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* http://people.sc.fsu.edu/~jburkardt/data/tif/tif.html
* http://people.sc.fsu.edu/~jburkardt/data/tif/tif.html
* https://github.com/openplanets/format-corpus/tree/master/tiff-examples
* https://github.com/openplanets/format-corpus/tree/master/tiff-examples
== See also ==
* [[LSM]] – A TIFF-based image format for Zeiss Light Speed Microscopes
== External links ==
== External links ==

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File Format
Extension(s) .tiff, .tif
MIME Type(s) image/tiff
PRONOM fmt/353

TIFF, formerly known as Tag(ged) Image File Format, is an image format capable of storing multiple high quality images in a single file.

A TIFF image may be uncompressed or use a compression scheme internally. Two of the most widely used compression schemes in TIFF files are lossless, including LZW and, for bitonal images CCITT Group 4, as used for facsimile transmission [fax]. JPEG baseline DCT-based lossy compression is also used.

Several subtypes and extensions of TIFF exist, including: TIFF/EP, TIFF/IT, DNG, GeoTIFF, and BigTIFF. Multi-image TIFFs may represent sequences of images (such as scanned pages of a document), image tiles, or different versions of the same image, for example Pyramid TIFFs that incorporate images at different resolutions (often tiled). Some software that can read and display a TIFF file may only open the primary image.



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See also

  • LSM – A TIFF-based image format for Zeiss Light Speed Microscopes

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