TensorFlow 1 version

Decode the first frame of a BMP-encoded image to a uint8 tensor.
    contents, channels=0, name=None

The attr channels indicates the desired number of color channels for the decoded image.

Accepted values are:

  • 0: Use the number of channels in the BMP-encoded image.
  • 3: output an RGB image.
  • 4: output an RGBA image.


  • contents: A Tensor of type string. 0-D. The BMP-encoded image.
  • channels: An optional int. Defaults to 0.
  • name: A name for the operation (optional).


A Tensor of type uint8.