[Numpy-discussion] reading tiff images

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 26 14:43:31 EDT 2011

On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 8:31 PM, Daniel Lepage <dplepage at gmail.com> wrote:
> You need PIL no matter what; scipy.misc.imread, scipy.ndimage.imread,
> and scikits.image.io.imread all call PIL.

Scikits.image has a plugin system for IO and can use FreeImage to load
images. PIL's Tiff image handling is pretty buggy (especially
multi-page and 16-bit tiffs), so that may be a good option too.


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