2004.07.01 17:09 "[Tiff] StripOffsets to find the image data", by Penn Shan

2004.07.02 18:10 "Re: [Tiff] StripOffsets to find the image data", by Jim Schueckler


A TIFF image can be written in one great big strip or lots of smaller strips.

The last 4 bytes of a tiff tag may contain either the data or an offset to the data. If the data fits into 4 bytes, then the data must be in the tag. If the data is more than 4 bytes, then that 4 byte value is a long that is the offset to the data someplace else in the file.

If that file had only one strip, the image data would start at the offset defined in the tag, as you tried to do.

But that tag indicates there are 0xBC ( dec 188 ) strips, so the ARRAY of 188 LONG offsets starts at offset 182.

best wishes,

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