New JavaTM Image I/O Features in the
Image I/O Support for BMP and WBMP Formats
The bug reports that correspond to this change are: 4339462 and 4339384
This change adds readers and writers for BMP and WBMP formats to the Image I/O system. As of J2SE 5.0, all implementations of
javax.imageioprovide support for reading and writing JPEG, PNG, BMP, and WBMP images, and for reading GIF images.
For more information, see the API documentation for the
javax.imageio.plugins.bmp.BMPImageWriteParamclass. Further details are in the metadata descriptions of the BMP and WBMP formats.
The bug reports that correspond to this change are: 4827358, 4867874, and 4868479
These changes improve the Image I/O system's performance and memory usage when reading and writing JPEG images. The changes do not affect the Image I/O API.