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store BufferedImage to file

 * Project: EasyPhoto
 * Author: Harry Wu <>
 * Created On: Jun 28, 2008 5:12:21 PM
//package org.shaitu.easyphoto.util;

import java.awt.Image;
import java.awt.image.BufferedImage;
import java.awt.image.ColorModel;
import java.awt.image.IndexColorModel;
import java.awt.image.WritableRaster;
import java.util.Iterator;
import java.util.List;
import javax.imageio.IIOImage;
import javax.imageio.ImageIO;
import javax.imageio.ImageTypeSpecifier;
import javax.imageio.ImageWriteParam;
import javax.imageio.ImageWriter;
import javax.imageio.plugins.jpeg.JPEGImageWriteParam;
import javax.swing.ImageIcon;

 * userful methods about image
 * @author harry
public class ImageUtil {
    public final static String JPEG = "jpeg";
    public final static String JPG = "jpg";
    public final static String BMP = "bmp";
    public final static String PNG = "png";
    public final static String GIF = "gif";
    public final static String TIFF = "tiff";
    public final static String TIF = "tif";

     * store BufferedImage to file
     * @param image BufferedImage
     * @param outputFile output image file
     * @param quality quality of output image
     * @return true success, else fail
    public static boolean storeImage(BufferedImage image,File outputFile,float quality){
    try {
      //reconstruct folder structure for image file output
      if(outputFile.getParentFile() != null && !outputFile.getParentFile().exists()){
      //get image file suffix
      String extName = "png";
      //get registry ImageWriter for specified image suffix
      Iterator writers = ImageIO.getImageWritersByFormatName(extName);
      ImageWriter imageWriter = (ImageWriter);
      //set image output params
      ImageWriteParam params = new JPEGImageWriteParam(null);
      params.setDestinationType(new ImageTypeSpecifier(IndexColorModel
          .getRGBdefault(), IndexColorModel.getRGBdefault()
          .createCompatibleSampleModel(16, 16)));
      //writer image to file
      ImageOutputStream imageOutputStream = ImageIO
      imageWriter.write(null, new IIOImage(image, null, null), params);
      return true;
    } catch (Exception e) {
    return false;


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