Implementation Date : 2005.12.01
Revision Date : 2012.08.01
Review Date : 2012.08
Next Review : 2015.08
- 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 5.0 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 wil 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 6.0 images. TIFF 5.0 images will be treated in the archive as if they were TIFF 6.0 images because of their similarity.
1. InSPECT Project Document, “Significant Properties Testing Report: Raster Images”, March 15, 2009