TIFF Image Options Dialog Box

Provides options for saving a rendering to a TIF file format.

Several options are available for creating monochrome, grayscale, and color renderings in the TIF file format.

List of Options

The following options are displayed.



Creates a 2-bit black and white image.

8 Bits (256 Grayscale)

Creates an 8-bit grayscale image using 256 shades of gray.

8 Bits (256 Colors)

Renders a smaller, 8-bit color image from a palette of 256 colors.

24 Bits (16.7 Million Colors)

Creates a 24 bit color image that uses a 16.7 million color palette.

32 Bits (24 Bits + Alpha)

Creates a 24 bit color image that includes an 8 bit alpha channel. Alpha is a type of data, found in 32-bit image files, that assigns transparency to the pixels in the image.


Applies lossless compression to the file.

Dots Per Inch

Sets the dots per inch (dpi) for the saved image. This setting does not change the resolution of the final image, but can affect the way it prints in documents.