TIFF Image conversion

Jeff Shannon jeff at ccvcorp.com
Mon Jul 12 23:36:06 CEST 2004

alastair wrote:

>I need to convert a 24-bit RGB TIFF image to an 8-bit RGB TIFF image.
>I've tried using PIL and the convert() method - this allowed me to
>convert to an 8-bit grayscale image, close but not exactly what I need

With the caveat expressed above (that there may well not *be* such a
thing as an 8-bit RGB TIFF), you may want to look into using ImageMagick
(and the Python API for it) for your image manipulation.  See
www.imagemagick.org for more information.

Jeff Shannon
Credit International

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