File Extension Database

Open TIFF File

TIFF file contains an image in image file interchange format used in both print and digital cameras. While TIF is short for Tagged Image File, it is written as a shorter variant of the Tagged Image File Format (TIFF), but there are no differences between two formats.

TIFF files provide true color reproduction in print with a color depth of up to 32 bits per channel, supporting cyan, magenta, and yellow color grades. This level of detail makes TIFF files quite large to handle. TIFF files are ideal for efficient encoding of RAW files.

Therefore, many digital cameras support the TIFF format for storing RAW images.

Since TIFF allows lossless storage of an image, it is particularly useful for post-processing with professional software.

However, TIFF files have a size limit set at 4 GB, which does not really represent a problem for the SLR processing of modern digital images, but making a point, in astronomical scientific applications or that require a zoom very entrenched, the TIFF hits its performance limit here.

To open and work with a TIFF file, you need to have at least one of the following programs installed

Typical TIFF application file locations:

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime\PictureViewer.exe "%1"
  • %SystemRoot%\System32\rundll32.exe "%ProgramFiles%\Windows Photo Gallery\PhotoViewer.dll"
  • C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Photo Viewer\PhotoViewer.dll", ImageView_Fullscreen %1
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\WLXPhotoGallery.exe /LaunchPhotoViewer /v "%1"

Typical TIFF mime types:

  • image/tiff
  • ImageView_Fullscreen %1

Frequently used application names to open TIFF files:

  • QuickTime
  • Windows Photo Gallery
  • Windows Photo Viewer
  • Windows Live

Frequently associated Windows objects:

  • QuickTime.tiff
  • TIFImage.Document
  • WindowsLive.PhotoGallery.tif.14.0

How Can I Open TIFF File on Windows

How Can I Open TIFF File on Mac OS

How Can I Open TIFF File on Android

If you downloaded a TIFF file on Android device you can open it by following steps below:

How to Open TIFF File on iPhone or iPad

To open TIFF File on iOS device follow steps below:

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