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Article: 20176 of alt.binaries.pictures.utilities
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Leonardo H. Loureiro)
Subject: LView Pro 1.8 [0/7]
Organization: The World Public Access UNIX, Brookline, MA
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 1994 10:02:52 GMT
LVIEWP18.ZIP MSWindows image file editor/viewer
LView Pro 1.8 is a image file editor/viewer/converter for Microsoft
Windows 3.1, Win32s and Windows NT. LView Pro loads/saves image files
in: JPEG JFIF, GIF 87a/89a, Truevision TARGA, TIFF, Windows and OS/2
BMP, ZSoft's PCX, and PBMPLUS' PBM, PGM and PPM formats.
LView Pro performs batch compression, batch printing, contact sheet
image merging and slideshow viewing.
Supported retouch operations include: Cropping, Resizing, Rotating,
RGB, Contrast, HSV, YCrCb, Gamma, conversion to Grayscale, photo
Negative, Interactive RGB editing with algebraic function mapping
definitions, individual palette entry edition, editable image filters,
adding text and full support for cutting, pasting and moving image
pieces. LView Pro supports 24 bit images and 8 bit images, providing
a configurable quantizer. Floyd-Steinberg Dithering is also supported.
Windows drag-and-drop, file name extension association and printing
are also supported.
This SHAREWARE version of LView Pro requires a 386 or better CPU
and is a 16-bit application designed for Microsoft Windows 3.1.
Registered versions of LView Pro may be obtained for the 486 or
Pentium, for Windows NT and Win32s.
A true color SVGA card is also recomended, though the software
will run under on most cards. Some of the editing operations
require a mouse or other pointing device.
Uploaded by the author, Leonardo Haddad Loureiro, who can be
reached at email@example.com. Please, direct E-mail
mentioning LView Pro in the subject line.
What's new in version 1.8?
- New image file formats:
. Aldus' Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) 6.0
reads 1, 4, 8 and 24-bit/pixel images, in strip or
tile format, uncompressed or compressed with LZW,
PackBits, Next compression or Thunderscan
writes 1, 4, 8 and 24-bit/pixel images, always in
strip format, either uncompressed or with LZW
. ZSoft's PCX:
reads all versions, 1, 4, 8 and 24-bits per pixel
writes PCX version 3.0
. Jef Poskanzer's PBMPLUS:
reads PBM, PGM and PPM formats, in ascii or RAWBITS
writes PPM RAWBITS format
- Changed "3D" painting style for dialogs windows and
- Option "All Files (*.*)" added to File/Open dialog
- Bug fixes
. File/Multiple Open would not enable the "OK" button
after loading a list of files from a text file
. Depending on the font size, the Options/Quantizing
and Retouch/Color Depth dialogs would not allow a
custom number of colors with more than two digits
to be entered
. File/Open would exhibit a error message under some
conditions "(Undocumented error 3002")
. Edit/Rotate when applied to detached selection areas
would sometimes fail to update pieces of the image
underneath the area