JHOVE TIFF-hul Module

1 Introduction

The TIFF-hul module recognizes and validates the TIFF (Tagged Image File Format) format [TIFF 6.0]. Several TIFF related links are available from the JHOVE Resources page.

The module is invoked by the:

jhove ... -m tiff-hul ...

command line option.

2 Coverage

The TIFF-hul module recognizes and validates the following public profiles:

3 Well-Formedness

The following criteria must be met by a TIFF object for JHOVE to consider it well-formed:

4 Validity

The following criteria must be met by a TIFF file for JHOVE to consider it valid:

5 Representation Information

The MIME type is reported as: image/tiff, except for the TIFF-FX profile, which is reported as: image/tiff-fx, and the Class F profile, which is reported as: image/ief.

In addition to the standard JHOVE representation information, all TIFF tags and their values are displayed.

By default numeric flag values are displayed using descriptive text labels and rational values are displayed as real decimals. To see the actual "raw" data values use the -r command line option.

Tag valueDefault display-r display
Compression = 4"CCITT Group 4" "4"
YCbCrCoefficient = 587/1000 "0.587" "587/1000"

Image technical properties are reported in terms of the NISO Z39.87 data dictionary.

5.1 Profiles

6 Additional Module Properties