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How to open .tif file extension?

File Type : Image file type
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .tif file extension?

.tif file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
TIF stands for Tagged Image File, also known as Tagged Image File Format (TIFF). The files with the .tif extension contain high-quality graphic images with many colors like digital photos, digital faxes and scanned documents. TIF files can be saved in an uncompressed format or can be converted the JPEG (lossy) file format, which compresses the size of the TIF file, but also reduces the quality of the image that the file contains. TIF files can also use LZW lossless compression which reduces the file size, and does not affect the quality of the image.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .tif files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 12
  • Corel PaintShop Pro X7
  • Microsoft Windows Photo Viewer
  • Microsoft Windows Photos
  • CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 13
  • Adobe Illustrator CC
  • ACD Systems ACDSee 17
  • ACD Systems Canvas 15
  • Nuance PaperPort 14
  • Nuance OmniPage Ultimate
  • Roxio Creator NXT Pro 3
  • Other image viewer
  • GIMP
  • Other image viewer
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 12
  • Other image viewer
  • Apple Preview
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 13
  • Adobe Illustrator CC
  • ACD Systems ACDSee 2
  • Roxio Toast 12
  • MacPhun ColorStrokes