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pal2rgb (1)


pal2rgb - convert a palette color TIFF image to a full color image


pal2rgb [ options ] input.tif output.tif


PAL2RGB(1)                  General Commands Manual                 PAL2RGB(1)

       pal2rgb - convert a palette color TIFF image to a full color image

       pal2rgb [ options ] input.tif output.tif

       Pal2rgb  converts  a  palette color TIFF image to a full color image by
       applying the colormap of the palette image to each sample to generate a
       full color RGB image.

       Options that affect the interpretation of input data are:

       -C     This  option overrides the default behavior of pal2rgb in deter-
              mining whether or not colormap entries contain 16-bit  or  8-bit
              values.  By default the colormap is inspected and if no colormap
              entry greater than 255 is found, the colormap is assumed to have
              only  8-bit  values; otherwise 16-bit values (as required by the
              TIFF specification) are assumed.  The -C option can be  used  to
              explicitly specify the number of bits for colormap entries: -C 8
              for 8-bit values, -C 16 for 16-bit values.

       Options that affect the output file format are:

       -p     Explicitly select the planar configuration  used  in  organizing
              data  samples  in the output image: -p contig for samples packed
              contiguously, and -p separate for samples stored separately.  By
              default samples are packed.

       -c     Use  the specific compression algorithm to encoded image data in
              the output file: -c packbits for Macintosh Packbits, -c lzw  for
              Lempel-Ziv  & Welch, -c zip for Deflate, -c none for no compres-
              sion.  If no compression-related option is specified, the  input
              file's compression algorithm is used.

       -r     Explicitly  specify the number of rows in each strip of the out-
              put file.  If the -r  option  is  not  specified,  a  number  is
              selected  such  that each output strip has approximately 8 kilo-
              bytes of data in it.

       Only 8-bit images are handled.

       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       |Availability   | image/library/libtiff |
       |Stability      | Volatile              |

       tiffinfo(1), tiffcp(1), tiffmedian(1), libtiff(3)

       Libtiff library home page: http://www.simplesystems.org/libtiff/

       Source code for open source software components in Oracle  Solaris  can
       be found at https://www.oracle.com/downloads/opensource/solaris-source-

       This    software    was    built    from    source     available     at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.    The  original  community
       source        was         downloaded         from          http://down-

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://www.simplesystems.org/libtiff/.

libtiff                       September 20, 2005                    PAL2RGB(1)