Graphics File Format
CXImage - load/save GIF/JPEG/BMP/etc CxImage is a MFC C++ class to load, save, display, transform BMP, JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF, MNG, and ICO images. (Jan 2002)
FILEXT.COM - The File Extension Source This site is an expansion of the file extension page that used to reside on the Computer Knowledge site. (Nov 2001)
FreeImage - open source graphics file I/O FreeImage is an Open Source library project for image formats like PNG, JPEG, TIFF, BMP, PCX and more. There are DLL and source available. Usable with DirectX and OpenGL. Works in Win32/Linux. (May 2003)
GIFSave - writes GIF87a files Public Domain source code for producing GIF87a (noninterlaced) files. Note that use of GIF format requires formal licensing by Unisys due to patent requirements. (Jun 2002)
IFL - Image Format Library IFL is a free library provided by SGI that allows you to read/write many binary image file formats such as TIFF, JPEG, etc. (Aug 2001)
ImageMagick ImageMagick is an app for display and manipulation of images in Xwindows and Win32. It can read/write dozens of graphics files including JPEG, TIFF, and Photo CD. ImageMagick includes full source code in C. (Feb 1998)
Independent JPEG Group IJG is an informal group that writes and distributes a widely used free library for JPEG image compression. Considered by many to be the reference implementation of JPEG (Nov 1997)
JPEGMFC - JPEG in a MFC DLL This package allows VC++ programmers to read and write JPG and BMP files. This is based on the IJG 6a code. MFC and Win32 DLLs available. (Nov 1998)
LIBMNG - animation extension for PNG graphics libmng is the reference library for MNG, the animation extension to the popular PNG format. It provides powerful animation features combined with PNG's robustness and patent freedom. (Jul 2001)
LibTIFF - a free TIFF library Libtiff is Sam Leffler's freeware library and tools which include complete C source code to read, write, and convert TIFF images. Supports Unix, Windows 95 and NT, and DJGPP platforms. (Oct 1997)
libungif - library to use uncompressed GIFs Although writing compressed GIF files with patented LZW algorithm requires licensing from Unisys, nobody can object to you writing uncompressed GIF files which are a public domain standard. This library makes it possible to write uncompressed GIFs. (Oct 1999)
Michael Gormish's JPEG2000 pages Up to date information about JPEG2000 standards committee actions, software libraries, applications, test files, papers, presentations and much more. (Feb 2003)
PNG - Portable Network Graphics The Portable Network Graphics (PNG) format was designed to replace the older and simpler GIF format and, to some extent, the much more complex TIFF format. This site indexes freeware software and source code for PNG file formats. (Jun 1999)
pstotext- Extract ASCII text from Postscript psotext is a program that works with Ghostscript to extract plain text from PostScript and PDF files. There are other programs to do this, but they all fail on numerous common examples. (Nov 1997)
Unofficial TIFF Home Page Basically a TIFF FAQ page which points you to where to find specifications, free software, and programming toolkits in support of the Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) a.k.a. CCITT Group 3 and Group 4 fax formats (Oct 1997)
Zgv - Graphic file viewer for Linux Zgv is a graphic file viewer for VGA and SVGA displays which supports most popular formats (it uses svgalib). It allows panning and fit-to-screen methods of viewing, slideshows, scaling, etc. Linux only. Freeware. Source in C. (Mar 1999)
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