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The card printer asks that all images be at 300dpi, the industry standard for printing. Well, it's not an industry standard as much as a typical rule of thumb for printing photos at actual size. 300dpi is a decent print quality for that. But it's a really low resolution for flat line art or type--so it really depends on the type of art you're working ...


Cover photo is 851px x 315px Profile photo is recommended to be uploaded at 180 px x 180 px but is displayed at 160px x 160px It's all of course 72ppi since its online usage. A handy page for this is: https://www.facebook.com/CoverPhotoSize The official facebook page with much of this information and more is: ...


The resolution is 72ppi, as any normal image prepared for the web (ignoring retina display screens). That being said, if you look through Facebook's recommendations, you'll see that the basics are the following: Image in PNG format sRGB colour profile Image should be less than 99Kb I did this for the covers for my Facebook pages with excellent results.


Very easy solution! First open your file in Photoshop and under Image Size, uncheck resample image. Beside resolution field, put in 300. Hit, OK. The file will resize itself to a smaller measurement but it will be 300 dpi. (Same pixel size, just smaller in inches.) Save it as a jpg. Now, open Illustrator. Go up to File, down to place, and place your new ...


There's no magic trick to transform a low resolution photo to a high res image without losing sharpness. If you're willing to let your photo have a more stylized look there are some options. There are some solutions using Photoshop but since you're in Illustrator I would look into the Image Trace function. I did a quick test by opening up your image in ...


We recently did a comparison of major file optimization apps - https://www.oss-usa.com/blog/faster-sites-are-way-better-slower-sites While Photoshop can do file optimization, it is not the ideal tool to get it done - there are specific add ons and free services that can get the job done even better.


Interestingly, you could create a design with 72dpi and when done, flatten all layers, then rasterise. This reduces the image 60% more. I found this solution from self discovery, it works.

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