The G3 format is used to compress image files in TIFF format when sending faxes. The compression algorithm allows for the use of a standard 10-times compression, which can be increased. It is used to remove excess image data, which makes it possible to reduce the size of the image and speed up delivery.
This format is applied in universal vector graphics in Windows applications. It’s used to store collections of graphical drawings. It stores data in the RGB range, not supporting the CMYK system. It can be used as the graphics language for a printer driver. It has a 16-bit structure.