web app screen shots - putting them on a picture of mac monitor - quality is awful

Posted on 2015-02-11
Last Modified: 2015-02-15

I'm trying to make my own version of this image:
when i take a screen shot and resize it, it looks awful and you cannot read any text etc
any ideas what i'm doing wrong?
Question by:websss
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by:Paul Sauvé
ID: 40603251
why are you resizing?

here is the largest image I found for the Avada theme:Avada

Author Comment

ID: 40603259
i'm resizing my tracking screen shot and trying to put inside the mac monitor

I dont want avada screen....i want my own screen
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Paul Sauvé earned 500 total points
ID: 40603341
Methinks your screen image is too small. Perhaps this larger one may do the trick (I also put it in tif format to conserve the transparent background): jpgapple-monitor.tif
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Author Comment

ID: 40605208
when i try this it looks good

What is the best way to make this image smaller without making it look awful?

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ID: 40605213
how did you make that image so big?
I need to do the same for the Ipad and iphone images!
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Expert Comment

by:Paul Sauvé
ID: 40606087
>>What is the best way to make this image smaller without making it look awful?

Generally, when you resize an image smaller, it won't affect the quality.

>>how did you make that image so big?
I need to do the same for the Ipad and iphone images!

I used Google Chrome and found a larger image. There is a Google Chrome extension called Search by Image (by Google) that makes searching for images quite simple. Find any image then use this extension to fins all sizes of any image.

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