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gif2tiff - Unix, Linux Command
NAMEgif2tiff - create a TIFF file from a GIF87 format image file
SYNOPSISgif2tiff [ options ] input.gif output.tif
DESCRIPTIONGif2tiff converts a file in the GIF87 format to TIFF. The TIFF image is created as a palette image, with samples compressed with the Lempel-Ziv & Welch algorithm ( Compression=5). These characteristics can overridden, or explicitly specified with the options described below.
|-c||Specify a compression scheme to use when writing image data: -c none for no compression, -c packbits for the PackBits compression algorithm, -c zip for the Deflate compression algorithm, and -c lzw for Lempel-Ziv & Welch (the default).|
|-r||Write data with a specified number of rows per strip; by default the number of rows/strip is selected so that each strip is approximately 8 kilobytes.|
NOTESThe program is based on Paul Haeberlis fromgif program which, in turn, is based on Marcel J.E. Mols GIF reader.
1. Create tiff file without any compression
$ gif2tiff -c none testin.gif testout.tif
2. Create tiff file with Lempel-Ziv & Welch algorithm
$ gif2tiff -c lzw testin.gif testout.tif $ gif2tiff testin.gif testout.tif
Either of the above two commands can be used, as Lempel-Ziv & Welch algorithm is the default compression
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