> I have to evaluate 16-bit tiff grayscale images. A corresponding driver is
> included in gimp. But the 16-bit data is converted to a 8-bit image
> during loading by simply cutting the higher byte. Is there a possibility
> to display and handle gray scale tiff images with gimp?
not in this version of the gimp. the hollywood gimp (film.gimp.org) might,
but for now your probably better off w/ photoshop or writing a small app
to do exactly what you want it to. tifflib makes this really easy. if you
have opengl hardware look up glDrawPixels.