2006.10.14 09:32 "[Tiff] RE: Hi", by

2006.10.16 10:33 "RE: [Tiff] Re: Hi", by

Hi Gerben,

        Thank you for your informations.

        Can you please suggest me any free software which will generate

me binary tiff image file with transparency for the background.

        Thanks in advance.

Thanks & Regards,

-----Original Message-----

From: Gerben Vos [mailto:Gerben@ZyLAB.COM]
Sent: Monday, October 16, 2006 3:27 PM
To: Santhosh KumarGV (WT01 - Embedded Systems)
Cc: tiff@lists.maptools.org
Subject: Re: [Tiff] Re: Hi

santhosh.kumargv@wipro.com wrote:

> I would like to know is it possible to generate Binary tiff file with

transparency of the background from the Text portion.

All TIFF files are binary, and yes, it's possible to specify an alpha channel, so you can make a colour transparent.

Not all programs that process a TIFF know what to do with an alpha channel. Depending on your purposes, you may also want to look into the PNG format.

                                        Gerben Vos.

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