How to Read an Image from a TIFF File with Oracle JDK

import java.util.Iterator;

import javax.imageio.ImageIO;
import javax.imageio.ImageReader;

public final class TiffSample {

  public static void main(final String[] args) throws Exception {
    final Iterator<ImageReader> it = ImageIO.getImageReadersByFormatName("tiff");

    if (it.hasNext()) {
      final ImageReader reader =;

      final ImageInputStream input = new FileImageInputStream(new File("image.tiff"));


      reader.readAll(0, null); // for the first image



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