CCITT Group 4

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Name CCITT Group 4
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LoCFDD fdd000136
PRONOM x-cmp/15
CCITT Group 4 is a widely-used lossless compression algorithm for bitonal images. It is also known as T6, T.6, Fax4, G4, Group 4, or ITU-T Fax Group 4. It is frequently used in TIFF images created by scanning bitonal images.

It uses Modified Modified READ (MMR) compression. MMR is probably another synonym for CCITT Group 4.

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In a TIFF file, compression type 4 is CCITT Group 4.

Other formats that can use CCITT Group 4 compression include PDF and SPIFF.

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