Write A TIFF Image

Synopsis

This example demonstrates how to explicitly specify the type of the image to write, regardless of the extension of the specified filename.

Results

Code

C++

#include "itkImage.h"
#include "itkImageFileWriter.h"
#include "itkImageRegionIterator.h"
#include "itkTIFFImageIO.h"

int
main(int argc, char * argv[])
{
  std::string outputFilename;
  if (argc > 1)
  {
    outputFilename = argv[1];
  }
  else
  {
    outputFilename = "test.tif";
  }

  constexpr unsigned int Dimension = 2;
  using PixelType = unsigned char;

  using ImageType = itk::Image<PixelType, Dimension>;

  ImageType::RegionType region;
  ImageType::IndexType  start;
  start[0] = 0;
  start[1] = 0;

  ImageType::SizeType size;
  size[0] = 200;
  size[1] = 300;

  region.SetSize(size);
  region.SetIndex(start);

  ImageType::Pointer image = ImageType::New();
  image->SetRegions(region);
  image->Allocate();

  itk::ImageRegionIterator<ImageType> imageIterator(image, region);

  while (!imageIterator.IsAtEnd())
  {
    if (imageIterator.GetIndex()[0] > 100)
    {
      imageIterator.Set(100);
    }
    else
    {
      imageIterator.Set(200);
    }
    ++imageIterator;
  }

  using WriterType = itk::ImageFileWriter<ImageType>;
  using TIFFIOType = itk::TIFFImageIO;

  TIFFIOType::Pointer tiffIO = TIFFIOType::New();
  tiffIO->SetPixelType(itk::IOPixelEnum::SCALAR);

  WriterType::Pointer writer = WriterType::New();
  writer->SetFileName(outputFilename);
  writer->SetInput(image);
  writer->SetImageIO(tiffIO);

  try
  {
    writer->Update();
  }
  catch (itk::ExceptionObject & error)
  {
    std::cerr << "Error: " << error << std::endl;
    return EXIT_FAILURE;
  }

  return EXIT_SUCCESS;
}

Classes demonstrated

. breathelink: itk::TIFFImageIO