[sane-devel] Scanning with 16 bits color depth (2 bytes/color)
m. allan noah
kitno455 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 4 23:07:06 UTC 2008
pnm format is generally host byte order specific. i bet you get big
endian data from scanner, but you are on a little endian platform?
On Sat, Oct 4, 2008 at 5:41 PM, Nicolas <nicolas.martin at freesurf.fr> wrote:
> We are doing first tests in 16 bits mode with TPU on PIXMA MP970, but
> the images obtained are messed up. I'm wondering if this comes from the
> image format.
> Which backend are you using for 16 bits scans ?
> Maybe you know also which image format it uses ?
> Le samedi 04 octobre 2008 à 06:57 +0200, stef a écrit :
>> Le Friday 03 October 2008 08:15:34 Nicolas, vous avez écrit :
>> > Ok, thanks a lot for this clarification, I understand that 16 bits per
>> > color images are supported by the standard, so no special scaling would
>> > be necessary.
>> > But do you or someone knows if scanimage or Xsane can handle 16 bits per
>> > color appropriately ?
>> > Nicolas
>> I know that XSane and kooka handle 16 bits scans nicely. I use both for 16
>> bits scans with the genesys backend.
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