pcdovtoppm man page

pcdovtoppm — create index image for a photo CD


pcdovtoppm [-m width] [-s size] [-a across] [-c colors] [-f font] [-b|-w] [pcdfile]


This program generates an index image in PPM format for a photo CD, based on the photo CD overview file.

You can achieve a similar result with hpcdtoppm -Overview followed by pnmindex -black on the generated PPM images.


Maximum width of the result image (default: 1152).
Maximum size of each of the images (default: 192).
Maximum number of images across (default: 6).

Maximum number of colors, or n

to mean no quantization

Font to be used for annotation (default: internal font).
Black background color (default).
White background color.


pcdovtoppm -m 768 -s 96 -f smallfont.pbm overview.pcd > overview.ppm
pcdovtoppm /cdrom/photo_cd/overview.pcd | ppmtojpeg > overview.jpg


This program was formerly called pcdindex, which did not fit Netpbm naming conventions.

See Also

hpcdtoppm(1) , pnmindex(1) , ppmtojpeg(1) , ppm(1)

Document Source

This manual page was generated by the Netpbm tool 'makeman' from HTML source. The master documentation is at


Referenced By


01 June 2001 netpbm documentation