SYNOPSIS
pamenlarge N [pnmfile]


DESCRIPTION
This program is part of Netpbm.

pamenlarge reads a Netpbm image as input, replicates its pixels N
times, and produces a Netpbm image as output. The output is the same
type of image as the input.

If you enlarge by a factor of 3 or more, you should probably add a
pnmsmooth step; otherwise, you can see the original pixels in the
resulting image.

pamenlarge can enlarge only by integer factors. The slower but more
general pamscale can enlarge or reduce by arbitrary factors. pamscale
allows you to enlarge by resampling, which gives you smoother enlarge-
ments. But it is much slower.

pamstretch is another enlarging program that enlarges by integer fac-
tors. It does a simple kind of resampling that gives you a smoothed
enlargement with less computational cost.

pbmreduce can reduce by integer factors, but only for PBM images.


HISTORY
pamenlarge was new in Netpbm 10.25 (October 2004). It is designed as
a replacement for pnmenlarge by Jef Poskanzer, which was in Pbmplus as
far back as 1989. The major difference is that pamenlarge can enlarge
PAM format images in addition to PNM.



SEE ALSO
pbmreduce, pamscale, pamstretch, pnmsmooth, pnm


AUTHOR
Copyright (C) 1989 by Jef Poskanzer.



netpbm documentation 26 September 2004 Pamenlarge User Manual(0)