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RE: filmscanners: File output format
The friend of mine owns Minolta Scan Speed. Unfortunately, I didn't find
exact raw file format it downloads after the scan. It is referred as TIFF,
but what is exact data format inside in unclear.
I can only assume that this is RGB 24 or 36 bits/pixel, however I need to
know the exact color samples locations in related to each pixel location
(does the file looking like RGBRGBRGBRGB...
where each subsequent RGB samples express the pixel information ?)
[mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of michael shaffer
Sent: Monday, December 17, 2001 3:02 PM
Subject: RE: filmscanners: File output format
Alex writes ...
> ... what I'm missing is the information what is the unprocessed
> raw format straight from the scanner.
You probably ought to be addressing some scanner or software in particular
(Vuescan?), but the data is almost always RGB (possibly IR) at a depth set
by the scanner's firmware (8bit/channel, 10, 12, 14 ...).
> Is the downloaded raw file TIFF only ?
TIFF is the usual format. Regarding the other color space stuff, that
would approach proprietary information, depending on who's software your