Picture formats

Posted on 1998-12-12
Last Modified: 2010-04-15
How do we read & display a picture of unknown
resolution and format ?
Question by:team
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2

Author Comment

ID: 1255055
LVL 14

Expert Comment

ID: 1255056
If you want not programming, but "utility" solution, you
can use PSP 5-h version: this programm read all graphic
format files , that i know(and some, that i don'y know).
But if you want programm solution, it is a problem:
  BMP/DIB you can use LoadImage Function.
 Gif/Jiff see 
 other formats???
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

alexo earned 100 total points
ID: 1255057
>> How do we read & display a picture of unknown resolution and format ?
In general, if the format is trully unknown, you cannot divine it.
On the other hand, if you want to compare the file's format to a number of known formats and pick the correct one, that's a different matter.
I suggest you check the following sites about formats:


Author Comment

ID: 1255058
       I thank you whole heartedly for answering the question posted by us
I will updated you on this after visting the above sites, but personally I was expecting that you would answer it yourself than provide a reference. My friend had downloaded the information on different picture format that have been developed,but it did not specify as how they were stored and how to access the.By other formats I mean Jpeg as well.We have used only Turbo C compiler by Borland.Load Image function is in Windows User interface . We want to how to do it by using the functions provided in Turbo C compiler

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
reading tzdatabase for timezone definitions 5 151
An API detour question 7 103
Acrinis True image 2 110
How to translate this 2-line while loop into C from Perl? 8 139
Windows programmers of the C/C++ variety, how many of you realise that since Window 9x Microsoft has been lying to you about what constitutes Unicode ( They will have you believe that Unicode requires you to use…
Examines three attack vectors, specifically, the different types of malware used in malicious attacks, web application attacks, and finally, network based attacks.  Concludes by examining the means of securing and protecting critical systems and inf…
The goal of this video is to provide viewers with basic examples to understand recursion in the C programming language.
The goal of this video is to provide viewers with basic examples to understand and use conditional statements in the C programming language.

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question