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Cineon

This plugin provides support for the Kodak Cineon image file format. Cineon is a specialized image file format for working with motion picture film.

File extensions: .cin

Supported features:

  • 10-bit RGB (the most common variety)
  • Interleaved channels only

References:

  • Kodak, "4.5 DRAFT - Image File Format Proposal for Digital Pictures"

Command line options:

-cineon_input_color_profile (value)Set the color profile used when loading Cineon images. Options = Auto, None, Film Print. Default = Auto.
-cineon_input_film_print (black) (white) (gamma) (soft clip) Set the film print values used when loading Cineon images. Default = 95, 685, 1.7, 0.
-cineon_output_color_profile (value)Set the color profile used when saving Cineon images. Options = False, True. Default = False.
-cineon_output_film_print (black) (white) (gamma) (soft clip) Set the film print values used when saving Cineon images. Default = Auto, None, Film Print.
-cineon_convert (value)Set whether the pixel data is converted to 8-bits when loading Cineon images. Options = Film Print. Default = 95, 685, 1.7.

DPX

This plugin provides support for the SMPTE Digital Picture Exchange (DPX) image file format. DPX is a specialized image file format for working with motion picture film. DPX is the successor to the Cineon file format with support for additional image and meta data.

File extensions: .dpx

Supported features:

  • 10-bit RGB type "A" packing (the most common variety); 8-bit, 16-bit, Luminance, RGB, RGBA
  • Interleaved channels only

References:

  • SMPTE, "SMPTE 268M-2003"
  • Cinesite, "Conversion of 10-bit Log Film Data To 8-bit Linear or Video Data"

Command line options:

-dpx_input_color_profile (value)Set the color profile used when loading DPX images. Options = Auto, None, Film Print. Default = Auto.
-dpx_input_film_print (black) (white) (gamma) (soft clip) Set the film print values used when loading DPX images. Default = 95, 685, 1.7, 0.
-dpx_output_color_profile (value)Set the color profile used when saving DPX images. Options = False, True. Default = Auto, None, Film Print.
-dpx_output_film_print (black) (white) (gamma) (soft clip) Set the film print values used when saving DPX images. Default = Film Print.
-dpx_convert (value)Set whether the pixel data is converted to 8-bits when loading DPX images. Options = 95, 685, 1.7. Default = False.
-dpx_version (value)Set the file format version used when saving DPX images. Options = 1.0, 2.0. Default = 2.0.
-dpx_type (value)Set the pixel type used when saving DPX images. Options = Auto, U10. Default = U10.
-dpx_endian (value)Set the endian used when saving DPX images. Setting the endian to "Auto" will use the endian of the current hardware. Options = Auto, MSB, LSB. Default = MSB.

IFF

This plugin provides support for the Generic Interchange File Format (IFF).

File extensions: .iff, .z

Supported features:

  • 8-bit, 16-bit, Luminance, Luminance Alpha, RGB, RGBA
  • File compression

References:

  • Affine Toolkit - (Thomas E. Burge), riff.h and riff.c
  • Autodesk Maya documentation, "Overview of Maya IFF"

Implementation:

  • Mikael Sundell, mikael.sundell@gmail.com

Command line options:

-iff_compression (value)Set the file compression used when saving IFF images. Options = None, RLE. Default = RLE.

IFL

This plugin provides support for the Autodesk Image File List (IFL) format. IFL is a file format for creating sequences or playlists of other image files. An IFL file simply consists of a list of image file names, one per line.

File extensions: .ifl

Supported features:

  • Read only

JPEG

This plugin provides support for the Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG) image file format.

File extensions: .jpeg, .jpg, .jfif

Supported features:

  • 8-bit, Luminance, RGBA
  • File compression

Command line options:

-jpeg_quality (value)Set the quality used when saving JPEG images. Default = 90.

LUT

This plugin provides support for two-dimensional lookup table file formats.

File extensions: .lut, .1dl

Supported features:

  • Inferno and Kodak formats
  • 8-bit, 16-bit, Luminance, Luminance Alpha, RGB, RGBA; 10-bit RGB

Command line options:

-lut_type (value)Set the pixel type used when loading LUTs. Options = Auto, U8, U10, U16. Default = Auto.

