Implementation Date : 2005.12.01
Revision Date : 2012.08.01
Review Date : 2009.06
Next Review : 2012.06
- identification: Yes
- validation: Yes. See the validation scheme for TIFF 6.0 images.
- characterization: Yes. See the characterization scheme for TIFF 6.0 images.
- migration: No
- normalization: No
TIFF exhibits the following significant properties (note 1). They are the significant properties which the FDA intends to preserve when adopting migration policy in the future.
- content: Image width and image height.
- context: Creating application information.
- behavior: N/A
- structure: If a TIFF file contains multiple images, the sequence of the images in the TIFF file will be preserved.
- appearance: X sampling frequency, Y sampling frequency, samples per pixel, bits per sample and extra samples.
Long-term Preservation Strategy
Long-term Preservation Strategy for the original
See the long-term preservation strategy for TIFF 5.0 and TIFF 6.0.
1. InSPECT Project Document, “Significant Properties Testing Report: Raster Images”, March 15, 2009