fstopgm - convert a Usenix FaceSaver(tm) file into a portable graymap
Reads a Usenix FaceSaver(tm) file as input. Produces a portable graymap as output.
FaceSaver(tm) files sometimes have rectangular pixels. While fstopgm wont re-scale them into square pixels for you, it will give you the precise pnmscale command that will do the job. Because of this, reading a FaceSaver(tm) image is a two-step process. First you do:fstopgm > /dev/nullThis will tell you whether you need to use pnmscale. Then use one of the following pipelines:fstopgm | pgmnorm fstopgm | pnmscale -whatever | pgmnormTo go to PBM, you want something more like one of these:fstopgm | pnmenlarge 3 | pgmnorm | pgmtopbm fstopgm | pnmenlarge 3 | pnmscale <whatever> | pgmnorm | pgmtopbmYou want to enlarge when going to a bitmap because otherwise you lose information; but enlarging by more than 3 does not look good.
FaceSaver is a registered trademark of Metron Computerware Ltd. of Oakland, CA.
pgmtofs(1), pgm(5), pgmnorm(1), pnmenlarge(1), pnmscale(1), pgmtopbm(1)
Copyright (C) 1989 by Jef Poskanzer.
|fstopgm (1)||06 April 89|