From: Spehro Pefhany
Subject: Re: Graphics Quality...jpg, png, tiff
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Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2003 14:51:32 GMT
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On Fri, 10 Jan 2003 15:23:00 +0100, the renowned Thomas
>> The TIFF format is considered as a standard and can store all your data
>> up to 24bpp (maybe more in some variants, i'm not sure). The drawback is
>> that TIFF images are huge (really), since they are by default not
>TIFF is far too complicated to be a standard. It is actually a standard for
>containers ("tags"). And there are a few standard things that go in, but it is
>for example also possible to store vector drawings in a TIFF.
>But your reader program will probabbly just complain then 'no bitmap data found'.
Yes, TIFF is pretty much the standard in the advertising trade, but
they mean uncompressed CMYK bitmap TIFF files (and maybe some other
No offense, but it must a pretty lame page layout (word processing?)
program that *requires* BMP files. All the major ones (Quirk Xpress,
Pagemaker and Indy - and probably M$Publisher) *support* BMP, of
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