Images and Photos





Photo and imaging software is used to edit and compose raster images; Adobe Photoshop, which dominates the market, has its own topic. Common actions include cropping, slicing, retouching, color replacement, masking and erasing. Other programs include Apple Photo, Corel PaintShop Pro, GIMP, Serif PhotoPlus, Pixlr, PhotoScape, Picasa and IrfanView.

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I'm trying out an application which backs up my iPhone -- CopyTrans Shelbee.  I'm testing that application because I've been using iTunes to back up my iOS devices, and I understand that may not be possible for much longer.  CopyTrans takes forever, during a backup, persisting at the phase called "Camera Roll", and the size of the backup is several GB.  This is a mystery, because I have no photos, favorites or albums stored on my iPhone, no videos, and no recently deleted photos.  If I perform a full backup with iTunes, it takes only a minute or two, and the size of the backup is 250 MB.  It is possible that some ancient photos or videos were stored in iCloud, but I don't know how to access them.  In the iPhone Photos settings, iCloud Photos is turned off.   Any suggestions on how to clear up space in "Camera Roll" would be appreciated.
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I've asked dumb questions before so why not another. In creating a business card for the church the Facebook web address takes up to much space so the pastor wants to replace that with just the Facebook logo. The card template has a image space on the right and text lines on the left.

Since a logo (image) can not be converted to a letter(s) (??) I only see two choices:

a. Take the photo of the church and add the FB logo to the bottom of the photo of the church.
b. There is an extra text line under the photo so I could just enter "see (or join) us on Facebook, and not use the FB logo.

Any other options? Thanks.
Hi. In my web app I am using the following code to view a pdf file. If I want to view an image file such as a jpg or png
file what code would I use? Thanks
    Protected Sub btnView_Click(sender As Object, e As EventArgs) Handles btnView.Click
            Dim oSelectedFile As String
            If Me.ListBox1.SelectedItem.Text <> "" Then
                oSelectedFile = Me.ListBox1.SelectedItem.Text
                Exit Sub
            End If
            'Dim filePath As String = "~/Uploads/" & oSelectedFile
            'Response.ContentType = "application/pdf"

            'Dim FilePath As String = Server.MapPath("piyushsir.pdf")
            Dim FilePath As String = Server.MapPath("~/Uploads/" & oSelectedFile)
            Dim User As New System.Net.WebClient()
            Dim FileBuffer As [Byte]() = User.DownloadData(FilePath)
            If FileBuffer IsNot Nothing Then
                Response.ContentType = "application/pdf"
                Response.AddHeader("content-length", FileBuffer.Length.ToString())
            End If

        Catch ex As Exception
            Me.lblErrorDeleting.Text = ex.Message & " hr556"
        End Try
    End Sub

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Thumbnails not created correctly using ElFinder when uploading jpg files. I find that it works for png files but not jpg . Is there a configuration file that I have to edit to enable thumbnails for file formats other than png?
Thumbnails are being created for the other files types but they are not correct, they are all the same image. For all file types other than png see attached image
About iCloud Drive Photos: Accessing Photos in iCloud Drive for viewing/editing

How do I save my Photos Library [2,612 Photos, 35 Videos - 6.65 GB] on iCloud Drive as same size as Mac.

How do I view these iCloud stored photos rendered same size as on Mac in 'icon' (?) view

This is .HEIC ( (1.9MB on my Mac, but .jpeg (3.4Mb) in iCloud - why the different format?
How to remove the white areas around the wooden cross which is an image. The whole thing is an image

The image shows a word that we need for a church business card as well as a logo on the weekly bulletins. It's the word Celebration for English and Celebracion for the Hispanics.

Someone had the idea to put the T on top of the C and also change the T to a cross. So far the efforts have been in black fonts.

I suggested that most crosses from the days of Jesus were made of wood and thus the cross could be a brown color. They have played around with moving the cross (which is actually the T in celebration) to the left or right to somehow not distort the C.

In my opinion there will be enough other text on the card in Spanish and if the Spanish version of celebration is celebracion then any one viewing the card will know what celebration means. But I do not make the decisions.

So looking for more brain power on how to combine celebration and celebracion? Using colors, fonts, etc.

