• Welcome to the Lightroom Queen Forums! We're a friendly bunch, so please feel free to register and join in the conversation. If you're not familiar with forums, you'll find step by step instructions on how to post your first thread under Help at the bottom of the page. You're also welcome to download our free Lightroom Quick Start eBooks and explore our other FAQ resources.
  • The December 2019 Lightroom updates are now available. Lightroom Classic is just bug fixes and new cameras in this release, but it fixes a whole load of macOS Catalina issues.
    Lightroom (cloud-based service) has export options and direct import on iOS and the ability to contribute photos to someone else's account from the desktop/mobile apps.
    The Missing FAQ and Edit Like a Pro eBooks are already updated for the changes.
  • Stop struggling with Lightroom! There's no need to spend hours hunting for the answers to your Lightroom 6 questions. All the information you need is in Adobe Lightroom 6 - The Missing FAQ!

    To help you get started, there's a series of easy tutorials to guide you through a simple workflow. As you grow in confidence, the book switches to a conversational FAQ format, so you can quickly find answers to advanced questions. When you upgrade to subscription, there's also a Lightroom Classic version available.

Tif files do not import into Lightroom 6.7 (Windows 10 latest)

ncaton

New Member
Joined
Feb 2, 2019
Messages
1
Lightroom Experience
Intermediate
Lightroom Version
6.x
Lightroom Version
6.7
Operating System
Windows 10
I have some tif files that are mostly scanned documents obtained from online databases. These do not import into Lightroom. I have tried opening and saving with Irfanview (compression turned off) to see if that would change the results. It did not. The error message is "The files appear to be unsupported or damaged." However, they can all be opened with Irfanview.

Tifs that I scanned myself on Epson 850 for the most part are being imported. I say for the most part because of 3800 possible tif files in the photos folders, there are 3725 tif files when you filter for tifs. Not sure what the missing ones are, but are likely just in need of a synch.

I've tried to attach tifs that it cannot import (One was a scan of an old newspaper and the other of an early 19th C doc. I can open both in irfanview, but your site says "The uploaded file was not an image as expected." One was 3mg, and the other a mere 16k.
 
Top