[Image-SIG] help me to contribute -- writing multi-page TIFF ....
waldemar.osuch at gmail.com
Mon Apr 14 19:17:42 CEST 2008
On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 3:40 AM, Sebastian Haase <haase at msg.ucsf.edu> wrote:
> Since TIFF seems to be the most wanted format in our group (microscopy
> images) I now want to add write support for multi-page tiff image.
> I was wondering if people here could give me some hints and / or
> references on how to go about this ?
> Of course if someone knows about existing code to write multi-page
> tiff in Python -- please speak up now ;-) (( wxPython maybe ?))
I have used http://www.haynold.com/software_projects/2004/pytiff/ before.
The project seems to abandoned but it worked very nicely for my simple needs.
Another option worth considering is to use something like:
http://www.libtiff.org/ in combination with subprocess module.
> Since multi-page tiffs, called image-sequences in PIL, can be read by
> PIL I thought, it should be quite informative to set
> Image.DEBUG = 1
> and open some simple tif sequence file. Right ?
> Is it important if the "Image File Directory" (IFD) is in front or
> after each page !?
> Is a multi-page tif just a sequence of "normal" (i.e. single page)
> tiff IFD-imageData-pairs with an adjusted IFD entry for "next IFD" !?
> Sebastian Haase
> Image-SIG maillist - Image-SIG at python.org
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