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Questions tagged [tiff]

The TIFF (acronym for Tagged Image File Format) is a raster file format (also called bitmap) to digital images created by Aldus for use with PostScript printing process.

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How do I convert PDF 2 MTIFF in command line on Mac?

I need to convert some multi-page PDFs in to multi-page TIFFs whithout quality loss. Any idea to do it in a batch on command line on Mac OS Mojave? I tried ImageMagick but seem to be buggy in current ...
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Different size when scanning depending on the method (USB, WiFi direct to Mac and PC)

I scanned a paper today using three different methods: USB inserted into the scanner (an HP Color LaserJet MFP M477fdw) WiFi direct to Image Capture on a Mac WiFi direct to Scan on Windows 10 The ...
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Tiff or JPG in PDF?

I have a bunch of scanned PDF (e.g. picturebased pdfs). When I run them through "pdf optimizers" online they frequently are reduced 70-80 % in size with hardly any noticeable difference in quality. I ...
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Opening a TIFF file on a specific page from the command line

I'm trying to open a TIFF file which directs toward a certain page upon opening instead of page 1. Running this command opens the TIFF file on page 1: cmd /c D:\mytiff.tiff Meanwhile, I can open a ...
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Convert TIFF to JPG using FFMPEG keeping same DPI

We are using FFMPEG in our java application and I am trying to convert a tiff file to jpg but the requirement is to keep the SAME DPI as it has in original tiff file. I am new to FFMPEG and tried ...
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How to Split a Multipage Tiff File on Macintosh?

I see a similar question here, but it in for Windows. How can I break out a page of a multipage tiff file on Mac OS X Sierra? I've got Photoshop CS6 and Illustrator CS6 and Acrobat Pro DC, but none ...
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Batch convert multi page TIFFs to multi page or individual page PDFs on MAC

I have hundreds of Multi page TIFFs that I need to turn into individual image JPG files (file names not important). Some had already been converted into multi page PDFs and I found a solution using ...
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Is TIFF with JPEG compression lossy?

Preview on the Mac can save a file to TIFF, but with JPEG compression: Is this lossy? I'm confused because TIFF is usually lossless, but JPEG is lossy. Maybe it is lossy, since the file size is 4MB ...
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How can I convert a multipage tiff to a lossless movie on the command line?

ffmpeg can convert sequences of images to movies and is capable of producing lossless output. Is it possible to directly produce a movie from a multi-page tiff file? If I try one of my multipage tiffs ...
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How to convert “SWOP (Coated), 20%)” CMYK TIFF to sRGB PNG and ditto CMYK JPG to sRGB JPG?

I have a TIFF image and a JPG image. http://regex.info/exif.cgi says that they both use a CMYK color space labelled as "SWOP (Coated), 20%". How do I accurately and losslessly convert the TIFF image ...
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Windows 7 replaced my image with its cached thumbnail of that image… can I recover it?

So frustrating. I have a huge 700MB tiff file. I edited it for an hour. I saved my edits and closed it. Windows showed the older version of the image in its thumbnail. I googled for a fix. Someone ...
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TIFF to TEXT, or index TIFF files based on text content

I have a couple thousand Tiff files, each one is a multi-page text document. I would like to be able to search the content of these files and organize/index them based on certain information, such as ...
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How do I convert a JPEG file into a black and white (1-bit) monochrome TIFF in Ubuntu?

JPEG is a scan of a text document so not much to loose in terms of colour/tones. convert foo.jpg -flatten -monochrome bar.tif gives convert: BitsPerSample 1 not allowed for JPEG. 'JPEGSetupEncode' ...
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How to clean cut a region from Tiff image?

I have a big Tiff image where I would like to cut a region. I can use Debian Linux 8.1 and OSX 10.8.5 at the moment. How can you clean cut a small region of the full Tiff image?
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How can I stitch two 1920x2160 TIFF files, side by side

Right now I have two sets of 1920 x 2160 sequential TIFF files about 20,000 files each. And I want to stitch these sequential files to make a 3840 x 2160 TIFF file from these. Is there any way using ...
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How to find (or sort into sub-folder) multiple TIFF images with layers and/or transparency?

