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Questions about the amount of detail and information contained in an image.

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Making Visually Lossless JPGs

After the feedback you have given me (sorry for all the trouble, by the way), I decided to export the frames from my videos as JPGs. However, since the give some quality loss, how do I make ones that ...
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Preserving All Frames [closed]

I want to extract all frames from my videos (because again, manually selecting the ones I want would take too much time) so I can select the best ones to capture its art style and the characters from ...
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From Raster to Vector

How do I convert a raster image (like JPG and PNG) into a vector one and back again without losing quality? Is it possible to resize a vector image without quality loss, and it is true for raster ones ...
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8bit Image to 24bit Image

I make a gif file, which would be 8bit, right? Now I want to extract the frames as 24bit images and/or convert the extracted images to 24bit. 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 a bmp image be 16bit depth?

I'm trying to create a watchface for my wristband and the only form of image I'm supposed to play with is a bmp image, 16bit depth, 300 KB size or lower. It seems impossible to combine these 3, Please ...
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Using VSDC to make a GIF and I want to adjust the scale and resolution

Using VSDC to make a GIF and I want to adjust the scale and resolution. I found that I could not adjust the scale and dimension of the images. So I faked it. Using trial and error, I adjusted the size ...
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Why two images of similar size (width and height) have different dimensions in the viewer

I have image1 and image2. Image1 is screenshot from the display 3800x1900 with a device scale factor 2.25. The second image2 is a screenshot from the display 1800x900 with a device scale factor 1. ...
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how to Increase Image quality

before our designer gave image [.webp ] with below details : We felt image clarity is bad, so we told to give higher dimension images because we thought it will improve clarity. designer gave new ...
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Lossless HEIC images

I googled whether HEIC images are lossless or lossy, and whereas some articles and forum threads insist HEIC images are lossy, other insist that HEIC supports both lossy and lossless compression, &...
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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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I'm trying to find out if this image is AI or not. What are some indications it is or isn't?

Image in question I am working on a book, and I've considered using AI art as I've used it a lot for my D&D campaign to display certain aspects, though I decided to use a real artist, but now I am ...
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Does reducing image pixel resolution affect image file size?

Let's say I have a JPG file 500x500px. I want to display it at 100x100px on my website. Is there a point of reducing the file image resolution to 100x100px from a file size perspective, rather than ...
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InDesign links don't look good

I've moved to a new computer (mac to mac) and from a pervious version of InDesign. The file I've opened from the previous version opens fine. But, even if the links are all in the same directory, they ...
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Are JPG and WEBP Appropriate Image formats for Offset Printing in 2023?

I teach an introductory graphic design course (PS, Illustrator, InDesign) for Media Arts students. I try hard to re-evaluate the material and grading criteria regularly so that I'm focusing on aspects ...
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Software that preserves original raster image information during multiple resizing?

I am in the process of transitioning from Powerpoint to image processing software to create professional-quality images for academic publications. I was trying to organize several images into a graph/...
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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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Photoshop: Free Transforming vs Resizing vs Re-sampling an image

Can anyone tell me what am I actually doing when I free transform an image in Photoshop? Do I re-size an image or do I re-sample an image by doing so? I know there is difference between those two ...
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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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Trying to Print Multiple Trading Cards at Once via Photoshop

The reason I'm trying to print directly from Photoshop is to keep the image quality. Converting to JPG was my first idea, copy pasting the cards to a word doc or something to get a full page but that ...
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Exporting illustrator file and uploading to instagram blurry

I am having a dilemma with quality exporting from illustrator to instagram. I don't know whether this is something I'm doing in illustrator or instagram. I create an artboard the same as an instagram ...
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How to detect whether webp image is lossless or lossy?

When I see a JPG file, I know for sure this file is lossy. When I see a PNG file, I know for sure it is lossless. But WebP is a different thing, it supports both lossless and lossy "modes", ...
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Image size/resolution for photographic portfolio

I am a developer and I don't know much about web portfolios but: I'm looking for standard format/size/resolution/quality/compression/file-size for a photographic portfolio website. For instance, is ...
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Why does my image appear low-quality on the internet? [duplicate]

I've created the following image in Photoshop (500x500 res). Each layer in the image is made with the shape tool. The image I've created looks great on my personal device and in Photoshop. However, I ...
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How do I keep the file size of a GIF in check for an animated Google Ad?

