Instructions for creation of JPEG2000 under Adobe Photoshop CS

1. Launch Adobe Photoshop CS
2. Open the TIFF image you with to compress into a JPEG2000.
3. Select ‘Save As…’ from the ‘File’ Menu
4. Under format, change format to JPEG2000.
5. The default extension for JPEG2000 format in Adobe is ‘.jpf’.
This should be changed to ‘.jp2’.
5. Click ‘Save’. This will bring up the JPEG2000 window.
6. Confirm the following settings:

  • Include Metadata should be checked.
  • Include Color Settings should be checked
  • JP2 Compatible should be checked and greyed out.
  • Quality should be set to the standard (10% to 15%).

7. Click on Advanced Options to confirm additional settings:

  • XMP should be unchecked unless data is being saved with the FileInfo feature of Photoshop
  • EXIF should be checked
  • Wavelet Filter should be Float
  • Tile Size should be set to 1024 x 1024.
  • ICC Profile should be included.

8. Once all settings are confirmed, click OK on the JPEG2000 window to create the file.

NOTE: It is recommended that this process be automated by creating an Action and running a batch
against a folder or collection of folders, or by using an application which employs scripting.