PIMS can read most TIFF files out of the box, so you should try reading
pims.open('my_tiff_file.tif') and revisit this section if you
encounter an error.
A tiff stack is a single file (.tif or .tiff) containing several images, often a time series or “Z stack.”
TiffStack expects a single filename. To load a collection of many
single-image tiff files (e.g.,
There are several Python packages for reading TIFFs. Our default reader, built
around Christoph Gohlke’s tifffile.py,
handles all the formats we have personally encountered. But we have
alternative TIFF readers built around Pillow (see above) and libtiff.
To use a specific reader, use
depend, respectively, on the packages below. The “default” reader,
TiffStack is an alias. At import time, it is pointed to the first
reader for which the required package is installed.
Tifffile is installed with the PIMS conda package.