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Convert PNG to TIFF

You can convert PNG image to TIFF as well as to variety of other formats with free online converter.

Portable Network Graphics

File extension .png
File category images
Description PNG – is a scan-line graphic format developed as an alternative to GIF, which had a commercial license. It is based on the best features of the predecessor, including lossless compression and transparent background support. The PNG technology ensures the preservation of all stages of editing and the restoration of the step with the preservation of quality. However, it does not allow to save several pictures in one file at once, which limits its use in the development of animated images.
Technical details The PNG extension was proposed as a tool that helps to transfer and store images on the World Wide Web. The technology is limited to an 8-bit transparency channel, so you can adjust the colors from opaque to transparent. It supports 24-bit RGB colors, matching images and shades of gray. However, as a non-professional format, PNG can not display other color spaces. Most programs allow to open such files, they can also run in any browser. Images are different in small weight with good quality.
Programs Apple Preview
Microsoft Windows Photos
Adobe Photoshop CC
Corel Paint Shop Pro
Microsoft Windows Photo Gallery Viewer
Main program Microsoft Paint
Developer PNG Development Group (donated to W3C)
MIME type image/png

Tagged Image File Format

File extension .tiff
File category images
Description Tiff – is widely popular format for storing the color images of high quality with a great depth of color (including graphics and photos) on a wide variety of computer platforms. It can save images in shades of gray. It is created by specialists from Aidus, which later became a part of Adobe Systems. It is used to scan and recognize text files. The extension correctly interacts with most applications that provide graphics. Tiff-files are the main format of ОС NeXSTEP, where the scan-line images of this extension were borrowed from Mac OS.
Technical details Tiff-files can be stored in the formats of Intel or Motorola, which is determined by the first word - II and MM respectively. This is due to the peculiarities of these processors: Intel reads and writes numbers from right to left, Motorola in reverse order. The format is cross-platform and does not require specialized software. They are correctly displayed by popular graphic editors like Adobe Photoshop or CorelDRAW Graphics. Tiff-file can be presented in the form of tags that carry information about the image, or a single file executed using the LZW compression algorithm. Each named Tiff data area begins with the image header pointing to the image file in the directory storing the submitted images and information about them.
Programs Microsoft Windows Photos (Windows)
Microsoft Windows Photo Viewer (Windows)
Apple Preview (Mac)
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite (Windows)
Adobe Photoshop (Windows & Mac)
Adobe Photoshop Elements (Windows & Mac)
Adobe Illustrator (Windows & Mac)
ACD Systems ACDSee (Windows)
MacPhun ColorStrokes (Mac)
Nuance PaperPort (Windows)
Nuance OmniPage Ultimate (Windows)
Roxio Toast (Mac)
Developer Aldus, Adobe Systems
MIME type image/tiff
image/x-tga