2004.10.17 06:35 "Re: [Tiff] Any way to pass a byte based buffer in calling TIFFReadRGBAImageOriented?", by Andrey Kiselev
On Wed, Oct 13, 2004 at 11:00:36AM -0500, Howard Xu wrote:
I am trying to use the latest libtiff library. But I have found that APIs in reading TIFF files are requiring only a unit32 buffer (tifBuffer) in the following call:
If I knew that the TIFF file to be loaded is a Black/White 1 sample/bit data file, is there
any way I can pass a byte (unsigned char) buffer to the API so that the memory usage
will be more efficient?
TIFFRGBAImage is a high level API. These calls always operate in the RGBA space and your 1-bit image will be converted in 8-bit quadruplet. To get access to the actual data contained in your image you should use TIFFReadScanline/TIFFReadEncodedStrip/TIFFReadTile functions.
Andrey V. Kiselev
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