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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for ras2tiff (redhat section 1)

RAS2TIFF(1)									      RAS2TIFF(1)

       ras2tiff - create a TIFF file from a Sun rasterfile

       ras2tiff [ options ] input.ras output.tif

       ras2tiff converts a file in the Sun rasterfile format to TIFF.  By default, the TIFF image
       is created with data samples packed (PlanarConfiguration=1), compressed with  the  Lempel-
       Ziv  &  Welch  algorithm  (Compression=5),  and	with each strip no more than 8 kilobytes.
       These characteristics can overriden, or explicitly specified with  the  options	described

       Any colormap information in the rasterfile is carried over to the TIFF file by including a
       Colormap tag in the output file.  If the rasterfile has a colormap, the	PhotometricInter-
       pretation  tag is set to 3 (palette); otherwise it is set to 2 (RGB) if the depth is 24 or
       1 (min-is-black) if the depth is not 24.

       -c     Specify a compression scheme to use when writing image data: -c none  for  no  com-
	      pression, -c packbits for the PackBits compression algorithm, -c jpeg for the base-
	      line JPEG compression algorithm, -c zip for the Deflate compression algorithm,  and
	      -c lzw for Lempel-Ziv & Welch (the default).

       -r     Write  data  with  a  specified  number of rows per strip; by default the number of
	      rows/strip is selected so that each strip is approximately 8 kilobytes.

       Does not handle all possible rasterfiles.  In particular, ras2tiff does	not  handle  run-
       length encoded images.

       pal2rgb(1), tiffinfo(1), tiffcp(1), tiffmedian(1), libtiff(3)

					 October 15, 1995			      RAS2TIFF(1)

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