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Details of the .tiff file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .tiff file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .tiff file?
  • What program do I need to open a .tiff file?
  • How can the .tiff file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .tiff?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .tiff extension?
  • How can I convert .tiff files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .tiff?

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0 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) found in database

.tif file extension details

Tag Image File Format

Tag Image File Format .tif file icon
TIF file is a Tag Image File Format (TIFF) bitmap. TIFF (originally standing for Tagged Image File Format) is a file format for storing images, popular among graphic artists, the publishing industry.
Category: Graphic files
Mime-type: image/tiff
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
TIF aliases:
g4, tiff, tim
TIF related links:
TIF related extensions:
Art Image

AT&T Group 4 Bitmap Image

Windows Bitmap Image

CALS Compressed Bitmap

CorelDraw Drawing

Computer Graphics Metafile

Corel Photo-Paint Image

Windows Custom Cursor

Dr. Halo Bitmap Image

Desktop Color Separation Image

Other types of files may also use the .tiff file extension.

.tiff file converters

.tiff converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .tiff files to other formats:


For example, using the softwares above, a .tiff file can be converted into one of the following formats:

$s, 2bp, 2d, 3fr, 411, 4bt, 73i, 82i, 83i, 85i, 86i, 89i, 92i, a64, abs
.tiff file extension error

The .tiff file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

tif, tff, iff, riff, fiff

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Tag Image File Format
CompuServe Bitmap Image
Autodesk Maya Image File
EA Interchange File Format
IDOLON Tagged File Format Image
Resource Interchange File Format
Elekta Neuromag FIFF Data
Sun TAAC Image
open .tiff file

Can't open a .tiff file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .tiff file association, check the FAQ.

.tiff file extension

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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