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2004.08.29 16:15 "[Tiff] libtiff on Windows", by MichaelJJohnson
2004.09.01 14:10 "Re: [Tiff] libtiff on Windows", by Bob Friesenhahn
2004.09.01 17:01 "Re: [Tiff] libtiff on Windows", by Andrey Kiselev
2004.09.03 20:08 "Re: [Tiff] libtiff on Windows", by Sachin Garg
2004.10.18 13:22 "[Tiff] How can I manually set the StripOffsets and StripCounts fields?", by Sachin Garg
2004.10.18 13:25 "[Tiff] Fwd: How can I manually set the StripOffsets and StripCounts fields?", by Sachin Garg
2004.10.18 13:31 "Re: [Tiff] Fwd: How can I manually set the StripOffsets and StripCounts fields?", by Frank Warmerdam
2004.10.18 14:16 "Re: [Tiff] Fwd: How can I manually set the StripOffsets and StripCounts fields?", by Sachin Garg
2004.10.20 08:07 "[Tiff] The format of buffer returned by routines in tiffcp", by Sachin Garg
2004.10.20 10:16 "Re: [Tiff] The format of buffer returned by routines in tiffcp", by Gerben Vos
2004.10.20 10:25 "Re: [Tiff] The format of buffer returned by routines in tiffcp", by Sachin Garg

2004.09.03 20:08 "Re: [Tiff] libtiff on Windows", by Sachin Garg

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

I aint no expert on tiff files or libtiff, but can tell you what I know about it.

So I have two sets of questions -

  1. Can I use libtiff to read, process and write 48 bit per pixel (16 bits per R, G and B) images? That are about 500 MByte files? On a Windows platform?

Depends on how you plan to use it.

There are some routines to get complete image in a buffer. If you call one of those, you can expect your system to crawl to near halt speed (depending on amount of ram you have).

But if images have reasonably sized tiles/striped and you read in only a reasonable number of them into memory at a time, it should work fine no matter how big the whole file is.

I dont know about bit-depth support.

  1. Is there someone I can contact who would be willing to guide me about how to install and compile libtiff using my Visual C++ compiler?

Which version of libtiff are you using?

U must be having a Makefile.vc in your libtiff directory, you can use it to build it, or read it in notepad to see what all compiler/linker settings you will need to edit.

Infact, just adding all libtiff files (all those files without a main() routine) into a vc project also compiles libtiff all fine and you will be able to use it, but this ofcourse is not recommended.

Best of luck.

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