How To Open TIF files


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It is easy to open a TIF file with Free File Opener. Just follow these steps:

  • STEP 1
    Download Free File Opener
  • STEP 2
    Click the Open button
  • STEP 3
    Select your file and click OK

That's it, you have opened your TIF file with Free File Opener!

What is a tif file?

TIF image files can store both raster and vector images, as well as multiple layers and pages. TIF files may contain high-quality graphics that support color depths from 1 to 24-bit. Recently, JPEG has eclipsed TIF in universal popularity because of its small file size and Internet compatibility.  PNG is another popular image file format.

TIF files can be saved in an uncompressed (lossless) format or may incorporate JPEG (lossy) compression. They may also use LZW lossless compression, which reduces the TIF file size, but does not reduce the quality of the image.

TIF files were designed in the 1980s to be a standard image format for saving high-quality color images on multiple computer platforms. However, since the original TIF format was introduced, various developers have made small improvements so there are now around 50 variations of the TIF format. Luckily, Free File Opener can open any and all of the TIF file variations.

Open tif files with Free File Opener

If you have received a file with a tif file extension and need to open or view the file, Free File Opener can help. With Free File Opener, you have a free file viewer that allows you to open all document files quickly and easily. You can also open and view over 200 other types of files including spreadsheets, pictures, movies and music files. The best part about Free File Opener is that it is a Free download!