TIFF is a computer file format used for storing very large, high-quality images. The TIFF format specifies the number of tags used to store information about an image as well as allowing users to define their own tags. TIFF images are available in black and white bi-level, grayscale, RGB as well as a palette or indexed images. In addition, TIFF file formats support images in YCbCr and CMYK formats as well as color depths ranging from 1 to 48 bits.

TIFF file format is highly used in graphic applications, image manipulation programs, 3-D image applications, optical recognition software, desktop publishing as well as scanning and software applications. Other versions such as GeoTIFF are used to store Geo-referenced raster images.

Images saved in TIFF are often very large, with a maximum size limit of 4GB, therefore creating the need to compress them during transmission or convert them to other file formats such as JPEG. Book2net Easy Scan Professional capture software supports TIFF file formats which can be easily identified by a.tiff or a.tif file extension.

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