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Tifftool version 0.9 (beta) released

Tifftool is a high-performance tool to clean scanned documents in preparation for onscreen display or for OCR. This is the first version of tifftool that has been made available to the public.

Features of the 0.9 release include skew correction, orientation correction, despeckle, thicken, and page alignment. The tool also supports batch processing through a simple scripting language.

Processing time for a high-resolution page is on the order of seconds, so entire books can be processed in minutes. (Performance measured on a Pentium 166 MMX.) All tifftool algorithms operate on bitpacked data, which reduces the memory footprint and improves the performance. ... read more

Posted by Paul K. Young 2004-06-21