I have a folder with many TIFF files which I need to convert to JPEG. However some of the files have layers and/or transparency and these I don't want to convert. So how can I move these TIFF files ...
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How to convert TIFF to PDF using Ghostscript

How can I convert TIFF to PDF using Ghostscript? I tried to use the code below but it not working: Snippet $input_file_tif='test.pdf'; $input_file_orig_name='1234.tiff'; $gs_command = "gs -q -...
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Export MS-Word drawings to TIFF and EPS

I have some drawings in my docx file. These drawing were accomplished by use of MS Word 2010 win and 2011 mac drawing features. I am now required to export them separately in TIFF and EPS format. I ...
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Scanning old papers in TIFF format. Is scanning at 48-bit color worth it?

I am currently scanning old papers with some notes on them using an Epson V370 scanner. I want the output files to be TIFFs, however I am not sure which bit depth to choose. One of the papers has ...
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Is TIFF a good file format to scan my old photos in? [closed]

I'm scanning in my old paper photos from the 80s and 90s. From this answer I know I should use 600dpi. But the scanning office is also asking me if I want JPEG of TIFF. I know JPEG is lossy, so I ...
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Convert from avi to uncompressed tiff using ffmpeg

In Use ffmpeg for JPEG to TIFF conversion there is an answer how to convert to TIFF. So, I followed that process written on that answer: ffmpeg -i input.avi -pix_fmt rgb24 output.tiff ...
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Multipage TIFF — How do I remove “Subfiletype” exif tag?

I'm having some trouble with the "Subfiletype" tag in a multipage PDF. I'd like to remove the "Subfiletype" tag entirely, and make the PageNumber tag count like so: 0,1 . . 1,2 . . 2,3 instead of 0,...
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Can TIFF images store embedded thumbnails in them like JPEG (JPG) files can?

Can TIFF images store embedded thumbnails in them like JPEG (JPG) files can? I noticed that in XNview, when you save a TIFF image there is an option to set the JPEG quality (of the TIFF image). ...
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Use ffmpeg for JPEG to TIFF conversion

I would like to use Tesseract OCR with a video. With ffmpeg I can export some (.jpeg) images from a video. Can I convert a .jpeg into a valid .tiff or export directly .tiff images from the video with ...
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Bulk resize / compress TIFF files [closed]

We support and host an EMR for several medical practices; these practices scan images into this software stored as flat files (TIFF mostly). Due to poor user training (people scanning text pages as ...
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Adobe photoshop “not enough ram” message opening a 60 MB TIFF file

I am working with Windows 7 x64 on a full HD monitor, Intel i5-2500K and 8 GB RAM, currently available 5,5GB. I tried to extend photoshop's memory usage and scratch disk settings as following: But as ...
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Creating and splitting large multipage TIFF images

I need to both create and split multipage TIFF images, ranging from 2 to almost 100 pages (A4, 300 dpi, 2500×3500 px). The job is performed periodically by a script on an x64 Linux server. Currently I'...
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ffmpeg hue shift in tiff output

I'm using these commands to generate tiff and jpeg output from the same input mpeg2 file ffmpeg -ss 14 -i '../test/test-in.mpg' -q:v 3 -vframes 1 -aspect 4:3 -vf "crop=22/23*in_w:22/23*in_h,...
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How do I stop GIMP flattening layers when exporting TIFF file

I have some psd files with layers that I would like to process in paint dot net. However, that program won't read .psd files. I do have GIMP, which I really hate using because of its idiosyncratic ...
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a script that multithreads using bash/batch and nconvert

i have over 500 (50MB) .tif files and i want to convert them to .png i have tried nconvert and find it working, but there is no multithreading, is there a simple way of doing it in a bash or batch ...
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Batch Printing TIFF Files in Windows

I am trying to batch print .TIFF files efficiently. I have found that I can drag files from windows into the print job queue window and it will print them right from there. With PDF's of varying ...
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How to install Google WEBP on Mac OSX Mavericks via Macports

I run Mac OS 10.9.1 (Mavericks) and I would like to install Google's webp extension: sudo port install webp I also did a selfupdate before and an autoupdate for outdated libraries. However, when it ...
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Convert TIF to PDF [closed]

I want to convert a TIF file into a PDF. When I search online, all I see is TIFF to PDF converters. I've tried following instructions from sites assuming that if a converter supports TIFF, it will ...
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How to concatenate multi multipage tiff files?

