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2004.02.24 14:32 "Support for 16-bits per sample images", by <mayankg@iiitb.ac.in>
2004.02.24 15:39 "Re: Support for 16-bits per sample images", by Andrey Kiselev
2004.02.24 15:41 "Re: Support for 16-bits per sample images", by Frank Warmerdam
2004.02.24 15:54 "Re: Support for 16-bits per sample images", by Bob Friesenhahn
2004.02.24 19:14 "Re: Support for 16-bits per sample images", by Chris Cox
2004.02.24 19:46 "Re: Support for 16-bits per sample images", by Bob Friesenhahn
2004.02.25 05:32 "Re: Support for 16-bits per sample images", by <mayankg@iiitb.ac.in>
2004.02.25 05:59 "Re: Support for 16-bits per sample images", by Andrey Kiselev

2004.02.24 15:41 "Re: Support for 16-bits per sample images", by Frank Warmerdam

mayankg@iiitb.ac.in wrote:
> Hi,
> Does the libtiff library supports 16-bits per sample images for both RGB and 
> CMYK images?
> If Yes, then what is the latest version that supports it?
> 
> Also, I found that, the version that i have, does have some level of support 
> for 16-bit RGB images, but it just truncates the data from 16-bits to 8-bits to 
> store it as an 8-bit image. Is this statement correct?

Mayank,

Are you specifically asking if the RGBA functions in libtiff support 16bit
data?  The TIFFReadTile() and TIFFReadStrip() interfaces work fine for 16
bit data, but I am not certain if the RGBA functions (ie. TIFFReadRGBAImage())
support 16bit well.

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