2013.04.16 17:41 "Re: [Tiff] How 16bits-RGBA image pixels are interlaced ?", by Chris Cox
TIFF supports interleaved and planar storage of pixel values.
What you are describing is just one high level API for accessing the values in the TIFF file.
Extracting the values from a uint32 would be byte order dependent (varies between CPUs).
The TIFF specification does spell out how 16 bit/channel values are stored in the file format. But how they are retrieved from LibTIFF depends on which API you are using.
On 4/16/13 2:55 AM, "Rémy Abergel" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
I'm trying to deal with 16-bits per channel RGBA TIFF images through C language, I could not find a lot of information about 16-bits images in the specifications.
In case of a 8-bits per channel RGBA image, I understand that a pixel is stored as a uint32, and can be deinterlaced by grouping the 32 bits into 4 groups (R,G,B,A) of 8 bits.
Then to deal with 8-bits per channel RGBA images, I'm doing the following (see also enclosed source code):
- I store the image data as a uint32 tab (using TIFFReadRGBAImageOriented) that I call data_tiff
- I deinterlace pixels using the following commands: (uint8) TIFFGetG(*data_tiff), (uint8) (uint8) TIFFGetA(*data_tiff) TIFFGetR(*data_tiff), (uint8) TIFFGetB(*data_tiff) &
In case of a 16 bits per channel RGBA image, could you tell me how can I deinterlace pixels?
if I could retreive image data as a uint64 tab, then I could do the following:
#define TIFF16GetR(abgr) ((abgr) & 0xffff)
#define TIFF16GetG(abgr) (((abgr) >> 16) & 0xffff)
#define TIFF16GetB(abgr) (((abgr) >> 32) & 0xffff)
#define TIFF16GetA(abgr) (((abgr) >> 48) & 0xffff)
- I read the image data as a uint64 tab
- I deinterlace pixels using (uint16) TIFF16GetG(*data_tiff), (uint16) (uint16) TIFF16GetA(*data_tiff) TIFF16GetR(*data_tiff), (uint16) TIFF16GetB(*data_tiff) &
but it seems that data are not natively stored in a uint64 tab, so I wonder how are interlaced 16-bits per channel images into a uint32 pixel tab.
I'm also facing difficulties dealing with grayscaled in the same way (using TIFFReadRGBAImageOriented to get image data and trying to convert each pixel into a uint16) 16-bits images
More generally, do you have any piece of documentation about 16 bits grayscale and color images?