I designed 5 Google ad banners on photoshop ( first time creating animated gifs for Google Ad) and I wasn't aware of the requirements. The size of the banners were very big between 200 and 1500kb. I ...
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InDesign export particularly low quality image in an AI file

I am creating a daily journal. I encountered problem when exporting interative pdf. The blue and orange dots are pngs. When I place the ai files into indesign and export as interactive PDF, the dots ...
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Creating an optimal quality PNG from PDF for desktop/laptop/mobile screens using ImageMagick - eliminating blur

I use LaTeX to create a PDF which I then crop using PDFCrop. From there I go to PNG using ImageMagick. I then insert the PNG into a software program which displays it on my screen - laptop, desktop, ...
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InDesign export to interactive PDF makes some, but not all, images pixelated

This is a similar question to one asked before, although not recently. I'm exporting a long, narrow ID document (5.5" x 32") to Interactive PDF. There's one image at the top of the document ...
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Does the way we bring images to PS change the resolution?

I noticed sharpness of image is different depends on how we bring it to photoshop. For e.g. via import, drag and drop, placed, open or load to PS. Is it just me or it is how it supposed to be?
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Instagram blurrying my designed posts

I have some graphic design stuff to post on Instagram but no matter what I try, the image comes out blurry. I'd started with a file size of 1080x1080px when making in (currently using InDesign). I ...
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How to choose the right setting of new photoshop document for a given purpose

I'm using Photoshop CC, and it's working just fine. I use it mostly for background images, for posters on social media and more and more for drawing these times. I also print some work from time to ...
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Insert PDF into Word results in pixelation/blurriness on Windows, but not MacOS?

When I try to place pdf files (created by Adobe Illustrator or elsewhere) into a Microsoft Word document, then on my Macbook Pro Laptop, I can simply drag and drop the file into a word document. This ...
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Displaying older images on web for Retina/high pixel density screens?

I appreciate this topic may be old news to many of you, but after years of putting it off I recently got a new Mac and find myself out of the loop on a number of changes. Looking at my old website on ...
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Enhance line quality

I have the image in pic (black and white image) and I would like to increase the quality of the lines, which appear blurred. I tried to use the erode filter in gimp. The quality has improved a bit but ...
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How to remove dithering from image, which was in GIF format before?

I tried to look in the internet, but every question and topic was about improving quality of animated GIF, however it is not in my case. What I have is static image with 256 colors, it is saved in PNG ...
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PDFs suddenly loose quality after cropping in Adobe Illustrator and get pixelated

I routinely placed and cropped PDFs within Illustrator, without any issue. From today, when I crop a placed PDF, it gets kind of pixelated after cropping (example below). This never happened before. ...
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How to colorize an translucent picture in Photoshop?

I've got a scanned picture of a sticker album which contains an translucent room where the sticker should be sticked. I've tried (using the Equalize, Curves, Levels, Vibrance and Contrast Tools from ...
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Why is my image so color noisy [closed]

I just tried for hours to solve this problem maybe you can help me. Has anyone an idea how this colored noise/grain could come to state? We received a 3d render from our work college and then ...
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Pixelated artwork made in Illustrator

I've made a quick sun graphic for a portfolio in illustrator that is pixelated when I zoom in and when I import it into InDesign. I can't seem to make the geometry a vector or find any answers as to ...
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how to enhance images captured from an old film recorder

I have 4 frames from an historical source showing an animation of a statistical algorithm (multidimensional scaling), ca. 1962. They were captured by a film recorder connected to a CRT display. A ...
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What is the best way to convince clients to send original image files instead of screenshots of images?

Some clients send screenshots of images instead of the image file. Is there a reliable way to communicate that it would be easier for them, and for us, if they simply sent the image file instead? I ...
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File Size Vs. Image Size

I want to reduce the size an image in order to get it to fit on a online program I'm using for an experiment. However, the issue with this is that it reduces the file size, which I need to stay the ...
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Best Image Compression process for jpg web images?

Let's say I have a 1 mb JPG image file that I need to make a minor edit to and re-save. For the editing, I can use photshop or gimp. For compression, I can use photoshop, gimp, and any of those online ...
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How to blacken line of a drawing without loosing quality?

I have to make black pen-drawn lines of a scanned picture totally black without loosing line's smooth and quality (unfortunately, printing image original in grayscale leads to loose of quality of ...
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What algorithm do the NoHalo and LoHalo resize methods use in GIMP?

The GIMP resize tool used to have only None, Linear, Cubic/Bicubic, and Lanczos, which are reasonably well documented algorithms that one can do research on, if one is so inclined. I can't find any ...
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Recomendations of Word-to-PDF with high quality and keeping hyperlinks?

I want to save a Word (2016) as a PDF but keeping the native high quality of images and text hyperlinks. Currently I am able to do only one of those at once: I can retain hyperlinks if I use the ...
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Keeping image-quality when saving Word as PDF

I would like to keep SVG images inserted in a Word (2016) document without lowering their native quality (first image) when saved as PDF. Default save-to-PDF from word messes up the images' quality (...
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Images resize when exporting them to SVG from Illustrator

lately I have been encountering a frustrating problem about keeping quality of images from Illustrator (v14.0.0) to Microsoft Word (2016). I created a mixture between PNG images, vectors and texts in ...
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