[Image-SIG] python PIL 16-bit tiff files

Dan Blacker dan.blacker at googlemail.com
Sat Apr 10 18:08:06 CEST 2010

Hello, I wonder if anyone can help with this problem:

I am trying to open 16-bit tif files with the Python Imaging Library, with
this code:

im0 = Image.open (incolor)

I get this error:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "find.frame.py", line 137, in <module>
    im0 = Image.open (incolor)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/PIL/Image.py", line 1917, in open
    raise IOError("cannot identify image file")
IOError: cannot identify image file

My code works fine with 8bit tiffs. Attatched is an example image file that
it won't read in.

Any help would be greatly appreciated
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