Best file format for scanned photos?

  SteevScotland 13:05 09 Feb 2003
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I am scanning some holiday photos. I plan to burn them on a CD. What would be the best file format to use? Size doesnt realy matter.


Cheers S

  -pops- 13:14 09 Feb 2003

TIFF is easy, readable on most machines and, being a non-lossy format, will not deteriorate on repeated copying (unlike JPG and some others). The files are big but if you can cope with that, go for it.

Brian

  anchor 13:18 09 Feb 2003

If size is not an issue, then as -pops- says, TIFF is the format of choice.

  SteevScotland 13:35 09 Feb 2003

So TIFF then.

Thanks Everyone!

Cheers S

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