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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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Webp animation encoding help

I am looking at the docs here: https://developers.google.com/speed/webp/docs/img2webp Quote: "The per-frame options are applied for the images following as arguments in the command line. They can ...
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Inkscape: turning thin long shapes into paths

Core problem I have an SVG which contains long thin rectangles where it should have a line: Is there a way to change/convert these somehow? (For example with a script "if aspect ratio > 20, ...
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How to convert .AFBRUSHES files to .ABR files?

I have brush files with the extension '.AFBRUSHES' And I realized they belong to Affinity. Is there a way to convert them to .ABR files, or another way I can use them as brushes in Photoshop? I tried ...
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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 .ASE or .ACO color swatch files to .PNG — ONLINE?

Can't find this anywhere, tried the popular online converters. How do I easily convert .ase or .aco to .png online?
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Is there any easy way to convert shapes in Powerpoint to adobe illustrator so they are editable?

I have 40 figures which I generated largely in powerpoint (text boxes, lines, etc all from the program in addition to copy pasted images). Is there any way to convert these files to an illustrator ...
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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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What's the best free tool to convert PNG to SVG?

I've made 144 different PNG images. Now I want to convert (trace) them to SVG. What's the best free tool to make this? IMPORTANT: The images consist of only black and transparent parts. Their sizes ...
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Photoshop PSD to PDF: Best Program/Settings

So I purchased a CV template, which came as a multi layered PSD file, which I edited in Photoshop and now want to convert/save as PDF. Photoshop has this option, but I am not sure what are the best ...
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Typical page size for jpeg converted to pdf in Acrobat

I'm trying to use Adobe Acrobat to convert several images taken with my phone to a pdf document for ease of sharing. I have selected the "Smaller File Size" option from Acrobat's Combine ...
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How to convert Procreate brushes to Photoshop?

I have a brush file with the extension .BRUSHSET. I realized it belonged to Procreate software. Is there a way to convert it to a brush for Photoshop?
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How do I convert a series of PNGs to an OBJ or other 3D format?

I have a couple thousand (~13,000) images (named frame0.png, frame1.png, etc.) that I need to convert to a 3D format. The X and Y of the images will stay on the X and Y of the 3D object file, but the ...
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What is the correct way to convert from HDR to EXR without data loss?

I purchased a pack of HDRis that are in HDR format. I want to convert them to EXR files. If I just do a "Save As" in Photoshop CC to EXR, will all data and EV information be retained? Will ...
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Convert SVG with ex units to jpg

I'm trying to convert a bunch of SVG pictures to JPG with ImageMagick. The problem is that the SVGs have been created with ex units, and the conversion process creates output files having 1px size. ...
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How to open JPEG2000 files in Photoshop 2021

I used to have a plugin in photoshop that reads jp2 / JPEG2000 files. Since the latest update it seems to be broken. Photoshop can not read them anymore. It says the file format module can not ...
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Inkscape import PDF / save as PDF results in nearly blank page

I'm trying out Inkscape to edit some PDF files. The tool seems to work well, the interface is understandable, usable, and when I'm in the document, things look fine. However when I go to save the ...
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Is there a way to flatten AI or EPS imports from Freepik.com in Inkscape?

I have a subscription in Freepik.com which let me download quality vector files in EPS format (sometimes also in AI format). Each file author in Freepik converts to AI/EPS in Adobe Illustrator with ...
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How to make sure the clipping in a .svg created with Inkscape are imported well in Illustrator

I received a .svg design made with Inkscape and I need to convert it to .ai to send it to a printer. But when opened with Illustrator, lots of features were changed. Most notably, some of the masks (&...
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Quality Loss when convert SVG to WMF

I created a simple symbol in InkScape and I want to convert it to WMF. But there is a loss of quality in the conversion. I attached the link to download 2 files. The original SVG and the WMF output. ...
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Is it possible to convert a png with a complicated gradient to svg without using taking up too much time in 3d programs

Is it possible to convert a png with a complicated gradient to svg without using taking up too much time in 3d programs. I tried using online programs, but all of the colours wouldn't appear and when ...
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Convert a abr file to a png file on a Mac

I want to take an abr file and convert it to a png file on a Mac. I am looking for a visual reference for each .abr file I have created. I am on a mac, so ABRViewer is not available to me. But what ...
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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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Can I convert a jpg to vector, resize, then back to jpg?

From what I've read I can convert a jpg to a vector file using Illustrator. but I need to know if I can do the reverse. I have pictures (jpgs) that I eventually want to convert to a cross stitch ...
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Generate one cubemap PNG from six individual PNGs

I hope this is the right community to ask. With which free tools could I create a cubemap PNG from six individual PNGs, each being the texture of a cube's side? The cubemap would have to have a ...
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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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What does “mfgpctt” mean in version number of font

I noticed in the metadata of many fonts that they have a strange version record. In at least a few fonts from different families, I found the string "mfgpctt v4.4", with the numbers sometimes being ...
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Can I covert my cdr files to AI files?

I want to keep all my books in ID, including my imported graphics. Can I bring all my CDR files into AI?
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How to work with this peculiar kind of JPEG? (Invalid JPEG marker type)

Today I was reading an article online and while looking at the photo accompanying it I noticed some chromatic aberration that I found interesting (wanted to figure out if it was a camera artifact or ...
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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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Trying to convert png rgb to cmyk but how do i found out the question attempting to convert

Where to find this information out below? Is the conversion using the right color profile? The black produced is the one you need? Do the gradients look right, and have a smooth color transition? Do ...
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Use PDF editor for book publishing (including conversion to PDF/X)

I know that there is dedicated software for book publishing, such as Affinity Publisher, Adobe Indesign, and so on, but I have used for a certain project LaTeX, which would produce a PDF. Since most ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...