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TIFFDUMP(1) LibTIFF TIFFDUMP(1)

NAME

tiffdump - print verbatim information about TIFF files

SYNOPSIS

tiffdump [ options ] name

DESCRIPTION

tiffdump displays directory information from files created according to the Tag Image File Format, Revision 6.0. The header of each TIFF file (magic number, version, and first directory offset) is displayed, followed by the tag contents of each directory in the file. For each tag, the name, data type, count, and value(s) is displayed. When the symbolic name for a tag or data type is known, the symbolic name is displayed followed by it’s numeric (decimal) value. Tag values are displayed enclosed in <> characters immediately preceded by the value of the count field. For example, an ImageWidth tag might be displayed as ImageWidth (256) SHORT (3) 1<800>.

tiffdump is particularly useful for investigating the contents of TIFF files that libtiff does not understand.

OPTIONS

Force numeric data to be printed in hexadecimal rather than the default decimal.

Change the number of indirect data items that are printed. By default, this will be 24.

Dump the contents of the IFD at the a particular file offset. The file offset may be specified using the usual C-style syntax; i.e. a leading 0x for hexadecimal and a leading 0 for octal.

SEE ALSO

tiffinfo (1), libtiff (3tiff)

AUTHOR

LibTIFF contributors

COPYRIGHT

1988-2022, LibTIFF contributors

December 17, 2022 4.5