I am trying to concatenate multiple multi-page tiff files. Not merge them into one single tiff but joining all the files so that each starts with x'49 49 2A 00 .
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Software to edit TIFF files [duplicate]

We're looking for a relatively simple program for Win 7 to open and edit multi-page TIFF files. It doesn't need Photoshop's level of features. Just being able to delete a page from the TIFF is ...
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ghostscript: rasterize for fax (tiff/g3)

I need a suitable command to convert pdf to tiff/g3 for use with hylafax/c2faxsend. The PDF is produced from a libreoffice plugin, but has relatively small fonts embedded. My current command is ...
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How to batch-convert JPG files to uncompressed TIFF

I need to collect 1000 uncompressed TIFF files. I have a large set of JPG images, so I decided to convert them to TIFF format. The loss in quality is ok in this case for me. I used the following ...
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View a powerpoint created on a Mac with TIFF images on Windows

I have a few powerpoint lectures that contain TIFF files that cannot be displayed on Windows. The images are blank except for the words "Quicktime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to ...
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How do I disable thumbnails for TIF files only?

The TIFF bug has been around for years: The system freezes for minutes when going near large (above 700 MB - 1 GB) TIFF files with layers and compression. Microsoft doesn't seem to be able to fix this ...
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Convert Multi-Page PDF to Single JPEG or TIFF File on Mac

I am trying to submit a paper to an academic journal. My file is in PDF form. Unfortunately, the journal only accepts papers as JPEGs or TIFFs. I can turn a single page into a JPEG using preview. ...
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Does GIMP or Paint.NET support 16-bit depth images?

I'm looking for some free editor for Windows that I can use to adjust levels and curves on 16-bit TIF files. Do GIMP and/or Paint.NET support 16-bit depth? What are my options?
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Disable quicktime tiff support

I want to stop Quicktime from handling TIFF files without uninstalling Quicktime or disabling the plugin. I have Cannon iR3045 scanner/fax/printer/copier. When you scan documents, they are available ...
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TIFF viewer plugin for Chrome

Is there a TIFF viewer extension for Chrome, I found AlternaTIFF, but cannot make it work in chrome. I am trying to view images on the USPTO.gov website. Tried suggestions here also, no luck
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How can I save all images inside in a .docx to TIFF format?

How can I save all images inside in a .docx to TIFF format? We intend to submit an article with the requirement that all its figures are shipped separately in TIFF format.
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Faxing PDF in Windows 7 messes up fonts

I have to program a Windows service to send PDF documents generated by MS Access (I know, it's wrong but it's legacy and it works for now) via Winfax (modem). During testing I found that the automatic ...
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Export Specific Page of a PDF to TIFF

I have a lot of PDFs that I need to convert a single page from to a TIFF. Acrobat would let me batch this for ALL pages but that would take too much space. Is there a way to do this?
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Converting Word document to TIFF?

I have a CentOS 5.6 box and was wondering if there are any tools for Linux that can convert a Microsoft Word document to a TIFF file?
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What program can open TIFF G4 fax file?

I have an old Panasonic fax connected to an old 'fax server'. The fax system produces .tiff files that I just can't open using many viewer; they would simply show a page filled with horizontal lines. ...
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Multiple screen shots in one tiff file

I need to take multiple screen shots and have them in one tiff file. Is this possible, can anyone help me?
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how to get the file header size of tiff image

how to get the file header size of tiff image? I need this value for data processing.