I'm designing the card and if we can get that word to the liking of the higher ups in the church then I will have to make the word be a photo so I can upload the photo (which will be nothing but the word) and drag that to the proper place on the card. The templates and editing do not offer a T on top of a C. Thanks.

Calling the library

We call the function worker.recognize(path2png, language) for OCR of a PNG in a await function.

async function readPNG(path2png, language) {
 const worker = new TesseractWorker();
   let result = await worker.recognize(path2png, language);
    return result.text;
 } catch (error) {
   console.error("************************** error=",error)

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There is a crash in tesseract and we would expect that it lands in the catch(error), but it does not. Instead, we get this and no callback.

contains_unichar_id(unichar_id):Error:Assert failed:in file /src/src/ccutil/unicharset.h, line 502
abort("trap!"). Build with -s ASSERTIONS=1 for more info.
abort("trap!"). Build with -s ASSERTIONS=1 for more info.

var Module=typeof TesseractCoreWASM!=="undefined"?TesseractCoreWASM:{};var moduleOverrides={};var key;for(key in Module){if(Module.hasOwnProperty(key)){moduleOverrides[key]=Module[key]}}Module["arguments"]=[];Module["thisProgram"]="./this.program";Module["quit"]=(function(status,toThrow){throw toThrow});Module["preRun"]=[];Module["postRun"]=[];var ENVIRONMENT_IS_WEB=false;var ENVIRONMENT_IS_WORKER=false;var ENVIRONMENT_IS_NODE=false;var ENVIRONMENT_IS_SHELL=false;ENVIRONMENT_IS_WEB=typeof window==="object";ENVIRONMENT_IS_WORKER=typeof 

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The Windows 10 user was really productive using Picasa (when it was around)
Rather than continue to use an old version of Picasa, they would like to use an application that has almost the same functionality, especially including:
Automatic sorting by date
Deletion of duplicates
Creation and sharing of albums
Simple editing of photos.

They have an iPhone, a lot of storage in iCloud, and they're using iCloud for Windows for synchronization.

Thanks for any suggestions.
What software program can do something like the below
since I want to take multiple photos on my camera,
then reduced MB size before emailing them ?

 1. Select all files in one directory (C:\pictures\........)
 2. Click compress
 3. Keep original photo height & width size
 4. Compress MB size (making it a little more pixelated)
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I believe this picture file is too small to have any content, but thought I'd ask to see if anyone else had any luck of seeing anything in this pic.
What is the fastest application or method to view jpg files? I have many that I must sort through and by default they open with Quickview Plus. It takes about 4 to 5 seconds to fully paint the picture. Photoshop is also slow. I have a VERY fast workstation and a VERY fast video card. I just need to know which software to use to be able to doubleclick the filename and have it display instantly. I am certainly open to trying several suggestions. Thanks!
I had this question after viewing Photoshop CS6 Export Multiple Layers with Fixed Top Layer Effect on All.  I have an extremely large (383mb) psd file with over 200 layers.  I created the file using photoshop CC (current verison is 2019).  In it I have several base layers that I use for the background for the other layers.  So if I export the layers as a png file I might select layer 6 (which has several styles applied to it) and layer 10 as one image, then layer6 and layer 11, then layer 6 and layer 12, etc.  Sometimes I select the base layer (layer 6) and 2 to 3 other layers in combination.  I want to be able to automate this as much as possible.  I could save a copy of the psd and then flatten each layer so there would never be more than 2 layers selected (the base and the one I am selecting).  There must be some way to do this within photoshop!  Any ideas would be appreciated (I also wouldn't mind getting this large file downsized a little - over 380mb is far too large).
Google Drive has gone a long way in allowing you to set up default folders in Windows for backup to Google Drive through the Google Backup & Sync 'preferences' selection.

This seamlessly creates checked folders for Desktop, Documents, and Pictures by default and allows you to add additional folders for automatic backup to Google Drive as well.

Google Drive then lists out those items very clearly under your 'Computers' section inside of your Google Drive online so that you can easily find what you are looking from when you are not at the computer being backed up.

Contacts from your Android phone can also be automatically backed up to google contacts which takes care of that problem.

