Bob’s I/O Routines for Images of Various type

This package is a part of Bob. It provides a plugin for that allows Bob to read and write images using its native API ( and

At present, this plugin provides support for the following types of images:

  • TIFF (gray and color)

  • JPEG (gray and color)

  • GIF (color only)

  • PNG (gray and color)

  • BMP (color only)

  • Netpbm images (binary - PBM, gray - PGM, color - PPM)

Additionally, we provide the pure C++ interface to read and write these kind of images, see C++ API.


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