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How to convert a normal photo into an equirectangular image?

You can not do that on your image as you have it. 1) You want a cylindrical projection on a sphere. First your canvas needs to be at one exact proportion. 3.1416:1 (Use any pixel sized canvas you ...
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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

Auto tracing doesn't work with gradients. You don't need 3D software for this. Use a vector image editor such as Illustrator or Inkscape (which is free), trace the bitmap just as a solid black graphic,...
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Resize before convert or convert before resize?

Resize prior to any lossy compression - this gets you the best quality result for the intended pixel dimensions. Lossy compression like .jpg save space by calculating relationships and change of ...
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How to convert Sketch format file into vector file for Illustrator?

Illustrator doesn't open Sketch files. You'll need to open it in Sketch and export it to a vector format that Illustrator supports; namely PDF, EPS or SVG. Which format you use depends on your ...
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What file format should I export in to allow my .ai files to be opened in CorelDraw?

This sounds like a job for .eps. Save your .ai file as .eps, and preferable choose a somewhat older standard if Illustrator asks you for one. .eps is made to be an interchangeable vector format. ...
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Quality Loss when convert SVG to WMF

Don't use WMF. It's a very old format, and it can't handle curves properly - in fact it doesn't seem to support curves at all. It might be possible to add nodes to help smooth everything out, but it'...
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What's the best free tool to convert PNG to SVG?

Thanks, @Billy Kerr! I saw the posts on StackOverflow (first and second) and figured out I'll need to use potrace. First, convert PNG files to BMP, because potrace can work only with BMP. It is ...
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Convert PNG pixel arts to SVG without tracing

I am a programmer who looked if someone did this before I did (for a pixel art web game). I made a web tool that is, while slow, functional. It shows you the result and the SVG source code: https://...
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How to convert Sketch files to a layered Photoshop file?

It is very easy with Photopea: File → Open Choose a Sketch file. File → Save as PSD. I am an author of Photopea. If you have any problems, write me an email to [email protected].
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Convert 8bit sRGB to 4bit grayscale with ImageMagick

No idea why but identify seems to always assume sRGB. Your image should actually be grayscale. If you use the -verbose option it will report the correct color space. For the bit-depth you need to ...
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Illustrator (.ai) to Photoshop (.psd) conversion

Most probably because your export color profile (RGB) does not match your document color profile (CMYK). Change "color model" to CMYK
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Avoiding PNG --> JPG image conversion for Twitter profile image

As others have suggested, first: Add at least one pixel of transparency to the image (use the corners of the image, where it will be cropped to a circle anyway) Secondly though: Use the mobile ...
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Importing markdown content in InDesign?

You need to check-out the content first to edit the placed ICML. In the layout, select the text or graphics frames to edit and choose Edit > InCopy > Check Out. See Working with managed ...
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How to convert a normal photo into an equirectangular image?

Original image: Increase canvas size and use content-aware fill, to give the image more sky and ground. I used Photoshop: You will use the Polar Coordinates filter in the next step. Here's an image ...
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Converting .png to .ico leaves black border

Without access to the file in question it will be hard for anyone to say for certain what your issue is... As an alternative you could always use the free and open source program GIMP (GNU Image ...
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Convert .svg to multisize .ico in bulk

First you need to install imagemagick and svg2png ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" < /dev/null 2> /dev/null brew install ...
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How do I convert my .svg to a woff icon font?

I found a web site called Glyphter which accepted the .svg file I created from your .png image. I changed nothing in the image, but inadvertently assigned it to the letter B. The conversion of the ...
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What's the best free tool to convert PNG to SVG?

You can't actually "convert" PNGs to SVG. It's not possible. There's no one to one mapping of raster images directly to vector images. However, you can certainly auto trace raster images to ...
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How to convert a normal photo into an equirectangular image?

Your image have realy litle information and is too small. Also dont have a equirectangular geometry. But you can do it in Blender, its free. Just render it in "Panorama"> "equirectangular"> "Render. ...
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Convert batch EPS to SVG using ImageMagick?

As has been said by others, ImageMagick isn't really for vector-to-vector conversion. I don't have much experience using Inkscape with .eps files, so I don't know reliable it is for ones that weren't ...
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Export Adobe Photoshop color table (.ACT) file as csv file

Well, in photoshop you do not. But the file itself is just a list of 8bit binary rgb colors (according to adobe). So converting that to a csv should be pretty trivial to do with say python for example,...
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Convert an Illustrator CC file to a layered PDF

Illustrator files actually already contain PDF data. If you rename an illustrator file from .ai to .pdf, it opens as a PDF in PDF viewers, and the top level of layers of an Illustrator file opened as ...
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How to convert file to machine embroidery format?

Unfortunately, your assumption that there is no software to automatically perform this conversion is pretty accurate. There are online conversion tools that can do the conversion for you, but in my (...
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What is the most efficient (size-wise) lossless format to store 2 bit color depth indexed image, preferably in Gimp?

GIF and PNG are both lossless, the 'best' format to use will depend on the actual content of your graphics. Different styles of illustration and levels of detail will compress differently. Try both ...
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How can I digitize my vector to a DST for embroidery (for free)?

Converting an image file to DST or any other machine embroidery format isn’t same as like converting JPEG to PNG or any other. Also, wilcom truesizer software converts one embroidery file to another ...
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Avoiding PNG --> JPG image conversion for Twitter profile image

You need to force Twitter to respect your png. And for twitter png means "transparency". So just add 1 pixel (or line) of 1% transparency and save as truecolor PNG and it should work.
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How to work with this peculiar kind of JPEG? (Invalid JPEG marker type)

File ending is just metadata in the filename. Nobody is forced to use the file ending that corresponds with file type. In fact there are lots of lesser known file endings that have several ...
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