This format is used as the color palette format for a variety of operating system image editors. It is used to store font templates in text and graphic editors. It allows you to change color intensity and transparency levels.
This format is used to compress TIFF images when sending them via fax machines. This format helps reduce the data transmission time. Group 3 eliminates redundant data during compression in order to reduce file size. The standard 10:1 compression ratio may be increased to the user's preferences, but it can lead to a significant loss of image quality.