stiff - convert scientific FITS images to the TIFF format

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name: stiff
Package version: 2.4.0
Package release: 2
Package architecture: i386
Package type: deb
Installed size: 236 B
Download size: 58.52 KB
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STIFF is a program that converts scientific FITS images to the TIFF format for illustration purposes. The main features of STIFF are: * Accurate reproduction of the original surface brightnesses and colours * Automatic or manual contrast and brightness adjustments * Automatic sky background intensity and colour balance * Adjustable colour saturation * Colour-friendly gamma correction capabilities * One or three input channels: gray-scale or true colour output * Output with 8 or 16 bits per component * Pixel rebinning and x/y flip options * Support for arbitrarily large input and output images on standard hardware (BigTIFF support) * Support for tiled, multiresolution pyramids * Support for lossless and lossy compression methods * Multi-threaded code with load-balancing to take advantage of multiple cores and processors. * XML VOTable-compliant output of meta-data.



    Binary package: stiff_2.4.0-2_i386.deb
    Source package: stiff

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install stiff deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install stiff


    • /usr/bin/stiff
    • /usr/share/doc/stiff/README
    • /usr/share/doc/stiff/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/stiff/copyright
    • /usr/share/man/man1/stiff.1.gz
    • /usr/share/stiff/stiff.xsl


    2015-06-03 - Ole Streicher <> stiff (2.4.0-2) unstable; urgency=low * Create upstream/metadata with bibliographic information * Replace the build date with the last changed date of

    2015-02-06 - Ole Streicher <> stiff (2.4.0-1) unstable; urgency=low * Initial release. Closes: #777599