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       imgvtopnm - Pilot Image Viewer pdb to PGM/PBM converter, version 2.0.


       imgvtopnm [-h] [-v] [-{p|r}] [-n notefile] [in [out]]


       Imgvtopnm  is a filter for converting Pilot Image Viewer pdb files to Portable Graymaps or
       Portable Bitmaps; grayscale pdb files will be converted to PGM files  and  monochrome  pdb
       files  will  be  converted  to  PBM  files.   Notes attached to images may, optionally, be
       extracted as well.  Both compressed and uncompressed images are supported.

       If you want to know what kind of image (monochrome or grayscale) a  pdb  file  holds,  use


       -h     Display a short usage message and exit.

       -v     Display the version and exit.

       -p     Produce a plain (or text) format output file.

       -r     Produce a raw (or binary) format output file.

       -n notefile
              Write the image note (if any) to notefile.  The image note is ignored by default.

       in     The input file.  The standard input is read by default.

       out    The output file.  The standard output is written by default.


       imgvinfo(1), imgvview(1), pbmtoimgv(1), pgmtoimgv(1), ppmimgvquant(1), pbm(5), pgm(5).


       Bug reports should be sent to Eric A. Howe (


       Copyright (C) 1997,1998 Eric A. Howe <>.

       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of
       the GNU General Public License as  published  by  the  Free  Software  Foundation;  either
       version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

       This  program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY;
       without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR  PURPOSE.
       See the GNU General Public License for more details.

       You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program;
       if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave,  Cambridge,  MA  02139,

                                            Sept 1997                                IMGVTOPNM(1)