Part of DaVince Tools
Web Site: www.davince.com
Last Modified: July 8, 2004
tiffdump [–h] [–i ifdnum] [-?] file [file2 file3 ... filen]
-h: Display numeric values as hexadecimal
-i ifdnum: Display only this IFD (default is to display all IFD’s)
-?: A brief summary of arguments is displayed
file: Specify the name of the TIFF file to generate a tag summary.
file2, file3, filen: Additional names of TIFF files to generate a
By default, all image file directories (IFD’s) are displayed.
IFD’s are typically found in multi-page TIFF files and TIFF files with
attached thumbnail or mask images. If this is a multi IFD TIFF file,
can display a selected IFD by using the "-i" option.
File Byte Order: the byte order used in the TIFF file. Typically it
is the same byte order as the computer that created the file, which may
not the same byte order of the computer reading the file. For example,
a TIFF file created on a Macintosh will have a file byte order of
and when reading this file on an Intel PC, the CPU byte order will be
DaVince Tools was written in C++ using the DaVince Class Library, written by the same author as this program. The DaVince Class Library is a C++ library for developing PDF and TIFF applications. Contact the author at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on the availability of the class library.