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Summary

In our daily life, we use TIFF and PDF files in different scenarios. Sometimes, we should convert between these formats. In this essay, we will talk about how to convert TIFF to PDF with different tools.



Part 1: About TIFF & PDF
how to convert tiff to pdf
What is TIFF?
TIFF, published in the mid-1980s, is the standard file format for handling the high-quality color images. The file extension is “.tif”. Since it is the format for lossless compression, the file size will not be reduced. The high-quality TIFF images include tags, layers and pages. Besides, since it is well compatible with Photoshop and the other image processors, it is commonly used by image designers and photographers. If you want to share an image on the Internet, TIFF is not a suitable format for small files. But you can use this format when you are going to edit imges.
Advantages:
  • The image is not compressed.
  • The image is high-qualify.
  • The transparent background can be set within the TIFF image.
  • The image quality is sustained well before and after improvement.

Disadvantages:

  • The file size is large, so it does not fit the Internet.
  • The TIFF file formats use 32-bit offsets, which limits file size to around 4 GB.
  • It cannot be created or opened by the common desktop applications.

What is PDF?
PDF is the common file format for file and information exchange. A PDF file can contain text, font, image and the other kinds of information. Meanwhile, it prevents the content from being easily copied. That fits confidential files. The PDF files can be opened in the computer and mobile device.
Advantages:
  • It can be opened by any operating systems.
  • It supports many image compression algorithms and saves memory space.
  • Users can customize the security settings, such as adding password, disabling printing and editing.
  • It supports vector images.

Disadvantages:

  • Many PDF editors should be paid.
  • It is not convenient to modify and edit PDF files.

Differences between TIFF and PDF
TIFF is the image format while PDF is the document format. The followings are the other different aspects.
TIFFPDF
Able to editEasy to modify and updateEdit with the professional PDF editing software
Image type(s)Only raster imagesInclude raster images and vector imagees
Read in web browserCannot view in the brwoserSupport PDF
SecurityNot safeSafe
Attachment and hyperlinkCannot add attachment and hyperlinkAllow to add attachment and hyperlink
Part 2: How to Convert TIFF to PDF with Apps?
It is easy to convert TIFF to PDF. Here are some tools for you.

1. Renee PDF Aide

Renee PDF Aide can help users quickly convert one or more TIFF images to PDF files. This powerful software can process 80 pages per minutes. Many image formats, such as PNG, JPG, BMP, GIF and TIFF, are supported. What’s more, it offers many editing functions, with which users can optimize, repair and encrypt PDF files. The interface is very clear to use, too.
Supported systems: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/2000 (32-bit and 64 bit)
Renee PDF Aide - Powerful PDF Editing Tool

Easy to use Friendly to computer beginners

Multifunctional Encrypt/decrypt/split/merge/add watermark

Safe Protect PDF with AES256 algorithms

Quick Edit/convert dozens of PDF files in batch

Compatible Convert PDF to Excel/PowerPoint/Text, etc.

Easy Use with simple steps

Functional Encrypt/decrypt/split/merge/watermark

Safe Protect PDF with AES256 algorithms

Free TrialFree TrialNow 800 people have obtained the free version!
Steps:
① Download and install Renee PDF Aide. Open the software and get into [PDF Tools].
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② At the top menu, click on [Image→PDF] and then select [Merge into one PDF file] or [One image into one PDF file]. BMP, PNG, JPG, GIF and TIFF are supported.
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③ Click on [Add Files] to select one or more TIFF images. Then, select a folder to save the file and finally click on [Convert] to convert TIFF to PDF.
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convert tiff to pdf with renee pdf aide
TipsIf you want to convert PDF to TIFF, you can follow these steps to do with Renee PDF Aide.

2. Adobe Acrobat DC

Adobe Acrobat DC is the digital text software released by Adobe. Users can view, edit, manage and share PDF files. Besides, it can be used to convert the documents to PDF.
Steps:
① Install and open Adobe Acrobat DC. Select [Tools] – [Create PDF].
② Select [Single File]. Or, select [Multiple Files] – [Combine Files], [Create Multiple PDF Files] or [Create PDF Portfolio], and then click on [Next].
③ Next, add the TIFF image into the PDF file and adjust the image. Finally, click on [Merge] and save the PDF file.

3. TalkHelper PDF Converter

TalkHelper PDF Converter is the PDF converter applied on Windows. It can quickly convert TIFF to PDF in batch. The converted PDF files can be saved in a file or separated from each other. Importanly, it is very friendly to beginners.
Steps:
① Install and open TalkHelper PDF Converter. Then, select [Convert To PDF] – [IMAGE To PDF].
② Click on [Add File(s)] to select the TIFF image. Next, check the option [Combine To One PDF]. Finally, click on [Convert] to convert TIFF to PDF.
convert tiff to pdf with talkhelper pdf converter

4. Aplus TIFF to PDF Converter

Aplus TIFF to PDF Converter is an easy and quick converter. This tool can convert one or more TIFF images. Before converting the images, you can set the image size, the page margin and properties. It is noted that 2 files should be converted in the trail version.
Steps:
① Install and open the software. Add the TIFF image into the software.
② Set the conversion options and finally click on [Convert] to convert TIFF to PDF.
convert tiff to pdf with Aplus TIFF to PDF Converter

5. Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is the office software developed by Microsoft. This powerful software can be used to create and edit documents. In fact, it can be PDF converter. Windows and Mac OS support this software.
Steps:
① Open Microsoft Word. Copy and paste the TIFF image into Word. Then, adjust the size and position of the image.
② Select [File] – [Save as]. In the following window, select [PDF (*.pdf)] as the output format. Finally, select a folder to save the PDF file.

