This is a general purpose TIFF I/O utility for R. The
package already exists for
this purpose but
ijtiff adds some functionality and overcomes some
ijtiffcan write TIFF files whose pixel values are real (floating-point) numbers;
ijtiffcan read and write text images;
tiffstruggles to interpret channel information and gives cryptic errors when reading TIFF files written by the ImageJ software;
ijtiffworks smoothly with these images.
To learn about
ijtiff and how to use it, visit the package website at
ijtiff requires you to have the
libtiff C library installed. To
- On Debian Linux, try
sudo apt-get install libtiff5-dev, or if that fails, try
sudo apt-get install libtiff4-dev.
- On Fedora Linux, try
sudo yum install libtiff5-dev, or if that doesn’t work, try
sudo yum install libtiff4-dev.
- On Mac, you need Homebrew. Then in the
brew install libtiff.
- On 64-bit Windows, no setup is required
😄. If you have 32-bit windows, you need to install
Installing the release version of the
ijtiff R package
You can install
ijtiff from CRAN (recommended) with:
Installing the development version of the
ijtiff R package
You can install the development version from GitHub with:
This package uses a lot of code from the original
tiff package by
Advice for Package Authors
If you’re authoring a package which is to depend on
ijtiff and you’re
using AppVeyor, be sure to force AppVeyor to use 64-bit architecture.
This avoids some peculiarities of 32-bit AppVeyor which cause
installations to fail. You can see how to do this in the
appveyor.yml file in this repository.
Contributions to this package are welcome. The preferred method of contribution is through a github pull request. Feel free to contact me by creating an issue. Please note that this project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By participating in this project you agree to abide by its terms.