pgmtosbig - Man Page

convert PGM image to SBIG format

Examples (TL;DR)





This program is part of Netpbm(1).

pgmtosbig reads a PGM image as input and produces a Santa Barbara Instrument Group SBIG Type 3 image as output.

Note that this format is distinct from the SBIG ST-4 format.


There are no command line options defined specifically for pgmtosbig, but it recognizes the options common to all programs based on libnetpbm (See Common Options .)

See Also

sbigtopgm(1), pgm(1)


pgmtosbig was new in Netpbm 10.70, and was intended primarily as a test tool for sbigtopgm.

Document Source

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

Referenced By


18 January 2015 netpbm documentation