Pictures is toolset for low level image processing. A good image viewer is a part of this tool. Many graphics formats are supported. PICTURES is written in languages PASCAL and C++. It supports various functions for example:
Current available version is 2.48.
See PICTURES.TXT for more informations
about this library.
PAS code of the PICTURES for DOS, DOS (DPMI 16) and Windows
version 2.20: New: Now it works under windows95. Loading/Saving ICO files.
version 2.21: New: Ability to read WPG level 2 images. Bugfix in CRT unit.
version 2.22: New: Better postscript output.
version 2.23: New: Reading JPG files.
version 2.24: New: Support for long filenames under Windows95. 32bpp bmp files.
version 2.25: New: Supports BMP with 124 coreinfo block.
version 2.26: New: Openning images up to 20MB (Thanks to Lubomir Soukup for pointing out this).
version 2.27: New: Openning Matlab files with 16bit gray.
version 2.28: New: Openning Matlab files that contains RGB image. PBM P4 inversion fix.
version 2.29: New: Fixed mirrored WPG image problem.
version 2.30: New: Fixed XOR token inside WPG; TGA correct rotation.
version 2.31: New: Fixed bug inside PCX reader.
version 2.32: New: C++ sources are now available, added ART writer.
version 2.33: New: 16bit MAT image is supported. convert.exe now supports /? -? /help -help.
version 2.34: Fix: Case insensitive image extension reported by prof.Hlavac, New: MAC paint file format.
version 2.35: Fix: Mask filtration for RGB color images.
version 2.36: Fix: Median filtration for RGB color images; MAT writer.
version 2.37: Fix: MAT RGB image saving.
version 2.38: New: Fits file format supported for reading and writing.
version 2.39: New: Load double type from fits, new switch /s to decrease verbosity.
version 2.40: New: Loads .MAC image file format.
version 2.41: Fix: Problem with loading .EPS palette images.
version 2.42: Fix: Problems in GIF reader (local palette)..
version 2.43: Fix: New BMP format is recognised. Ability to read TXT file produced by gm.
version 2.44: Fix: Error in TopoL RAS reader fixed.
version 2.45: New: Mask filtration rewritten into C++, now opens 200MB images.
version 2.46: Fix: GIF reader; Better image compare.
version 2.47: New: CSV reader/writer. Fix: TXT reader - floating points.
version 2.48: New: Compilable under MSVC2008, loading Matlab -V4 format.
version 2.49: Several bugfixes. Optimised nibble operations - sometimes 10x faster (only for 4bit images).
Warning: Use it at your own risk. I claim no responsibility for anything that happens if you use this software!
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