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ITK::Image Writer (KW)

Group (Subgroup)

ITKImageProcessing (ITKImageProcessing)


This Filter will save images based on an array that represents grayscale, RGB or ARGB color values. If the input array represents a 3D volume, the Filter will output a series of slices along one of the orthogonal axes. The options are to produce XY slices along the Z axis, XZ slices along the Y axis or YZ slices along the X axis. The user has the option to save in one of 3 standard image formats: TIF, BMP, or PNG. The output files will be numbered sequentially starting at zero (0) and ending at the total dimensions for the chosen axis. For example, if the Z axis has 117 dimensions, 117 XY image files will be produced and numbered 0 to 116. Unless the data is a single slice then only a single image will be produced using the name given in the Output File parameter.

An example of a Filter that produces color data that can be used as input to this Filter is the Generate IPF Colors Filter, which will generate RGB values for each voxel in the volume.


Name Type
Output File String
Plane Enumeration

Required Geometry


Required Objects

Kind Default Name Type Component Dimensions Description
Cell Attribute Array None uint8_t (n) Selected color data for output image. The data should represent grayscale, RGB or ARGB color values. The dimensionality of the array depends on the kind of image read: (1) for grayscale, (3) for RGB, and (4) for ARGB

Created Objects


Example Pipelines

  • INL Export
  • TxCopper_Exposed
  • TxCopper_Unexposed
  • Edax IPF Colors

Please see the description file distributed with this plugin.

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