Docs / Gif
To clear out any misconception: this is not a medical image format. It is only included as link to most desktop image processing utilities. In our early days we didn't know about Gtk+. All we had was the notorious XV to display our test conversions. Too bad Unisys patented that LZW compression. If you don't like this, go for the PNG We must remind you of the fact that (X)MedCon saves patient/study information inside a comment block which doesn't make it as anonymous as you might think.
Long before all this ... I learned image conversion in C from two excellent books (msdos environment):
Do you still have a 1MB Trident 8900 SVGA card available?