Skip to main content

Questions tagged [resolution]

Questions about resolution, a measurement of the amount of detail an image possesses used for print design, photography and digital media. The higher the resolution, the more detail and data is contained in the image. Ask anything about resolution relevant to designing graphics and media.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
1 answer
35 views

How to get best result when scanning gold text on a black background

Can anyone suggest best scanner resolution, e.g. .dpi, colour or black and white, output file type, and so on, to effectively scan gold text on a black background? I am using a standard HP scanner and ...
Mr Morgan's user avatar
  • 135
0 votes
2 answers
232 views

How can I scale my image resolution to a different size in Krita?

In Microsoft Paint, I can simply press Ctrl+W to bring up the "Resize and Skew" popup to increase the resolution of my image. This is how that window looks in Microsoft Paint: How can I do ...
Shaun Roselt's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
52 views

Choosing image size based on the size in cm

I need to search images which are suitable to be printed on a photographic paper whose size are 220 cm x 53 cm (length x height). How can I choose the image size? If I use for example the Google's ...
Federica Guidotti's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
57 views

Non-uniform pixel distribution; two resolutions in one file in GIMP

Is there a way to achieve with GIMP to have two resolutions in one file? Say that I want a small area (filled rectangle below) inside a less sharp file. By this I mean, if I zoom really into the ...
c.p.'s user avatar
  • 103
0 votes
0 answers
64 views

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. ...
Max Koretskyi's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
573 views

Aspect Ratio Fitting for TV Screen

I am currently working on a project that requires me to put together an image to be presented on a TV screen. My assumption is that the TV screen size and resolution shouldn't matter as long as I ...
EllieJ94's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
208 views

Placed PNG is grainy (display and export), no scaling applied, original PNG is fine (300 PPI, 5000 x 5000 pixels)

I'm fairly new to graphic design so there might be some basic vocab misunderstanding around resolution and pixels but I haven't been able to problem solve this: PNG created in Procreate on a 5000 x ...
Charlie's user avatar
17 votes
4 answers
6k views

Pixel art from "classic" adventure games: 320x200 or 320x240?

I want to draw pixel art that should look like it is a scene from one of the LucasArts adventure games released around 1990-1995 (e.g., The Secret of Monkey Island and Monkey Island 2). Most games ...
jsx97's user avatar
  • 79
0 votes
2 answers
11k views

How to see DPI of image in Illustrator - Illustrator CC

Is there a way to see the DPI of an image you hae opened in illustrator? I have an image open but it doesn't show in the document info window any resolution Also checked linked and it shows the PPI ...
Birdlady9604's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
1k views

Why does image size decrease when decreasing DPI (resolution) in Photoshop

I've always known the DPI (or PPI) value and the image size to have an inverse relationship, as the name implies. For instance, if I have a 500px wide image at 144 DPI, changing it to 72 DPI will ...
Orun's user avatar
  • 133
0 votes
1 answer
71 views

Use of image resolution in image data

When I see the details of an image in windows, there are two data namely “Horizontal Resolution” and “Vertical Resolution” which are in DPI unit. I know that DPI and PPI values are applicable in ...
Kailash Kumaravel's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
4k views

What does the default 72x72 resolution mean?

When I check the properties of a photo, the resolution is shown as 72x72 most of the time: But as far as I know, the resolution depends on the image dimensions (5184×3456 in this case) and also the ...
B Faley's user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
1 answer
148 views

Need help setting up a graphic that will be displayed on a digital screen

I'm designing a directory sign that will be shown on a digital screen with a resolution of 480 × 1015. I don't know very much about designing for a digital format and need help figuring out how to set ...
Emily Baker's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
29 views

Choosing Number of Points and PPI Resolution To Future-Proof Game Images

I'm working on an iOS SpriteKit game and I'm currently designing some images to be used as character animations in Photoshop. There are many different iPhones with various screen sizes and resolutions,...
muZero's user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
2 answers
522 views

Arbitrary dpi value for prints

I need to print images on large format paper (B1, B2). The image-source/art I'm trying to print is scalable so I can actually export them at any resolution (max 16k per side for technical reasons). ...
adrianton3's user avatar
3 votes
3 answers
3k views

How can I apply Photoshop's pixel aspect correction to make it "real"?

