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Questions about the process of manipulating images to achieve a desired result. Ask anything about image editing. For specific questions about photo manipulation use the tag [photo-editing].

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Split GIFs/APNGs/Animated WEBPs by File Size

How do I split GIFs/APNGs/Animated WEBPs by file size? For example, I have a 200MB gif and I want to split it into 25MB ones.
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Crop from Left to Right and Top to Bottom (Not X and Y)

What tools can crop images from left to right and top to bottom? I don't want to crop by setting numbers for X and Y. To be specific, I want something like this.
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Add Black Bars to Expand Resolution

I have images that are 768x1200, and I want to add black bars to them so that their resolution is 1920x1080. How do I do that?
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What is the best way of restoring the level of brightness on an image?

I am trying to fix some really bad scanner work in some gaming cards that were done years ago. I would like to know which is the best way to adjust the brightness, levels, colors, etc, to be able to ...
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Can't Create Water Refraction in Photoshop

I want to create a water refraction effect that can overlay an image. I'm using Photoshop and have tried a variety of filters with no luck. I'm not very familiar with Photoshop effects, so any help is ...
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How to create a convex glass effect using Photoshop?

I have a picture of a chessboard and I want to add convex glass above it.. I am attaching an examples here https://www.shutterstock.com/image-vector/vector-modern-transparent-circle-glass-plate-...
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How to get rid of greyscale in a photo of a black and white page?

This is a problem I often face and it feels like there should be a trivial solution to it, but I can't figure it out (it probably doesn't help that I'm not a graphics designer either). Step 1: Take a ...
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Remove unneeded lines from downloaded asset

When I export the moon and stars group on the left side of this asset as PNG, I notice these thin white lines: In Illustrator these lines are not as pronounced, but I see a hint of them, like here: ...
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How do I normalize all pixel values such that all pixel values are 'pulled towards' the mean?

Edit: I posted this question on the Computer Graphics site here per suggestion I have a bunch of scanned document images and in each image there is a variance in background colour (sometimes a wide ...
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How can I convert a QR code from JPG to SVG with perfect clean squares?

I have a QR code in jpg format with low quality and I need to convert it to SVG with perfect squares. I tried Trace Bitmap with Inkscape using Edge detection and all the other options, but I can't ...
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How to resize QR code from vector graphic without grayish zones?

I'm trying to resize a vector graphic QR code in Gimp but it always creates an additional color in it gray. I want it to be pure black and white with perfect corners like in the original image on the ...
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How to invert image colors from black to white

Inkscape installed on Debian. How to invert SVG image colors from black to white? Tried to select all the paths (Select all) and use extensions > color > negative - but this method don't work.
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How can colour streaking from scanner be eliminated using Photoshop?

Here is a scan of an album cover. The scanner creates bands of colour streaking at regular intervals horizontally across the image. Is it possible to eliminate these artifacts using Photoshop, so that ...
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Photoshop - how to mirror a layer with a given shape e.g. a little cloud about a diagonal path or like?

Photoshop How to mirror a layer with a given shape e.g. a little cloud about a diagonal path or like? there is a path, that consists of a simple line, it is tilted 5 degree from vertical and I'd like ...
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How to flatten only selected layers affected by Addition mode in Gimp?

I have a layer that uses Addition mode since it made the nicest desired effect. When I duplicate it, it makes it even nicer. But when I merge the layers, it looks different as if the Addition mode ...
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Coloring a picture of a sculpture realisticly

I want to color a picture realisticly but, since i am quite new to photoshop, i have no clue how i cloud achive this. The goal is to paint the given sculpture in a realistic way but only to a certain ...
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Within the mobile/ios Photoshop App, can I, 1) access the edits history and, if so, 2) Can I then delete select step(s) in the middle of history?

In working primarily with the mobile Photoshop app in ios, I’m occasionally wanting to delete an edit (e.g. eraser tool) that I made 5-10 minutes ago. I’d like do this without first having to delete ...
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How do I make a seamless gravel pattern but with different objects?

I'm trying is to make is a design from four cupcakes that overlap and are seamless just like a seamless gravel pattern basically. I've added a picture below to show what I want to create. Now you may ...
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How to get rid of noise in scanned photocopies in Gimp?

I used to get rid of noise in my scanned photocopies using a mixture of Brightness and Contrast which worked quite well. Then I found a better method by increasing the Exposure and Black Levels which ...
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Combining Images in GIMP loses resolution

I am relatively new to GIMP. My apologies in advance if my query is too naïve. I have to create a web advert of 300x250px and max 50kb. I have three images that I want to add to this advert: A png ...
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Switching color range into another using Gimp and specifying hex values

I want to change the color of an object which has different shades of green into different colors and specifying hex as target colors. I want to change the object from green to any hex color I specify ...
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How to select all transparent pixels in a layer and replace them with another color in photoshop

There are countless examples to add background layer That is not what I want because if you have semi transparent pixels that breaks their color What I want to achieve is only replacing %100 ...
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How do I take an image with shadows/highlights and create a B&W version?

I've got this image: Grayscale: https://www.bungie.net/common/destiny2_content/icons/d514846e22682a17cea973e666a80277.png Color: https://www.bungie.net/common/destiny2_content/icons/...
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How to temporarily make only 1 layer in Gimp visible (and be able to revert to previous layer visibility settings)?

