tiffdump - print verbatim information about TIFF files
tiffdump [ options ] name ...
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, fol-
lowed by the tag contents of each directory in the file. For each tag,
the name, datatype, count, and value(s) is displayed. When the sym-
bolic name for a tag or datatype is known, the symbolic name is dis-
played followed by it’s numeric (decimal) value. Tag values are dis-
played 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.
-h Force numeric data to be printed in hexadecimal rather than the
-o 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
October 15, 1995 TIFFDUMP(1)
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