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icineon [-F] [-g <<gamma>>] <<inimage>> <<outimage>>
icineon will convert images between 10 bit cineon format and any
known 8 bit Houdini format (i.e..pic,
.tga). icineon will
work automatically since it is included in the
The icineon suffix
.kdk is installed and the
$HFS/houdini/FBio table recognizes
.kdk images file
Flip the image in Y during conversion.
Used to specify a particular gamma correction to compensate for the varying brightness. If a cineon image is displayed by Houdini, Houdini will darken the image to correct for the gamma that is inherent in the original cineon file.
The default gamma correction is 0.6 when converting from cineon to Houdini and the default is set to 1.67 when converting from Houdini to cineon.
Since cineon files do not include alpha, icineon fills in the alpha channel with 1 when converting from cineon to Houdini. All alpha is lost when converting from Houdini to cineon.
To convert and flip a Houdini image file to a cineon image file:
icineon -F marble.pic marble.cin
To convert and gamma correct a cineon image file to Houdini format and output to screen:
icineon -g 0.8 block.kdk ip
To iplay an image of cineon format: