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resize images without loosing quality

Discussion in 'Graphic Design Forum:' started by, Dec 7, 2015.

  1. New Member

    Good day everybody.

    I am looking for a way or other to resize images without loosing quality, I tried some software and online service with no luck.
    Please help.

  2. hankscorpio

    hankscorpio Moderator Staff Member

    You can scale down in size, but not up.

    You always lose quality when enlarging.
  3. Stationery Direct

    Stationery Direct Administrator Staff Member

    All depends on the initial resolution of the image and also what you intend using the re-sized images for. For example if you are working with 72dpi images then you will struggle.
  4. skarekrow

    skarekrow Member

    What image are you trying to enlarge. Is it a photographic image or is it more like a logo etc

  5. scotty

    scotty Well-Known Member

    I find I can blow up a raster image quite a lot and not lose quality by squinting my eyes when I look at it. ;)
    skarekrow likes this.
  6. skarekrow

    skarekrow Member

    This is something we have to deal with every day. People come in with an image the size of a business card or -better still- stolen from a website and ask. "Can you blow this up to the size of a bill board" or "Can I have this on the side of my lorry?"

  7. scotty

    scotty Well-Known Member

    Been there Paul. Feel your pain. :(

    I used get it ALL the time at the company I last worked at.
    Sometimes the logo would be so lo-res that I could hardly make out what it was.
    I even made an info-graphic to give to clients to explain the difference between vectors and rasters, lo/high res.

    Still didn't work.
  8. Artsanac Ltd

    Artsanac Ltd New Member

    My friend also said to me that if we resize the actual image but that have no good resolution decrease the like and visits on social site.So please after resize save them in .png - Artsanac
  9. SparkCreative

    SparkCreative Member

    If the image is high quality to begin with, you can resize up without losing too much quality, using Perfect Resize or a similar plugin. You do still lose a bit, but for large format print, it's often acceptable as the viewing distance tends to be further away. 72dpi images, nothing you can do. I often end up tracing logos, finding them on brands of the world, or extracting them from PDF annual reports that I find online.
  10. cpking

    cpking Member

    Can you please give the image sample for this reason.
  11. cpking

    cpking Member

    You can use Adobe Photoshop for re sizing its very good option.

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