[fmII] libtiff 3.7.0 released (Default branch)

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The changes in this release are as follows:
Significant changes were made to software configuration. GNU autotools
is now used to build the library. The tiffset utility can now set any
libtiff supported tags. LZW compression is now enabled by default,
and an external encoder package is no longer required. A bmp2tiff
utility was added for converting Windows BMP files to TIFFs. There
were also many bugfixes. 

Release focus:
4 - Minor feature enhancements 

Project added:
Tue, Aug 24th 1999 12:33 (5 years, 1 month ago)

Project description:
libtiff provides support for the Tag Image File Format (TIFF), a
widely used format for storing image data. The latest version of the
TIFF specification is available on-line in several different formats,
as are a number of TIFF Technical Notes (TTN's). Included in this
software distribution is a library, libtiff, for reading and writing
TIFF, a small collection of tools for doing simple manipulations of
TIFF images on UNIX systems, and documentation on the library and
tools. A small assortment of TIFF-related software for UNIX that has
been contributed by others is also included. The library, along with
associated tool programs, should handle most of your needs for
reading and writing TIFF images on 32- and 64-bit machines. 

Trove categories:
[Intended Audience   ] Developers
[License             ] Freely Distributable
[Topic               ] Software Development :: Libraries 

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