Photoshop has "pixel aspect correction", for which Google lists what appears to be thousands of answers on how to turn it off. I don't want to turn it off, but I want to apply it so that it'...
Dodger's user avatar
  • 31
3 votes
1 answer
164 views

Glitch in output resolution size for same dimension artboards

I have created 50 artboards in Adobe Illustrator. Their size is the same 59.5x59.5 mm Nothing else. Just the blank artboards. When I go File > Export > Export as --> JPG and then I choose &...
demklad's user avatar
  • 33
3 votes
3 answers
643 views

Printer resolution (two different numbers) I just don't get it

I'm searching for a printer that will give me the highest quality print out for a press-n-peel / etching project I'm playing around with and I just realized that I seem to be having a blonde moment.. ...
davidcondrey's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
686 views

How to maintain a high resolution image when uploading to social media?

Do I just 2x the size of the file while maintaining it's ratio? Like lets say I want to upload a high res image to instagram? What do I have to do to maintain a very high res image?
Mimosageblazer's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
57 views

PDF opens in different resolutions on different software

I created this 200x200px box in AI file (72ppi): After saving it as PDF, the PDF opens in different resolutions on different apps. Here it opens as 305x305px in Adobe Reader: Here it opens as ...
Smelis's user avatar
  • 37
0 votes
0 answers
54 views

How to adjust laptop screen colour

Hello I recently purchased a hp gaming laptop, I am ok with the way the laptop is except the screen colour which I would like to make it look like the current hp pavilion G6 am using. So in short I ...
Emmanuel Okezie Ogbonna's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
797 views

How to set a specific ppi to a 1-bit color-depth PNG image?

I am trying to set a specific resolution (PPI) to a PNG file, but I am always getting N/A value I if I convert it to JPG I lose the bit-depth that I want to preserve Notes Other PNG images without ...
ChesuCR's user avatar
  • 103
0 votes
1 answer
498 views

Illustrator scaling vs Photoshop, images aren't the same size

TL;DR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQK1BNNABx4&ab_channel=KrisClarke I'm trying to create a flyer, I usually create them in Illustrator but all of a sudden I realize Illustrator has been ...
Kris Clarke's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
398 views

Wrong Figma scale on 4K monitor

I have a Win10 on 3840×2160 screen with 200% system scale. Working in Figma I have all the designs shown noticeably larger so I got original size at 90% zoom level. The same situation is in ...
Yuriy Yarrovoy's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
552 views

PNG is fuzzy when exporting in Ai Illistrator

I've got a question regarding exporting PNG files from Ai Illustrator as I'm having troubles getting sharp looking results. I'm preparing files for Society6 print-on-demand website and aiming to ...
DashaLuna's user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
2 answers
120 views

What should have in a Scalable logo?

I'm just having different ideas about the logo size. Some places say it must be 800×800 px and 72 dpi. What's the artboard size I choose first? What are resolutions I should use? What is the best DPI ...
Amila's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
1k views

Adobe Illustrator, dpi, pixels and raster images

I now Ai is all about vectors. So, resolution is not much of an issue, most of the time. Therefore most answers I read about this always consider the vector part but not so much what to do when high ...
Bachir Messaouri's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
97 views

Help me translate what the printing shop is telling me

I sent an email to ask a few questions to a printing shop about some gaming cards I want to print but I'm not sure I understood the answers they gave me. When I asked them, according to their ...
Bachir Messaouri's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
250 views

which artwork dimension to use for mobile app design

I am designing app for ios and android in photoshop. I know I must export graphics to 3@, 2@, 1@ for ios and mdpi, hdpi, xhdpi, xxhdpi, xxxhdpi for android. But I do not know, what size of artwork ...
peter's user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
1 answer
53 views

Editing Photos for Experiment

I have very little experience with images so please bare with me. I need to create 3 different levels of image resolutions for an experiment (i.e low (kind of fuzzy looking), medium, high (original ...
annatn998's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
2k views

Photoshop setting up wrong DPI and size when opening AI file

When I try to open AI file using Photoshop, it shows me wrong image size and DPI. Original AI file data: CMYK 300 DPI Artboard size: 1134 x 1418 px Whe I open file using Photoshop, it shows me next ...
KFifa's user avatar
  • 129
0 votes
1 answer
211 views

Affinity Designer: What's needed to make individual hairs look more natural?

I'm using the pencil tool to draw individual hairs. I changed the pressure to give them a smoother appearance. However, the start of the hair still looks rough (see picture below). It looks too ...
Joehat's user avatar
  • 377
0 votes
1 answer
500 views

bad resolution of illustrator file in after effect

I've created an illustrator file then import it in after effect, but when import it i got bad resolution How can get good resolution :( Thanks
Nada's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
32 views

Screen cap in Chrome measures bigger in Axure, why?

