This page contains information on the TIFF file extension (Tagged Image File Format), a popular video file format

TIFF TIFF (Image)

File extension .tiff
Category Image File
Description Tiff was originally created by a company called Aldus, and is now owned by Adobe systems, it is a file format for storing images, including line art and photographs. It was created due to the popularity of scanners and was thought-up to become the standard scanned image file format. It is a popular format for high-colour-depth images and it has also been adapted to accommodate greyscale images.
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Technical Details A TIFF file is made up of many different blocks which define the palette data or the LZW-compressed body among other things. The byte order is either Motorola or Intel depending on the first word. if it is MM, then you have Motorola byte ordering and likewise if it is II it means you have Intel byte ordering. Each TIFF file begins with an image file header which then points to an image file directory which contains the image data and image information.
Associated programs
  • CyberLink PowerDVD
  • Windows Media Player
  • VideoLAN VLC Media Player
  • InterVideo WinDVD
Developed by Aldus, Adobe Systems
MIME type
  • image/tiff
  • image/x-tga
Useful links

TIFF Convert TIFF file

Using Zamzar it is possible to convert TIFF files to a variety of other formats

  • tiff to bmp (Windows bitmap)
  • tiff to doc (Microsoft Word Document)
  • tiff to docx (Microsoft Word 2007 Document)
  • tiff to gif (Compuserve graphics interchange)
  • tiff to ico (Windows Icon)
  • tiff to jpg (JPEG compliant image)
  • tiff to pcx (Paintbrush Bitmap Image)
  • tiff to pdf (Portable Document Format)
  • tiff to png (Portable Network Graphic)
  • tiff to tga (Truevision Targa Graphic)
  • tiff to thumbnail (Thumbnail image)
  • tiff to wbmp (Wireless Bitmap File Format)
  • tiff to webp (Lossily compressed image file)
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