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Questions tagged [image-quality]

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

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What are the main things that decreases the quality in GIMP?

I am relatively new to using GIMP. A few days ago I learned that rotating an image might downgrade the quality because of the anti-aliasing, and that surprised me, for I thought rotating an image is ...
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PDF export in Illustrator: Control which images to compress

I have several Illustrator files that have multiple embedded bitmap images. Some are photos and some are detailed line art. When exporting to PDF, it is possible to control downsampling and ...
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What methods exist to get the text of a low quality picture?

I have an image that is really blurred and I wanted to know if there were any method to get the text of a low quality picture ? It comes from this link. This is a page from this newspaper online.
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How do I remove upscaling errors in paint.NET

I'm working on a simple cover art and I initially designed it like this: This image is 400 x 400 pixels. However, now I have upscaled it and added some cool stuff to the image to make it look like ...
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GIMP decreases quality of image after every saving

I used GIMP to draw and after couple of weeks I noticed that image isn't as sharp as it was before. It seems GIMP can't save a file without quality loss: the more times you save file, the less and ...
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Facebook Mobile Ad Blurry

I'm having a strange problem with Facebook Ad designs in the Creative Hub. I reached out to Facebook several times with no luck and figured I'd tap into this community to see if anyone has experience ...
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I downloaded a photo from internet and after cutting the part i don't want in Photoshop it got blurred

I downloaded a photo from internet and after cutting the part i don't want in Photoshop it got blurred. I am a beginner in Photoshop and i don't know how to make it in the best quality or at least in ...
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Placed Image in Illustrator is Blurry when exported as PDF [duplicate]

I am doing some work for a client designing stickers but their logo was originally created by someone else in Photoshop (I can't understand why a logo would ever be made in a raster format). So there ...
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Photoshop - Best way to remove a greenscreen background? [duplicate]

I have about 16 photos of teammates standing in front of a green screen. I have to remove all the green obviously, usually, I do this with the magic wand tool but what is the best/cleanest way to do ...
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inkscape: how to keep raster quality/detail when scaling down?

i'm new to vector graphics and inkscape, working on a project to help my kids think about geography. i downloaded a generic blank world map with country outlines in .svg from wikipedia. i want to ...
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Hero image size and optimize [duplicate]

Size: What size would be good for Hero image in pixels length and weight for both laptop and desktop? Desktop images are more rectangular and the mobile device square images, this needs to be ...
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Saving pictures in Adobe Photoshop

What is the best way to save a JPEG file in Photoshop? Currently, I click save as, change format to JPEG, then the JPEG options screen pops up, I set it a large file with quality at "12" and "maximum"...
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Lose watermark quality when saving for web in Photoshop CS6

So I have applied a watermark to my image which is originally 1.37MB in size. I usually go to File > Save for web to reduce the size of the image appropriately as the image will be used for a website....
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What will be the best pixel size? [duplicate]

I often have trouble estimating best image pixel size to large centimeter size, without causing much loss of quality. Today is no different. A client wants a chosen image from shutterstock on his ...
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How to reduce enormous GIMP (XCF) file size for simple photo correction

Thank you in advance for your help. I am a fairly new GIMP user with no Photoshop experience, so bear with me. A batch of 600 images was ruined by something inside the camera that caused a smudge to ...
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What size should portfolio thumbnails be? (Wordpress)

I'm doing my portfolio (graphic design) on Wordpress and I was wondering if you know what the dimensions (in inches or pixels) that I should use for the image of the thumbnail for my portfolio. Is ...
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How can I make the hard color transitions in this image less extreme while still keeping the image quality?

So I have this image. In the image, there are hard changes in color like this. In paint.net, how can I make those transitions less extreme without losing any of the image quality and tileability? I ...
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Why exporting to SVG reduce quality rendering?

I'm using Adobe Illustrator CS6. Once I export a (rotated) Area Type Text in SVG and I view at 100%, I can see it with low quality rendering: Only once I start to increase the zoom I gain quality: ...
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What's the technical term for unintentional image pixelation due to insufficient resolution?

I'm writing to someone to say something along the lines of: "May I see that image in a higher resolution; there is some important text and/or finer details that are unintentionally pixelated/obscured ...
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Reducing size of TIFF file without losing quality

I have four TIFF images each ~20Mb (around 75000px by 45000 px). I want to import all four in Illustrator, color them in CMYK (weird that Illustrator shows they are around 800px by 500px) then press ...
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Preparing graphics for halftone printers

If you are preparing graphics for printed materials to be sent to a black and white printer(not a grayscale) that uses halftones to reproduce grayscale, is there anything I can do to optimize the ...
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Doing website for a client but logo is not good quality

I'm doing a website for a client and they provided me the logos but, the logos all have a white background which I've tried to remove but I cannot. I use Canva to adjust the logos. The logos are ...
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Image on browser at 100% is pixelated, create image 200% and scale half size is sharp

How can I host an image at 100% size on the web and keep a sharp image? Is the web browser down sampling my images? If I create an image at 100% size (example 1000px wide), and display it naturally ...
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HTML email signature images

I'm creating a HTML email Signature for a client.. My first version was created using full sized images and style="width: X" in the HTML code, which worked great on my Mac.. However, Outlook didn't ...
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Image downsampling issue

Hi so I'm trying to resize an image down so I can implement it into a Mailchimp Eblast. Original dimensions of the image are 5160x3840 at 5.3mb, and my desired dimensions are 564x300 (cropping to a ...
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In printing from digital images, how is PPI converted to DPI?

