breda McColgan, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2004. SunOS 5.11 26 Mar 2004 tiffdump(1)