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From JISC Standards Catalogue
- Image Standards
- The TIFF standard is a de facto standard for high colour depth graphics. Originally created by Aldus company for use with PostScript printing, TIFF is a popular format for images, along with JPEG and PNG. Adobe Systems now controls the TIFF specification. It is not an appropriate format for use on Web sites.
- TIFF 6.0 (1992) is the latest version.
- TIFF is a mature, well-supported standard.
- Risk Assessment
- Although TIFF is a proprietary format is a widely accepted de facto standard.
- Take-up Elsewhere
- Further Information
- Tagged Image File Format, Adobe, <http://partners.adobe.com/public/developer/tiff>
- TIFF Specification, revision 6.0, (PDF format) Adobe, 1992, <http://partners.adobe.com/public/developer/en/tiff/TIFF6.pdf>
- TIFF, Revision 6.0, Sustainability of Digital Formats. Planning for Library of Congress Collections, <http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/formats/fdd/fdd000022.shtml>
- Tagged Image File Format version 6], PRONOM, <http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/PRONOM/Format/proFormatSearch.asp?status=detailReport&id=612>
- Tagged Image File Format, Wikipedia, <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiff>
- Brian Kelly, UKOLN
- Nigel Goldsmith
- Date Created
- 29 June 2005. Updated 11 October 2006.