I'm able to Shift+LMB on the eye icon of a layer to make it the only visible layer. The problem is that after I finish editing, there is no way to return to the individual visibility setting of each ...
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Delete pixels in selection from multiple layers at once in Adobe Photoshop

In Adobe Photoshop is there a way to have multiple layers selected and then delete pixels in a selection from them? The closest I could think of is to add them to a group and apply a mask created from ...
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How to make custom halftone effect with more than one pattern?

I've only ever seen this done on one project, I can't remember the name or where I saw it but I did take a screenshot because I loved the idea. I want to put a halftone/bitmap effect on an image, but ...
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How can I get those exact distinct (chinese) look of the eyes?

I have a low resolution image of a person and I was able to manage to increase the resolution of the image by manually improving all the features. But I'm now stuck on how to get that exact look on ...
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How to smoothen (curve fitting) this image text in Gimp?

I have this image text which I was able to obtain from a low resolution jpg and then cleaned it out to this point, but now as can be seen in the pic it does not look smooth. I can't find the words I ...
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How to cut some of the overlapping images in Adobe Illustrator?

I want to cut the overlapping hands and legs from the circle but want to keep the head part. Any idea on how to do this? This is my second day on Illustrator, sorry if the questions sounds kinda dumb.
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Smart Object Does Not Update

I attempted to paste a vector and/or image file on Photoshop as a smart object, when editing the image, it does not update on Illustrator. Is there a way around this?
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Is this considered graphic design?

I know the photos look weird, But are they considered graphic design or not?
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Why does image software typically use frames (x pixels by y pixels) instead of an infinite canvas?

If you open up your favorite drawing package and start a new image, you'll likely be asked to input the dimensions of the frame (width and height). For example, Pinta shows this: However, I recently ...
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What is it called when you want to overlay an image at an angle?

I have close to zero experience in graphic design, but what is it called when I want to overlay an image at an angle? I want to replace his screen - but his screen isn't flat. What is it called when I ...
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How to convert color gradient to grayscale?

This is an image of the gravity of earth. I need it in grayscale with the white areas representing max gravity and black areas representing the minimum gravity so I can get a displacement map to use ...
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Gimp: How to swap the left and right sides of an image?

I want to "cut" the image in half, move the original left half of the image to the right, and move the original right half of the image to the left. How can I do that using Gimp?
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Crop Image at specific location from multiple images [closed]

I have a multiple images of one app. The original image size is 800x480 pixels. I want to crop a specific part of all images. lets say 50x50 pixels image from original images. Is there any software or ...
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How to make designs to have realistic woven/knitted texture

I would like to turn any design in a way that it looks woven/knitted such as this image below: Then I attempted to recreate this effect for any design that I want but the result wasn't satisfying. So ...
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How can I modify the point of view of this photo?

How can I modify this picture to make it seem like the pizza is shown from above?
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How to use PhotoShop to cut out unwanted full height portion of an image?

I want to cut out unwanted full height or full width portion of an image. For example, in below gif image, I'm cutting out unwanted full height portion from the image. How to do this in PhotoShop or ...
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What is this design called and how to do it?

Recently I came across few images which I liked but not sure what there are called and how there are created. Which software is used? If possible please provide tutorial Blog as well for my reference. ...
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How to get inside a part of a selection (border) of an image

I had this question previously, but it is not working anymore with Photoshop 2022: How to quickly get inside of this magic wand tool border selection - complex image I don't know why. So here a new ...
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Revert the brightness and contrast of an xcv file to original

I have an image in my xcf file that is too dark at some region, then I change the brightness and contranst of that image. But, after I done path, now I want to change the brightness and contrast ...
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Which program should use for an Image with description

I have an Online Shop, I'll in my Website Dress to sell, I to want habe as this image to show, My question is which program need for have same what inside of rectangle is, the Black Circle and the ...
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Generate close-up photo of laptop screen (with pixels)

Given a standard screenshot, would you know how to transform it into a close-up photo of laptop screen effect, in which you can see the pixels. Example: or even better, a more 3D image like this one.
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Fastest way to create the border-around a person's cutout youtube cover

I'm looking make the process of making the Cutout person youtube cover faster, hopefully using simple/inexpensive tools though if the best option is expensive/complicated I would still go for that. ...
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Inexpensive image editing software to add nice arrows

I am working on some support articles, and I would like to add some example screenshots, and in those screenshots, I would like to add large arrows where the border color is different than the fill ...
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Creating a Linen Postcard from Photographs with Photoshop

I am very interested in linen postcards and would love to be able to create images in the same style with photos I take. I have been trying to figure out how but with no luck. I've tried working with ...
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How much more processing power does Adobe Photoshop use vs Gimp? [closed]

Gimp is not only free but is also lightweight and resources compared to Photoshop it feels like. Photoshop's long splash screen makes it feel resource heavy with alot of overhead. Is there technical ...
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SEO friendly photos

In an e-commerce website/platform where we get photos from our customers (their personal photo and PDF files), we want to make the photos SEO friendly. Should we ask our customers/users to use JPG ...
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How to solidify the outline of an image that has feathered edges?

Imagine saving a .png image of a solid-colored circle that is on top of a transparent background. However, the circle is filled with that solid color in such a way that towards its outer contours (...
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