[Tig] 8k IMAX scans... 16k next
timothy norman huber
timothyhuber at mac.com
Mon Aug 4 05:03:01 BST 2008
On Aug 3, 2008, at 9:23 AM, Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
> On Thu, 31 Jul 2008, timothy norman huber wrote:
>> Check out BigTIFF version of the libtiff library. Aperio
>> developed bigTIFF because their scanner generates 100k x 100k images.
> The normal development path of libtiff also supports BigTIFF but has
> not yet produced more than a beta release.
> Regardless, 16K resolution is still smaller than uncompressed file
> sizes used for high-end (2400 DPI) desktop publishing. Single-frame
> 16 bit/sample images still fit in legacy TIFF file sizes (handles up
> to 4GB).
Agreed. At ~15MB per channel, even a renderfarm kicking out 16bit 4k
EXR files with highlight, specular, shadow etc passes won't blow threw
4GB per file limits. Still a neat piece of code though.
Strategic Account Development
tim.huber at metaram.com
cell 310 795.6599
181 Metro Drive, Suite 400
San Jose, CA 95110
More information about the Tig