Using loadImage with tiff

How do I load images that are .tiff format? loadImage() only works with ( .gif, .jpg, .tga, .png). I want to use tiff, not something else. Is there a different method, or a workaround? I saw loadImageIO() somewhere but it needs some Java to make that work.

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