Yiigo Document Imaging SDK provides flexible viewing, processing, annotation and conversion solutions for Tiff format, a computer file format for storing images, including photographs and line art. You may start your TIFF viewing, processing and conversion with Yiigo.Image for .NET .
What is TIFF?
TIFF, originally called Tagged Image File Format, is a computer file format for storing images, including photographs, line art among graphic artists, the publishing industry, and both amateur and professional photographers in general.
Developed by Aldus Corporation in 1986, TIFF was originally created as an attempt to get desktop scanner vendors of the mid-1980s to agree on a common scanned image file format, rather than have each company promote its own proprietary format. As the technology grew, TIFF developers started to update TIFF formats to accommodate grayscale images and color images. And Now, TIFF is one of the most popular formats for high color-depth images, along with JPEG and PNG.
In most situations, user may choose TIFF as their first choice, for its compatible for Capable of describing bi-level, grayscale, palette-color, and full-color image data in several color spaces and large storage than other image file formats. Beside, data compression can also applied to TIFF files, such as CCITT Group 3 1-Dimensional Modified Huffman RLE, PackBits compression, CCITT T.4 bi-level encoding, CCITT T.6 bi-level encoding, LZW Compression scheme and JPEG-based compression.
TIFF Using Fields
TIFF format is supported widely in industry image processing applications, such as Photoshop (Adobe), GIMP (Jasc), PhotoImpact and Paint Shop Pro (Ulead) and Desktop publishing & Page Layout applications, like QuarkXPress and Adobe InDesign. Other applications, like scanning, faxing, word processing, OCR and more applications are also support TIFF format.
Yiigo Document Imaging SDK for TIFF:
Yiigo.Image for .NET: viewing, processing, annotation and conversion solutions for Tiff format in .NET Web and Windows applications.
Yiigo.Image for Java: viewing, processing, annotation and conversion solutions for Tiff format in Java web applications.
Additional Resources for TIFF Viewing and Conversion
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