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Importing 24-bit TIFFs to Lightroom Classic

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Am considering ordering bulk scans of old colour negatives for use in Lightroom. Service I am considering using offers 24-bit TIFFs but Adobe Help tells me that Lightroom will accept 8, 12 and 32 bit TIFFs. Does this mean that 24-bit TIFFs will not import ?
 
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Hi David, welcome to the forum! I suspect it'll work, or worst case scenario, you could run a Photoshop batch process to convert. For peace of mind, I might ask the company to supply a sample file of any old image just to be able to double check.
 
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I'm pretty sure that what they are calling 24-bit TIFFs are really 8-bit per colour channel, which Adobe would call 8-bit TIFFs. 3 colour channels times 8 bits per channel equals 24 bits.
 
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Yep, that was my suspicion too. I love it when we're on the same wavelength!
 
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