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Need help converting an image file...

zhen_roguezhen_rogue Registered User regular
edited August 2009 in Help / Advice Forum
Dear image software gurus:

-I have a 2000x2000 pixel png image that's around 10megs in size.
-I want to use this image as my desktop for a winXP system.
-The 10meg size however is more of a burden than I want/need on this system just for a desktop image.
-I'd like someone to first of all crop the 'square' aspect ratio (2000x2000) into an image size that matches my desktop resolution - 1920x1200. There is plenty of 'slop' at the top and bottom of the image to achieve this crop.
-Beyond this, is there any possibility to save the file as a different type of image file, without losing any of the crispness or color intensity? I've tried using Adobe to save it into a .jpg for instance, and while the 300k filesize was fantastic, the terrible washing of the colors and the pixelation/blurring was totally unacceptable.

If you'd be interested in giving this a go, please PM me your email address (or post it here if you want) and i'll email you the 10meg original png to work with.

Thanks in advance for any assistance!

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    ImprovoloneImprovolone Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Download paint.net and figure it out yourself (we can help), thats a fairly useful thing to be able to do on ones own.

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    SeñorAmorSeñorAmor !!! Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    I'll do it for you if you really want, but you might want to try Irfanview first.


    *edit*
    All my contact info is in my profile if you need it.

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    zhen_roguezhen_rogue Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Great links, thanks for the leads.

    I'll try them both and see what I can do.

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