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John and Rob are right. Converting from JPEG to BMP,
then to TIFF won't do any more damage than converting
from JPEG to TIFF. If whoever took the photos had
saved them as PNG files, you would be much better off.
PNG format has the largest non-lossy compression of
any graphics format.
--- obair81 -at- comcast -dot- net wrote:
> Can anyone answer these basic graphics questions (or
> point me to a place where I can get answers)?
> - If one is given a jpeg from a photo shoot, if it
> is accidentally converted to a bmp instead of a
> tiff, can one open the bmp and save it as a tiff
> (assuming the jpeg is no longer available), and
> still get the various advantages offered by the tiff
> Thanks for any help.
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