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Questions tagged [tiff]

Questions about `tiff`, Tagged Image File Format, a lossless bitmap image file format supporting advanced features like layers.

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Saving As Tiff or PDF/X For Large Format Printer (Illustrator)

I'm trying to figure out if there is a proper way to save Print files. I ran into a transparency problem while saving PDF's from Illustrator (into ONYX), I found saving as both a TIFF and a PDF/X-1 &...
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Reducing size of TIFF file without losing quality

I have four TIFF images each ~20Mb (around 75000px by 45000 px). I want to import all four in Illustrator, color them in CMYK (weird that Illustrator shows they are around 800px by 500px) then press ...
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Maintaining pixel size when saving tiffs

I have a tiff with a pixel/cell size of (x,y) 0.6,0.6 (it's a satellite image at 0.6m resolution). When I save this in photoshop, the pixel/cell size changes? Initial Cell size (x,y) = (0.6, 0.6) ...
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is Photoshop PDF any worse/better/different than one created in ID?

I am designing a 4x6 postcard. It consists of 2 blocks of text (headline and descriptor line) on top of a photo that takes up the entire background. It will be printed by a professional digital ...
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Can a jpeg contain tiff image data?

My graphic designer sent me a file and went on vacation! I think the file may contain what I need, but I don't know how to access it. The file has a jpeg extension and it appears to be only 150 x 83 ...
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Layered .tif vs .psd file

Is there any sensible reason to use layered .tifs as work files instead of .psd? I recieved a layered .tif file from other agency designer and was baffled as why would someone use it as a format for ...
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Illustrator CC changing color of half my file on PDF export [closed]

Using Illustrator CC, we save all our CMYK illustration files in PDF format. I just encountered a file where the copied half of the file (the design just copied over to the second half of the paper) ...
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Where to get images for large format prints?

I always look to change my wallscape in my office. We have a printer that can print large format but i never can find an image that can scale to 13 ft. wide proportionately without loosing clarity. ...
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Saving a CMYK PSD as TIFF, should I save with “Embed color profile US web coated (swop)”?

I have to send a file for print (not on the web) and I have a CMYK PSD that I must convert to a TIFF. When I save as TIFF, should I check "Embed color profile US web coated (swop)"
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Saving Working Files as PSD or TIFF?

I was reading a few articles about how people saved their working files and it got me thinking about my own method. I used to save everything as a PSD, but recently I have started saving my working ...
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Can I crop an image using settings from another image in Photoshop camera raw?

I have about 16,000 tiff images with size of each file is about 250MB, cropping them using camera raw would take forever because of the size. The crop is not the same for all images. I'm thinking of ...
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Is converting tiff (CMYK) to png (RGB) and back again lossless?

I need to convert a bunch of tiff (CMYK) images to png (RGB) to process them through a certain program, and then convert them back to tiff (CMYK) again. As far as I know, both formats are lossless. ...
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Convert PDF to tiff file with transparency

Is there a way to automate opening a PDF in photoshop at 2600dpi and convert to RGB then downsize the file to 360dpi. (I have to open the files at a higher resolution for gradations to look correct ...
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How to make Photoshop CS6 open 32-bit depth file?

I have PS CS6 installed and a couple of 32 floating point TIFFs I'd like to process. The problem is, though on that on a basic search on Google I've seen 32 bit is supported, I keep getting the error: ...
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Remove alpha channel from exported .tiff using GIMP

I am using a program that requires a .tiff input with 8 bits (grayscale) and the 1 sample per pixel characteristic. I scale the layer down in GIMP, keep the canvas the same size, choose grayscale, and ...
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Printing with cmyk and greyscale same document

I have a book being professionally printed which has cmyk images and black and white images (illustrations) which are saved as 20% dot gain tiffs. Would there be any problems printing this from the ...
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A book complied of photographs, supplied as tiffs, but would pdfs be better?

I'm design a book complied of photographs, supplied as tiffs, but would pdfs be better? I've used tiff in full Colour print magazines before but it has been suggested I use them as PDFs. Is this ...
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Make the same grayscale image appear in different colours in InDesign

I have seen an old InDesign file link to the same tiff image but have it in different colours just by applying those colours on the object's frame within InDesign. The tiff file itself was a 8-bit ...
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How to reduce a PDF with 80 TIFFs file size?

I have an InDesign document of about 80 pages with roughly around 80 high resolution TIFFs (one for each page). The average size of each TIFF is around 15MB. When I export it, the PDF's file size is ...
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New to Photoshop need help saving PSD file as TIFF file [closed]

I've just created my first photoshop image however as I was saving it, photoshop said that layers will make the file size bigger. I don't want this to happen so any help will be appreciated! Thanks!
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Extremely large tiff file editing for aerial photography

I am trying to do some touch up work on an extremely large .tiff file. The file is roughly 80GB(It is an aerial photo). The software I normally use for viewing such a large file is ArcMap(unrelated ...
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Does changing pixels to higher in RAW file and saving to TIFF, makes it better for print?

I need to prepare A2 file for print, that consists mainly from pictures, that are shot with Canon EOS 40D and is in 10,1MP quality. When placing picture on A2 file, it shows that effective PPI are 202 ...
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What is the easiest way to reduce the file size of a TIFF without losing too much of the image's quality?

I have a few high res TIFF files I'd like to reduce in size as they are currently around 20 MB, but need to get them down to no more than 10 MB so I can upload them to a website. Is there a way I can ...
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Exported TIFF files inconsistent color from CorelDRAW versions

When I export a TIFF file from CorelDRAW X7 the result in CorelDRAW is different when I export from CorelDRAW X4. Why does this happen? What can I do about it?
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Corel draw exporting tiff

I have a corel draw file that im trying to export to TIFF with 150 dpi, but the TIFF files doesnt stay with the size I want. the size after the exporting changes.
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What should I have in mind when preparing files for print in InDesign?

The title makes it pretty clear but maybe I'm not the only one who's curious and wonders about things. I'm currently designing a brochure in InDesign. I've made the background layout in Photoshop and ...
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File Dimension Problems - Saving as JPEG and TIFF vs PDF

I have just submitted my first design to a print shop; an advert for a magazine measuring 3.333" x 4.583" at 300 dpi. This was a simple design created in Photoshop, layering a logo over an image. When ...
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Flattened PSD documents

When working on several Photoshop PSD documents that have the same document dimensions (size and resolution) in the same RGB colour space, why do they end up with different file sizes when flattened ...
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How to resize tiff file for print

I have a question for you about resizing tif image for print. We are creating a 6x10 inches Indesign brochure right now. I have this 63M, 3840x5760 px, 300 resolution tif image will be whole spread ...
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What are lossless image formats?

What are lossless image formats?