OpenEXR

This plugin provides support for the Industrial Light and Magic OpenEXR image file format.

File extensions: .exr

Supported features:

  • 16-bit float, 32-bit float, Luminance, Luminance Alpha, RGB, RGBA
  • Image layers
  • Display and data windows
  • File compression

Command line options:

-exr_threads_enable (value)Set whether threading is enabled. Default = True.
-exr_thread_count (value)Set the maximum number of threads to use. Default = 4.
-exr_input_color_profile (value)Set the color profile used when loading OpenEXR images. Options = None, Gamma, Exposure. Default = Gamma.
-exr_input_gamma (value)Set the gamma values used when loading OpenEXR images. Default = 2.2.
-exr_input_exposure (value) (defog) (knee low) (knee high) Set the exposure values used when loading OpenEXR images. Default = 0, 0, 0, 5.
-exr_channels (value)Set how channels are grouped when loading OpenEXR images. Options = None, Known, All. Default = Known.
-exr_compression (value)Set the file compression used when saving OpenEXR images. Options = None, RLE, ZIPS, ZIP, PIZ, PXR24, B44, B44A, DWAA, DWAB. Default = None.
-exr_dwa_compression_level (value)Set the DWA compression level used when saving OpenEXR images. Default = 45.

PIC

This plugin provides support for the Softimage image file format.

File extensions: .pic

Supported features:

  • 8-bit, RGB, RGBA, RGB plus Alpha
  • File compression
  • Read only

References:

PNG

This plugin provides support for the Portable Network Graphics (PNG) image file format.

File extensions: .png

Supported features:

  • 8-bit, 16-bit, Luminance, RGB, RGBA
  • File compression

PPM

This plugin provides support for the NetPBM image file format.

File extensions: .ppm, pnm, .pgm, .pbm

Supported features:

  • 1-bit, 8-bit, 16-bit, Luminance, RGB
  • Binary and ASCII data

Command line options:

-ppm_type (value)Set the file type used when saving PPM images. Options = Auto, U1. Default = Auto.
-ppm_data (value)Set the data type used when saving PPM images. Options = ASCII, Binary. Default = Binary.

FFmpeg

This plugin provides support for the FFmmpeg library.

File extensions: .avi, .dv, .gif, .flv, .mkv, .mov, .mpg, .mpeg, .mp4, .m4v, .mxf

Supported features:

  • File compression

Command line options:

-ffmpeg_format (value)Set the format used when saving FFmpeg movies. Options = MPEG4, ProRes, MJPEG. Default = MPEG4.
-ffmpeg_quality (value)Set the quality used when saving FFmpeg movies. Options = Low, Medium, High. Default = High.

RLA

This plugin provides support for the Wavefront RLA image file format.

File extensions: .rla, .rpf

Supported features:

  • 8-bit, 16-bit, 32-bit float, Luminance, Luminance Alpha, RGB, RGBA
  • File compression
  • Read only

SGI

This plugin provides support for the Silicon Graphics image file format.

File extensions: .sgi, .rgba, .rgb, .bw

Supported features:

  • 8-bit, 16-bit, Luminance, Luminance Alpha, RGB, RGBA
  • File compression

References:

  • Paul Haeberli, "The SGI Image File Format, Version 1.00"

Command line options:

-sgi_compression (value)Set the file compression used when saving SGI images. Options = None, RLE. Default = None.

Targa

This plugin provides support for the Targa image file format.

File extensions: .tga

Supported features:

  • 8-bit Luminance, Luminance Alpha, RGB, RGBA
  • File compression

References:

  • James D. Murray, William vanRyper, "Encyclopedia of Graphics File Formats, Second Edition"

Command line options:

-targa_compression (value)Set the file ompression used when saving Targa images. Options = None, RLE. Default = None.

TIFF

This plugin provides support for the Tagged Image File Format (TIFF).

File extensions: .tiff, .tif

Supported features:

  • 8-bit, 16-bit, 32-bit float, Luminance, Luminance Alpha, RGB, RGBA
  • Interleaved channels only
  • File compression

Command line options:

-tiff_compression (value)Set the file compression used when saving TIFF images. Options = None, RLE, LZW. Default = None.