2007.07.02 18:00 "[Tiff] Old corrupted TIFF data - "Can not read directory count"", by Steve Bougerolle

2007.07.03 10:58 "Re: [Tiff] Old corrupted TIFF data - "Can not read directory count"", by Joris Van Damme


I've got a bunch of TIFF files created back in 1998, which I find I can't read any more. The error from libtiff is "Can not read directory count" and I haven't been able to rebuild whatever old library these were made with, so now I'm looking at the file format trying to work out what went wrong. If any of you can help me along that'd be much appreciated!

Does this form suggest anything to anybody? I think these files were created on Linux using libtiff (around version 3.5.5) but I'm not sure of it. They might also have come from PaintShopPro as I was still using that for some work back then.

Could you please send me one or two of these file, to my private e-mail address (not the list!), if they're reasonably sized (I can deal with a few megabyte on request).

Best regards,

Joris Van Damme
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