Through the agreement, businesses that use applicable PictureIQ products, including third-party solutions that bundle applicable PictureIQ products on an OEM basis, can employ the patented Unisys LZW
technology via TransForce and other PictureIQ-based products with the added reassurance of a direct business relationship between Unisys and PictureIQ.
This new, enhanced 24-bit lossless specification will offer the professional graphics community a significant enhancement to the earlier GIF89a specification while also eliminating the proprietary LZW
software, replacing it with compression technology compliant with the PNG (pronounced "ping") specification.
We became aware of the increasing interest in our LZW
patent beginning in 1990 when many companies approached us to license the patent for their hardware and software products.
LEADTOOLS supports JPEG, LZW
and CMP (LEAD's proprietary high-performance method) compressions.
You can read and write compressed TIFF formats including CCITT RLE, Group 3 and Group 4, LZW
, Pack Bits, and deflate.
It supports JPEG and LZW
compressions, as well as LEAD's own, superior CMP standard.
WIM also supports a wide variety of graphics formats including ZSoft's PCX, TIF (uncompressed, huffman, packbits, FAX, and LZW
compression), Windows BMP, CompuServe GIF, and TrueVision Targa (TGA) files.