Asked • 04/11/19

Is there a way to get smaller TIFF files?

I'm working with canon CR2 RAW files. My images usually have 30MB when I import into Lightroom, but when I bring into Photoshop for an adjustment and get back to Lightroom the TIFF file generated is huge. I'm shooting with a 750D, and I have a file with 28.3 MB, after generating the TIFF (single layer) the TIFF file has now 137MB. I usually put all of my Lightroom images and library in the cloud, but I think I'll run out of space pretty soon with files like this. Is there a way to get compressed or smaller TIFF files?

Paul L.

You could certainly use PSD files. TIFF are usually MUCH larger than any other format.


1 Expert Answer


Bob W. answered • 11/14/19

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