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Batch graphic/image processing (convert SVG to PNG and change transparent to white) [duplicate]

I've got around 200 SVG graphics that have transparent backgrounds. I'm struggling to find a tool that would allow me to convert these into various sizes of PNG, with also the option to remove any ...
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Exporting Indesign to PDF to Powerpoint

Anyone know the best practice to export a Indesign file into Powerpoint? I have tried multiple plug in converters and am still finding the best way is to export to PDF, then PDF to Powerpoint. ...
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Resize before convert or convert before resize?

Is it better to resize an image before converting it from png to jpg, or to convert it before resizing it? Same for cropping instead of resizing (but I guess that cropping before or after makes no ...
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Inkscape does not export the layer's blend mode exclusion to PDF

I followed the instructions here to fill some objects (including text) with a negative of their background: If I export this as png everything is fine. However when exporting as PDF it just shows ...
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JPEG to Vector, can JPEG be converted to a vector [duplicate]

Can a JPEG file be converted to a vector? Thanks in advance
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How do I convert my .svg to a woff icon font?

I have tried all conversion websites and softwares but I cannot seem to get my .svg to convert to a .woff file (or any font file ex. eot .ttf ) so I can add it as an icon to my website. I know very ...
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Sketch mangling Illustrator vector file: how to fix?

I purchased the vector file above and when I open it in Illustrator, it looks just as expected. However, when I open it in Sketch, it looks completely different (see below). I get the same result if ...
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Convert .svg to multisize .ico in bulk

I have a lot of .svg icons that each need to be converted to an .ico file that contains multiple resolutions. The background needs to be transparent. These are the resolutions I need inside each .ico ...
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Compatible Photoshop format for GIMP

I am using GIMP on my Ubuntu, and need to open a file some one else made with Photoshop. What file format preserves the layers, colors and preferably the text/fonts when exporting from Photoshop and ...
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Batch converting EPS to BMP, PNG and SVG in one go

Does anyone know if there is a way to batch convert EPS files into BMP, PNG and SVG all in one go rather than doing in three different stages? I currently use a combination of Illustrator and ...
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Text dump to gif? [closed]

(sorry in advance, I have no idea where to put this) I'm part of a team working to figure out something in an ARG currently happening. The person running this ARG gave us a link to a pastebin that ...
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Avoiding PNG --> JPG image conversion for Twitter profile image

I've got a logo I'm attempting to use as a profile image for a Twitter account and unfortunately each time I upload my PNG file, it's clearly getting converted to JPG which is introducing compression ...
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What file format should I export in to allow my .ai files to be opened in CorelDraw?

My client's printer guy works in CorelDraw. I work in Illustrator. He needs to open the file in CorelDraw for printing. In what format should I export the files so he can open those in Corel with no ...
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GIMP - GAP Extract Videorange Only Gets First Frame

What I am trying to do: I am trying to use Gimp (2.8) to convert an mp4 video to a gif. What I've done & The Problem: I downloaded and installed GAP (I pasted the resources I used below). ...
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How to convert photoshop CC shapes to paths to be opened in illustrator

I'm trying to export some icons designed using shapes, effects, and masks to illustrator, but the problem is that the output is getting messed up. I believe this is happening because SVG only ...
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Convert SVG to image with multiple fonts

I have an SVG with a custom font defined in the defs section. When I load it up in Safari everything's fine. Unfortunately, when I try to convert it, with Python and ImageMagick for example, to a png ...
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Converting OFL licensed Fonts to WOFF

I would like to convert a font which uses the Open Font License to WOFF for use on a web site. My understanding is that this conversion probably contravenes the license. However, I have also read ...
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How can I save a graphics style from a pre-designed ai file [closed]

Hello I am new to graphics design. I have downloaded ai file. And now I want to save its neon light graphics style. how can I save it ? Is it possible to save ? If possible please help me how can I ...
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Make Illustrator Infographics Fully editable in PowerPoint

I create complex infographics in Illustrator that include both shape and text elements. From time to time my clients need a fully editable version that they can manipulate using only Microsoft office ...
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Illustrator (.ai) to Photoshop (.psd) conversion

I happen to have an Illustrator file which I want to convert to a psd. However my Problem is, that even though I have separate layers in Illustrator it wont let me choose to "write layers" so what ...
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Converting .png to .ico leaves black border

I'm trying to convert a .png (with transparant bg) to a .ico file to use as a favicon. Whenever I put it in any converter online (tried multiple) it leaves a black border around the object, which I ...
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How to convert Sketch format file into vector file for Illustrator?

I'm trying to open a Sketch format file in Illustrator but Illustrator doesn't support it... How can I convert it to a vector format that Illustrator supports? I only have Windows so cannot install ...
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Export Adobe Photoshop color table (.ACT) file as csv file

How do I export Adobe Photoshop color table (.ACT) files as csv files?
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Importing markdown content in InDesign?

Okay, I have a markdown file (.md) that has all my book's content. I want to style and arrange this content in InDesign. Then I want to export this styled content to a PDF for reading. The way I was ...
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Using images from print-ready PDF in Illustrator

I need to update a stand-up banner, which I have in PDF. Can I use images from that PDF in Illustrator? If so, can somebody suggest a proper way to do this? I really didn't imagine that's could be ...
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How to convert a normal photo into an equirectangular image?

