Getting Started
  Introduction
  What is ImgWriter?
  Features and Benefits
  Requirements
 
Quick Start
  Edit an Existing Image
  Create a New Image
  Save an Image in a Database
  The Image Collection Object

Programmer's Reference
  Object Model
      SAImageGen
          ImageGen
          Font
      SAImageCollection
          Images
          Image

Installation
  Installing ImgWriter

External Links
  ImgWriter home page
  Technical Support
  ImgWriter live demos
  SoftArtisans Home Page
  E-mail General Questions
  E-mail Technical Support

Features and Benefits

SoftArtisans ImgWriter includes two server-side COM components - SAImageGen and SAImageCollection - which offer sophisticated image processing and creation, as well as image management and caching. Use ImgWriter to:

  • Create thumbnails from existing images
    • Height-to-width ratio is maintained automatically
    • Four resize algorithms are supported to optimize speed and image quality
  • Supports 9 common image formats: bmp, gif, wmf, jpg, emf, png, psd, pcx, and tiff (see note).
  • Add watermarks to your images
  • Generate charts in ASP pages
  • Write dynamic captions on your images
  • Adjust image size for faster web downloads
  • Turn photo negatives into color positives
  • Merge two images
  • Create labels
  • Increase you web site's performance by caching frequently served images
  • Manage images from database blobs
Note:  ImgWriter supports TIFF images but will not read a TIFF image with LZW compression.


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