File Formats: ABIC Format (ABIC, ICA)

Note: Support for this feature requires Document/Medical licensing.

LEADTOOLS reads and writes ABIC files.

The ABIC file format is a raster file format created by IBM. This file format consists of ABIC compression/decompression algorithms that use an arithmetic coding technique to produce lossless data compression, these algorithms called ABIC (Bi-level Q-Coder) compression algorithm and Concatenated ABIC (Grayscale) compression algorithm.

LEADTOOLS can Load/Save (compression/decompression) ABIC Raw data separately.

The default extension used by this format is: ICA, ABIC (for raw data).

This file format does not support progressive loads and saves, multipage files, stamps, or Lossless JPEG compression.

Support for this file format can be unlocked using the following support constant: AbicRead, AbicSave.

The file constants associated with this file format are:

Constant Read Support Write Support Description
IcaAbic 1, 4 BPP 1, 4 BPP Raw ABIC compressed data

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

Related Formats: IOCA/MODCA - Image Object Content Architecture Format

Platform Support

Extension Module Value Win32 Win64 Net32 Net64 Linux Android Apple UWP MimeType Friendly Name
Abic ABIC 185 image/x-abic ABIC - Raw ABIC Format
IcaAbic ICA 190 image/x-ioca IOCA ICA with ABIC Compression
Jpeg JPG 10 image/jpeg JPEG File Interchange Format - JFIF

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

For details of the file formats supported across products and platforms, refer to File Format Comparison Chart.

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