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tiffmedian(1)							   User Commands						     tiffmedian(1)

NAME
tiffmedian - apply the median cut algorithm to data in a TIFF file SYNOPSIS
tiffmedian [options] input.tif output.tif DESCRIPTION
tiffmedian applies the median cut algorithm to an RGB image in input.tif, to generate a palette image that is written to output.tif. The generated colormap has, by default, 256 entries. The image data is quantized by mapping each pixel to the closest color values in the col- ormap. OPTIONS
The following options are supported: -c Specify a compression scheme to use when writing image data: -c lzw Lempel-Ziv and Welch algorithm. -c none No compression. -c packbits PackBits compression algorithm. -c zip Deflate compression algorithm. If no compression-related option is specified, the input-file compression algorithm is used. -C Specify the number of entries to use in the generated colormap. By default, all 256 entries or colors are used. -f Apply Floyd-Steinberg dithering before selecting a colormap entry. -r Write data with a specified number of rows per strip. By default, the number of rows per strip is selected so that each strip is approximately 8 kilobytes. OPERANDS
The following operands are supported: input.tif The name of the input TIFF file. output.tif The name of the output file. EXTENDED DESCRIPTION
LZW compression can be specified together with a predictor value. A predictor value of 2 causes each scanline of the output image to undergo horizontal differencing before being encoded. A predictor value of 1 forces each scanline to be encoded without differencing. LZW-specific options are specified by appending a colon-separated list to the lzw option. For example, specify -c lzw:2 for LZW compression with horizontal differencing. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWTiff | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface stability |External | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
Color Image Quantization for Frame Buffer Display, Paul Heckbert, SIGGRAPH proceedings, 1982, pp. 297-307. pal2rgb(1), tiffinfo(1), tiffcp(1), tiffcmp(1), libtiff(3) NOTES
Updated by Breda McColgan, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2004. SunOS 5.10 26 Mar 2004 tiffmedian(1)

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TIFFMEDIAN(1)						      General Commands Manual						     TIFFMEDIAN(1)

NAME
tiffmedian - apply the median cut algorithm to data in a TIFF file SYNOPSIS
tiffmedian [ options ] input.tif output.tif DESCRIPTION
tiffmedian applies the median cut algorithm to an RGB image in input.tif to generate a palette image that is written to output.tif. The generated colormap has, by default, 256 entries. The image data is quantized by mapping each pixel to the closest color values in the col- ormap. OPTIONS
-c Specify the compression to use for data written to the output file: none for no compression, packbits for PackBits compression, lzw for Lempel-Ziv & Welch compression, and zip for Deflate compression. By default tiffmedian will compress data according to the value of the Compression tag found in the source file. LZW compression can be specified together with a predictor value. A predictor value of 2 causes each scanline of the output image to undergo horizontal differencing before it is encoded; a value of 1 forces each scanline to be encoded without differencing. LZW- specific options are specified by appending a ``:''-separated list to the ``lzw'' option; e.g. -c lzw:2 for LZW compression with horizontal differencing. -C Specify the number of entries to use in the generated colormap. By default all 256 entries/colors are used. -f Apply Floyd-Steinberg dithering before selecting a colormap entry. -r Specify the number of rows (scanlines) in each strip of data written to the output file. By default, tiffmedian attempts to set the rows/strip that no more than 8 kilobytes of data appear in a strip. NOTES
This program is derived from Paul Heckbert's median program. SEE ALSO
pal2rgb(1), tiffinfo(1), tiffcp(1), tiffcmp(1), libtiff(3TIFF) Color Image Quantization for Frame Buffer Display, Paul Heckbert, SIGGRAPH proceedings, 1982, pp. 297-307. Libtiff library home page: http://www.remotesensing.org/libtiff/ libtiff November 2, 2005 TIFFMEDIAN(1)
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