TIFF and LibTiff Mail List Archive

1999.02.04 22:51 "3D TIFF", by Stewart Heitmann

Hi all,

I have a need to store 3D pixel volumes (from CT scanners) and I am looking to TIFF as a convenient file format to use. Sam Leffler mentions 3D volumes in his web pages describing his libtiff library,

"Tiles and strips may also be extended in a z dimension to form volumes."

but fails to describe how this should be done. I was wondering if there is an emerging pseudo-standard for handling 3D volumes in TIFF. Or failing that, has anybody already registered a bunch of private tags for this purpose?

Stewart Heitmann
Software Engineer, Image and Signal Processing
CSIRO Telecommunications and Industrial Physics
phone: +61 2 9372 4320 fax: +61 2 9372 4411