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2004.05.13 13:25 "[Tiff] Very big images", by Dlpnet
2004.05.13 15:22 "Re: [Tiff] Very big images", by Bob Friesenhahn
2004.05.13 20:45 "Re: [Tiff] Very big images", by Chris Cox

2004.05.13 20:45 "Re: [Tiff] Very big images", by Chris Cox

Photoshop CS has a bug in the PackBits decompression on Windows - it's a compiler code generation bug.

Your image may open on Photoshop CS on the Macintosh.

Yes, there is a 4 Gig hard limit to TIFF files. But most applications won't read files over 2 Gig.

Chris

I wrote a program which creates TIFF images. So I ve created a 30000x15000 TIFF image and everything went well and I can see it in Photoshop CS.

I retried with a 60000x30000 TIFF image and the creation was correct and I have a 5,3 Go file (created with PACKBIT compression). BUT I can not open it in any software (even Photoshop CS doesn t work).

Is there a limit of the size of a TIFF image? (maybe it s juste a memory problem, I have 2 Go ram on PC/Win2000 ?)

thanks for your help,