I know there are 'similar' questions on Stack Exchange and the internet, but none has answered my question. I am not confused between Pixels Per Inch (PPI) of the digital image and Dots Per Inch (DPI) ...
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Should a designer flatten/restrict images when sending to another designer?

Scenario..... Client sends Photo A to you for use in a design. The photo is a portrait with a background. In the course of work you remove the background and color-correct the photo for your use. ...
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SVG Logo pixelated on wordpress website

I have saved my vector logo as .SVG file from adobe illustrator. But when i upload it on my website it is pixelated. The size of the logo which i want on my logo is (125px by 125px) but i am unable to ...
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Make a jpg file in vector graphic

I have an jpg. with 72 dpi. How can I make this with better quality. It is a logo from a company. Who wanted the logo on a flag. I vectorized in Inkscape(sorry for that all your Adobe specialist). I ...
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Will my image be of ok quality when printed on a blanket [duplicate]

My original image taken on my mothers new canon is 4650 x 5829. I am looking to print this image on a fleece blanket 60x80 in size, to give to my father but when i input it into the computer it tells ...
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Resize (enlarge) an image without resampling (in favor of quality loss)?

How to resize an image or selection without resampling the pixels? I have some pixel art that I want to enlarge without losing the hard, non-anti-aliased, pixel edges. In other words, 1px should ...
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Improve the readability of a scanned map

I have an old scanned map showing data from a 1980 survey. The map is in a PNG format. The original data has been lost over time and this is the only surviving image from the survey. Few regions on ...
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Restore quality of image after reducing and restoring it's size

I have lost the original of my photo, which was about 500x500 pixels, JPG. The only one survived copy is 200x200 pixels. So, I want to enlarge it back to original size, and obviously, the main problem ...
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how can i make an image quality compare between 2 different formats?

I'm writing about the new Alliance for Open Media (AOM) AV1 codec. I'm looking to compare it to the older JPG on the same image to show the quality difference. While looking I couldn't find any ...
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How can I extract and magnify video frames?

I am hoping this is the right area to post this. I have 1080p trail camera footage of someone stealing equipment. The truck plates are a little too far away in the video to clearly make out the ...
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Minimizing Image Quality Loss with Initial Image Size?

I know there are a few questions regarding reducing image size while minimizing image quality, and my question relates to it, but I'm more concern about what the initial image size should be to ...
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Does odd or even pixels affect the quality of saved artworks in Illustrator?

Suppose I have created a vertical stroke of width 7 px. Now I need it's width a little more than 7 px, to match the width of a font's letter's width. (I could do it by changing the offset of font ...
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Edit a PDF while preserving quality

I have a PDF file I need to cut some parts out of for a presentation. I tried doing this with GIMP and saving the result as a PDF. However when I zoom in on the result, the quality is bad, even ...
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InDesign: how to export Photoshop created pdf's without losing quality?

I'm trying to create a pdf, the kind where you can zoom as close to the text as you want without it getting blurry. My goal is to upload it to issuu, the online publishing platform. I can create the ...
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Software for converting bulk PSDs to JPEGs?

I have a bulk of working PSDs and I want to convert them to JPEGs. It will take a long time to convert those PSDs to JPEGs using Photoshop by dragging each into it. So I searched in Google and I ...
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Should I upload 1 file or 3?

I just discovered digital prints on etsy about a month ago and I've been scrambling for the last 3 weeks to learn everything i can about PPI/DPI, Resizing images, GIMP, pixel wxh, file formats, ...
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Changing resolution with and without resampling

I realize that there are a lot of questions like mine and I read them all, but something is fighting in my head trying to find the connection between the written answers and my actual photoshop's ...
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How can I add grain or noise to a picture like this one?

Can anyone tell me about the process behind the effect in this picture.
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How to find quality of a downsample image and which is best algorithm to downscale?

We are using an opensource application to process the images, It is using nearest neighbor, bilinear and bicubic algorithms to downsample the images. In most of the scenarios the image are good, but ...
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Illustrator - Saving high quality jpg/png at artboard size

Illustrator artboard at 1024 x 1024 - if I save the image as a jpg at 300 dpi, the image is sharp quality but saves at 4267 x 4267 If I save the same 1024 x 1024 artboard image at 72 dpi, the image ...
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export document as a JPEG on Illustrator with very high quality for typography print

I'm no genius at all of this mumbo- jumbo as you can probably already tell. Basically I need to save an a3 size poster off Illustrator but it's not giving me a very good quality image (I'm trying to ...
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InDesign displays low quality linked AI file

I'm creating a business card in InDesign. The best version of the company logo I have is an AI file which looks pixelated when placed in InDesign. I've tried exporting the AI file into different ...
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Who is responsible for shrinking an image within a PDF, or to shrink or not to shrink

I create PDFs width wkhtmltopdf tool (renders HTML to PDF) This PDFs are intended to be used for (semi) professional printing. So lets say the printing quality should be 300dpi, and a user places a ...
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How can we downsize the image in photoshop in JPEG format without affecting its resolution?

I have been trying it out, I need a fixed size small image but of high resolution, so that pixels are not seen while zoomed in. I tried to change the resolution of the image by image > image size > ...
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Image quality in custom QuickBooks invoice template

QuickBooks custom invoices can ONLY be created in MS Word. Most of it is fine and I have managed to make something I'm really happy with (considering it's limited capabilities in the design sense) ...