TIFF File Format
TIFF, Tagged Image File Format, is a file format for storing raster and vector images, including high quality photographs and line art. The TIFF is developed by Aldus, now Adobe Systems on 2009. The filename extension is .tiff or .tif. TIFF file format is designed to be a standard image format for saving high-quality color images files on Windows and Mac platforms.
TIFF file format support high quality color depths, the maximum color depth is up to 32bit, which are often used in publishing and printing. You can compress image to TIFF with lossy and lossless. The TIFF format is widely supported by image-manipulation applications like Apple Preview, Adobe Photoshop CS6, Adobe Photoshop Elements 11, etc on Mac, and Microsoft Windows Photos, Windows Photo viewer, ACD Systems, ACDSee 15, and other image viewers on Windows.