I'm putting together guidelines of graphic dimensions for our website. The sizes need to be exact. However, I noticed that there is a discrepancy between a shape in the browser, v.s. Axure. For ...
lu yan's user avatar
  • 1
1 vote
2 answers
346 views

PDF Looses Saturation when Exported at a Lower Resolution

I exported my PDF with images from Illustrator, but the file was too large (around 35 MB), so I exported it with the PDF/X-1a:2001 setting to lower the resolution. The file was smaller as I wanted, ...
charliepodcast's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
897 views

How can I resize Pixelart so that every pixel mentains its correct width and height

As example, this example here. Every pixel is taking a 5x5 grid. The selected image in there is 75x75 pixels tall. Now what I did is that I took the 100% and changed it to 80%, 60% and so on, which ...
karl-police's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
6k views

Best canvas resolution when drawing in Krita (not for printing)

Introduction to the problem I just started graphic design and the first program I used was Inkscape for vector graphics. In Inkscape, when you are working within a project, you can zoom all you want ...
Joehat's user avatar
  • 377
25 votes
8 answers
10k views

Why does modern low-res art seem to look better than retro low-res art?

N.B: I previously used the term "pixel art", which I took to mean "modern, intentionally low-resolution art," though that's an inaccurate definition, so I edit the title It seems to me that modern ...
Alexander's user avatar
  • 367
0 votes
0 answers
24 views

What is difference between overprint, pass, resolution, PPI and DPI in design printing? [duplicate]

I have read through many resources but I still don't understand what are the difference between them. Can anyone give good examples that is able for me to imagine the different and explain what is ...
kbk's user avatar
  • 13
1 vote
1 answer
182 views

what is the resolution setting mean in adobe photoshop?

if I already have a height and width of 1920 1080 then what is the setting that says Resolution "72" used for? I have not used adobe-photoshop in forever and I am just getting back into it. so sorry ...
sketcherskt's user avatar
3 votes
4 answers
9k views

Is there a way to create this particular "Pixel Smoothing" Effect in Paint.NET or any other program/site?

So, a while back I was looking for ways to improve the textures of a particular game, and I came across a Pixel Smoothing algorithm for the game Terraria. I particularly had an interest in using this ...
Mister SirCode's user avatar
-1 votes
1 answer
3k views

How to change the image DPI in Gimp or Photoshop?

As said in the title. My customer request 300 dpi, how to change it in GimP or photoshop? Thanks
vannguyen57's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
323 views

Photoshop CS5 Wrongly Shrinks Image Size on Place

At work we use Photoshop CS5. Old, I know, but that's what I have to work with. I'm on Windows 10. Recently, when I place certain images Photoshop is automatically shrinking the image dimensions to ...
Eric Hepperle - CodeSlayer2010's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
316 views

How to convert a Keynote file and preserve resolution of the images?

I have a situation where we start with Keynote files, must convert them to Powerpoint and then back into Keynote before I can work with them. The extra Powerpoint step is 100% necessary. The files ...
Paul Nix's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
67 views

Mix Blackwhite and Colored Photo

I have a set of images which I need to "merge" in After Effects (or any other programm which supports batch image processing): One image is a high-resolution black-white image, the other one is a ...
Marc's user avatar
  • 13
0 votes
1 answer
443 views

Is Photoshop in use for print posters with high quality of text objects?

When creating a poster in Photoshop with 300 dpi settings and export to high res PDF, text do not look crisp enough (after rasterizing text objects). Will it look good after print? Or should text ...
Olenia's user avatar
  • 323
1 vote
3 answers
784 views

Can someone explain me the concept of image resolution in photoshop in relation to indesign and illustrator?

My file has resolution of 150 ppi, i duplicate that file and made another one of resolution of 300 ppi, with resample checkbox turned off. As a consequence of that, pixels from both images haven't ...
bladerunner12's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
3k views

Equalize resolution between two images

I have two images with different size and resolution. I need to do a cognitive experiment so is mandatory that different images are as much equal as possible. Is there any method to reduce the quality ...
Filippo Gambarota's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
3k views

Change SVG-file resolution (DPI) with Inkscape/Illustrator/script... efficiently!

Is it possible to simply open a SVG and save it with different DPI? Since Illustrator exports with 72 dpi and Inkscape "imports" with 96 dpi, my artworks are rescaled. As I rescale documents manually ...
Honeybear's user avatar
  • 213
1 vote
4 answers
22k views

Which is a better print resolution 2400 x 2400 DPI or 1200 X 4800 DPI

What is the difference in print resolution 2400 X 2400 DPI and 1200 X 4800 DPI. Is on better than the other if so how do you measure it
user141429's user avatar

1
2 3 4 5
7