Tgatoppm User Manual
Section: Misc. Reference Manual Pages (0)
Updated: 02 April 2000
tgatoppm - convert TrueVision Targa file to a PPM image
This program is part of
tgatoppm reads a TrueVision Targa file as input and produces
a PPM image as output.
In addition to the options common to all programs based on libnetpbm
(most notably -quiet, see
), tgatoppm recognizes the following
command line options:
All options can be abbreviated to their shortest unique prefix.
tgatoppm creates a PGM image containing the transparency channel
values in the input image. If the input image doesn't contain a
transparency channel, the alpha-filename file contains all zero
(transparent) transparency values. If you don't specify --alphaout,
tgatoppm does not generate an alpha file, and if the input
image has a transparency channel, tgatoppm simply discards it.
If you specify - as the filename, tgatoppm writes the
transparency output to Standard Output and discards the image.
pamcomp(1) for one way to use
the transparency output file.
Causes tgatoppm to dump information from the TGA header to
Partially based on tga2rast, version 1.0, by Ian J. MacPhedran.
Copyright (C) 1989 by Jef Poskanzer.
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