Image Information: imf_info

The image information utility for mental ray. It prints details for files using image formats and types that mental ray generates.


The image info utility is started as:

imf_info [options] file...

It will display information about all named image files, including resolution, number of color components, number of bits per component, gamma factor if available, top-down or bottom-up line ordering, data type, and the image format.


The following options are supported:

Prints pyramid layer resolutions for memory-mapped texture files.
Prints more detailed pyramid layer information, including deviations from the expected resolutions. This is useful for map files created with imf_copy -c.
Prints information about sample pass files.
Plot a simple pixel intensity histogram.
Print verbose progress messages and version banner.

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