image/tiff

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.


Used in file types
  • .tif
  • .tiff
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This type isn't known to appear as any other mime types

Further reading
  1. Let's Solve the File Format Problem!