File Formats: FITS (FIT)

FITS, the Flexible Image Transport System, is the standard astron data format endorsed by NASA and the IAU. It is a raster format designed to store scientific data sets, which consist of multi-dimensional arrays and 2-dimensional tables. The FITS format was developed by NASA and is supported by XnView and fv Desktop Manager. This file format is available in the Medical toolkits. It can be unlocked using ExtGray. Support for the 16-bit grayscale is available in Medical toolkits and must be unlocked using Medical.

The file format supports multi-page files. LEADTOOLS can load the FITS multi-page files.

File constants associated with this file format are:

Constant Read Support Write Support Description
Fit 8 BPP (unsigned binary integer - gray) 16 BPP (twos complement signed integers - gray) 32 BPP (twos complement signed integers - color) 8 BPP (unsigned binary integer - gray) 16 BPP (twos complement signed integers - gray) 32 BPP (twos complement signed integers - color) Flexible Image Transport System.

Required DLL: Leadtools.Codecs.Fit.Dll. For a listing of the exact DLLs needed, based on the toolkit version, refer to Files To Be Included With Your Application .

Platform Support

Extension Module Value Win32 Win64 Net32 Net64 Linux Android Apple UWP MimeType Friendly Name
Fit FIT 295 image/x-fit FIT Format

For a complete list for supported file formats, see Summary of All Supported File Formats.

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