6. Photos on Windows

Photos is the built-in application on Windows. It can be used to open the raster images. Windows users can easily convert TIFF to PDF within this application.
Steps:
① Right click at the TIFF and select to open with Photos.
② Then, click at the print icon, or press the [Ctrl + P] to open the printing window.
③ Under the Printer option, select [Microsoft Print to PDF] and then click on [Print]. Finally, select a folder to save the PDF file.
Part 3: How to Convert TIFF to PDF Online?
In addition to the above applications, we can use the online tools to convert TIFF to PDF. You don’t need to install any software. But the online tools are easily affected by the network status.
Disadvantages of online converters:

  • The network connection should be stable during the conversion process.
  • Some online converters cannot convert files in batch. The files have to be uploaded one by one.
  • Compared with the conversion software, the online converters process files less quickly.
  • Some advertisements affect the conversion speed.

1. Zamzar

Zamzar is the online tool used to convert document, image, video and audio. Users can easily convert many formats in this website, without any software installed.
Link: https://www.zamzar.com/convert/tiff-to-pdf/
Steps:
① Get access to the website, and then click on [Add Files] to upload the TIFF image.
② Select PDF as the output format, and then click on [Convert Now] to convert TIFF to PDF. During the process, check the [Email when done] option to send the converted file to your email account, or click on [Download] to save the file in the computer.
convert tiff to pdf on zamzar

2. TIFF to PDF

TIFF to PDF is the specific tool used to convert TIFF to PDF. One or more TIFF images can be converted at a time. It has no limitation of the file size, no watermark and no need of account registration. 20 images can be converted at the most.
Link: https://tiff2pdf.com/
Steps:
① Get access to the website and click on [UPLOAD FILES] to upload the TIFF image. Then, the image will be automatically converted.
② Finally, download and save the converted PDF files.

3. ONLINE2pdf

ONLINE2pdf is the online converter that converts one or more TIFF images in batch. What’s more, it offers some editing functions. But the number of the uploaded files can not over 20 at a time. If you need to convert a number of files, this converter may not fit you.
Link: https://online2pdf.com/convert-tiff-to-pdf
Steps
① Go to the website and click on [Select files] to upload the TIFF file. It is noted that the file should not be over 100MB and 20 files be allowed to converted at the most.
② In the [convert to] option, select [PDF file (*.pdf)]. Finally, click on [Convert] to convert TIFF to PDF.
convert tiff to pdf on online2pdf

4. PDF Candy

PDF Candy is a popular online converter which can easily convert various formats. In addition to conversion between TIFF and PDF, you can convert JPG, Word and Excel to PDF in batch. Importantly, it is free from advertisement.
Link: https://pdfcandy.com/tiff-to-pdf.html
Steps:
① Go to PDF Candy and click on [Add file(s)] to upload the TIFF file. Or, drag and drop the image into the website. Besides, support to import the image from Google Drive and Dropbox.
② The image will be automatically converted to PDF. Finally, download and save the converted file.
Part 4: How to Convert PDF to TIFF?
How about converting PDF to TIFF? Sometimes, we need to send a file in the photo format, such as TIFF. At this situation, you can use Renee PDF Aide to convert the format. This software is easy, effective, quick and free. Users can convert PDF to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Image and Text. Besides, it is compatible with different Windows versions, such as Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP.
Renee PDF Aide - Powerful PDF Editing Tool

Easy to use Friendly to computer beginners

Multifunctional Encrypt/decrypt/split/merge/add watermark

Safe Protect PDF with AES256 algorithms

Quick Edit/convert dozens of PDF files in batch

Compatible Convert PDF to Excel/PowerPoint/Text, etc.

Easy Use with simple steps

Functional Encrypt/decrypt/split/merge/watermark

Safe Protect PDF with AES256 algorithms

Free TrialFree TrialNow 800 people have obtained the free version!
Steps:
① Download and install Renee PDF Aide. Open the software and select [Convert PDF].
select to convert pdf with renee pdf converter
② Select [Image] at the top menu. Then, select [TIFF] as the image format. Next, select an output folder.
convert pdf to tiff with renee pdf aide
③ Click on [Add Files] to select the PDF file and select the page that you want to convert.
④ Finally, click on [Convert] to convert PDF to TIFF.
convert pdf to tiff with renee pdf aide
TipsIn addition to the above functions, Renee PDF Aide offers the editing functions in the [PDF Tools] module. For example, you can merge PDF files into one, split pages, add watermark, rotate file position and encrypt/decrypt PDF files. Multiple files can be processed at a time.

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