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RE: image viewer for gigapixels

Ryuji . . . just a quick thought for you ARE using large image sizes. Some of mine have approached the near
.5 GP size but not the 2 GP . . . what about working within Bridge?

-----Original Message-----
From: Ryuji Suzuki [mailto:rs@silvergrain.org]
Sent: Sat 8/16/2008 1:58 PM
To: alt-photo-process-l@usask.ca
Subject: image viewer for gigapixels

Sorry, this has nothing to do with traditional photography,
but rather handling of high quality scanned images.

I have dozens of images in the range of 0.5 to 2 gigapixels
range. All I want to do is to view the images, and switch
between 1:1, 1:2, 1:4, ..., 1:32 magnification, and navigate
within the image. I am perfectly fine with pre-making all
preview sizes.

Preview in Leopard works very poorly, and most other programs
do not work at all... Photoshop works poorly, but that's an
overkill for the purpose. Lightroom 2 hangs up with the small
catalog containing a dozen gigapixel images.

Is there a good tool fur such purpose?



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