[Gdal-dev] Save GeoTiff

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Wed Mar 12 11:29:02 EST 2003

Ayman Kamal wrote:
> I attach the file "fltinfo.txt" that contains the
> fltinfo for two images, the first one is a colored 256
> color image, the second is the same as the first but
> converted to gray scale.
> The colored one causes the problem, but the gray scale
> doesn't


As noted by the other writer, the problem is use of 32bit
floating point GeoTIFF.  Many applications don't support these at
all.  How did you produce these files?  Surely gdal_translate wouldn't
produce them by default from a BMP file as it attempts to preserve the
original data type (8bit).

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