Re: image viewer for gigapixels
I found this program when looking for a sequential image viewer for an
They wanted to show collections of images, but didn't want to bother loading
them into a presentation program (powerpoint etc... ), and didn't want the
hassle of using things like powerpoint.
It seems to be a well written program.
On Thursday 21 August 2008 12:45:01 pm Ryuji Suzuki wrote:
> Awesome! This program seems to work with big images. Much
> better than Preview, and more convenient than Photoshop used
> as a plain viewer.
> It seems to use rather modest amount of memory (compared to
> the image size... so I'm talking about 1 to 2GB memory space)
> and it also seems to use only single thread for
> decoding/scaling/antialiasing/etc processing.
> (It uses only one core and others are idling.).
> Ryuji Suzuki
> "Strange how people who suffer together have stronger connections
> than people who are most content." (Bob Dylan, Brownsville Girl, 1986)
> From: Gordon J Holtslander <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: image viewer for gigapixels
> Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 09:15:37 -0600
> > Try Sequential
> > http://www.sequentialx.com
> > Its designed to view a collection of images - assumes you want to view a
> > collection of images in a folder.
> > I don't know if it will support gigapixel images - but its opensource -
> > no cost to try it :)
> > Gord
> > On Saturday 16 August 2008 2:58:12 pm Ryuji Suzuki wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > 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?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Ryuji
> > --
> > Gordon J. Holtslander Dept. of Biology
> > firstname.lastname@example.org University of Saskatchewan
> > Tel 306 966-4433 112 Science Place
> > Fax 306 966-4461 Saskatoon, SK
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Gordon J. Holtslander Dept. of Biology
email@example.com University of Saskatchewan
Tel 306 966-4433 112 Science Place
Fax 306 966-4461 Saskatoon, SK
http://homepage.usask.ca/~gjh289 Canada S7N 5E2