I have a regular panorama image. How do I convert it into an equirectangular picture (normal → equirectangular)? Most results I find on Google are a conversion in the opposite direction (...
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Creating Vector Graphics from Low-Res Logos

Basically, I want to be able to convert low-quality (or any quality, for that matter) raster images, like this one; into basic, clean-cut, vector shapes.
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Problems converting PDF with transparency to EPS

I'm having a problem converting PDF files to EPS. I have to do it with three PDF files, each of which has a single-page image. Such image was composed by figures and images on PowerPoint. I did it ...
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Convert batch EPS to SVG using ImageMagick?

Is there an easy way to convert a batch of EPS files to SVG format, using ImageMagick or something else? I have thousands of vector files in EPS format and I need to convert them to SVG.
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How to convert file to machine embroidery format?

How can I easily convert my bitmap logo into a DST file for use in embroidery?
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How to convert .MXF files to h264 files [closed]

In Premiere Pro CC 2017 I get a lot of red frames and errors playing back a .MXF file. So converting to h264 seems to be a good way avoiding these errors. Now the internet is full of 'free' programs ...
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What is the most efficient (size-wise) lossless format to store 2 bit color depth indexed image, preferably in Gimp?

Using Gimp, I reduced an image to 4-colors indexed mode. I actually need only 3 colors: black, blue and white/background, but due to the 2^n constraint I went for black, white and 2 shades of blue. ...
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The AI File is not redering correctly in CorelDraw

I usually do my graphical work on Adobe Illustrator. The printers in my area work on CorelDraw, so I have to convert my Ai file to CDR for final Delivery. Here's the logo I created in Adobe ...
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Convert Borland CHR Font Format

Is there any way to convert a file in Borland's CHR font format to any other format? Or does anyone know how I can programmatically parse this format in order to create an output myself (I'm a ...
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Convert an Illustrator CC file to a layered PDF

Is there a way to Convert an Illustrator CC file (.ai) to a layered PDF?
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Prevent white border effect when converting an image to grayscale with ImageMagick

For printing images on a Epson TM-T88v receipt printer, I had to convert a PNG file to a 4-bit grayscale PNG by using ImageMagick. Using the following command I'm getting pretty good results except ...
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Convert 8bit sRGB to 4bit grayscale with ImageMagick

I want to print an 8bit sRGB PNG image on an Epson TM-T88v receipt printer. The printer needs a 4bit grayscale PNG file to print it correctly. As I'm using PHP with ImageMagick, I'm not sure which ...
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Batch convert .EPS & .AI files to .PSD *With Layers* - Using MAC [closed]

I have a lot of great .eps and .ai files that I'd like to convert to .psd. Does anyone know of a MAC program or website that can handle converting them all while keeping the layers in tact? I know ...
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Image for yearbook cover too big to upload

I'm using a new yearbook design software this year which is all web-based. I'm trying to upload a vector image for the cover but it's too big. I saved it as a jpg and tif with a transparent ...
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How can I digitize my vector to a DST for embroidery (for free)?

I'm not sure if this question is a good fit for you guys, but I don't know who else to turn to. I can delete, if not appropriate. I'm trying to get a couple of shirts embroidered with my company ...
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RMOS Consultancy logo design Problem? [closed]

Problem with logo design: doesn't scale down well I need some advice/opinions on the attached logo and what my designer should have done to make it scaleable. It looks fine at high resolution and ...
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How do I combine PNGs into a PDF without losing quality?

I have a few hundred high-res PNGs I'd like to combine into a 200+ page PDF using only lossless compression on the images that are becoming the pages of the PDF. But when using Adobe Acrobat's '...
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PSD layers are not showing when I open in Illustrator

I am trying to open a PSD into Illustrator so that I can save it as an AI and not all of my layers are showing. I have searched all around to see if anyone else's answer can help but nothing has ...
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PNG file conversion to PDF [duplicate]

Why does an Adobe Illustrator document saved as a PNG that are then converted to PDF files look blurry and pixelated?
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PNG file for PDF

Is it best to save an Adobe Illustrator file as a PNG, then opening the PNG and saving it as a JPEG, before converting it to a PDF file? I've noticed PNG files look blurry and pixelated when converted ...
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Convert a vector logo into a Monochrome Bitmap in illustrator

I have designed a logo in illustrator CC 2014 and it's dimensions are 128px x 32px which I want to convert into a Monochrome Bitmap picture. I have tried the solution from this forum. Still blurred ...
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Convert PNG pixel arts to SVG without tracing

For a personal project, I designed some icons as PNG files and would like to export them as SVGs. I know the next question: I don't want a raster, I need vectors. I found this question but since it's ...
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Create a PDF from illustrator without being able to see the individual objects

I have created a product catalogue using Illustrator and would like to distribute this catalogue as a PDF. I have saved each page from illustrator as an individual PDF and then merged the pages into ...
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How to keep the text in vector in Photoshop without rasterizing it or flattening the layers when exporting to PDF?

After many tests in all kind of PDF presets, I couldn't figure out how to keep the text layers as vector and still have the quality of InDesign without using it. Everything I tried was rasterizing ...
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How to convert Sketch files to a layered Photoshop file?

I was wondering if there was an easy way to convert Sketch files to a layered Photoshop file? Sketch exports TIFFs, PNG and JPEG but they are all flattened. Anyone else have to do this? Any ...