My Bookmarks in Google Chrome are now also automatically backed up which takes care of that problem.

Photos can be automatically synced with Google Photos which solves that problem also for both Windows and Android.

How do I obtain a similar solution for handwritten notes so that I can also pull those up on my desktop if needed?
Hello experts.
I got an image size 150 x 150 pixels BMP or JPG
when I make it bigger using mspaint or paint 3d

it loses resolution, becoming bigger blurry

is there any software or visual c, or visual basic source
that i can use to make it  sharper again?
Hi, I am using a perl script to connect to my IMAP server and retrieve my unread messages. I am using Net::IMAP::Simple .. when I find an unread message, I get a full copy of the message. Here is part of my script:

for $i (@mylist) {
$msg = $server->get( $i );
print "Message Number $i contains:\n";
print "$msg\n";
$ret = `rm -f /tmp/msg.txt`;
open(TMP,"> /tmp/msg.txt");
print TMP "$msg";
close TMP;
$line1 = `grep "Subject: " /tmp/msg.txt`;

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I can see the attachment in the "$msg" .. but this is what the attachment looks like:

Content-Type: image/jpeg; name="20190421_132835.jpg"
Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="20190421_132835.jpg"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64
Content-ID: <16a45e7d6e23c578d131>
X-Attachment-Id: 16a45e7d6e23c578d131

Content-Type: image/jpeg; name="20190421_132835.jpg"
Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="20190421_132835.jpg"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64
Content-ID: <16a45e7d6e23c578d131>
X-Attachment-Id: 16a45e7d6e23c578d131

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The data for the JPEG follows after that.

I just downloaded that script to take a look at it. It is not doing exactly what I need to do, and the script has no documentation on how to use it and run it

What I'd like to do is to modify my script so that any attachments are downloaded into a folder.

I have a server running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
I have a directory with a number of jpg files taken with an IP camera. I am trying to concatenate the jpg files into a single mpg video file using ffmpeg with the following command:

ffmpeg -f concat -i /tmp/myjpegs  /tmp/myvideo.mpg

I get the error message:
/tmp/myjpegs: Invalid data found when processing input

There is nothing else in the /tmp/myjpegs folder apart from the sequence of jpg files.

This the the output from the command:

  libavutil      55. 78.100 / 55. 78.100
  libavcodec     57.107.100 / 57.107.100
  libavformat    57. 83.100 / 57. 83.100
  libavdevice    57. 10.100 / 57. 10.100
  libavfilter     6.107.100 /  6.107.100
  libavresample   3.  7.  0 /  3.  7.  0
  libswscale      4.  8.100 /  4.  8.100
  libswresample   2.  9.100 /  2.  9.100
  libpostproc    54.  7.100 / 54.  7.100
/tmp/myjpegs: Invalid data found when processing input
Hello - I am having trouble syncing my Mac photo albums with my iPhone 8. It was syncing a few weeks ago, but now appears to have stopped syncing updates to my photo albums and photo library from Mac to iPhone. The calendar still syncs, but photos do not. I have no idea why this could be. I have everything turned on (i.e. Photo Stream and iCloud Photos) on both my Mac and iPhone. Both area also completely up to date. The Mac just suddenly stopped syncing my photo album updates with my iPhone. Do you have ANY idea whatsoever why this might be? Help!
  Right now I'm working on a basic Django application, I am learning how to upload an image from a User and serve it onto the web-page.  I have no issues when I create a new Topic (class) and upload an image through the Django Admin GUI.  It adds the image into my files structure perfectly, however when I try to upload the image through my html <form> I get a multvalueidictkey error from the enctype="multipart/form-data" on my  (form) action function.  If i remove that enctype from the form I get no errors but the image doesnt seem to append the media_root url.

Error Page
HTML form
HTML form  (form action function triggering error) (form action function triggering error)
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I’ve yet to experience this error yet, but for some reason when trying to open a jpg file or a bmp file I get the error on the picture that’s included. I can open the file by right clicking and choosing open with using paint, but just double clicking the file gives me the error on the picture included.error when double clicking pictureshows apps set as default.
Somehow the picture view is TWINUI, but what seems to be the problem is when I change the default apps settings from TWINUI to paint the screen goes away. Because the screen goes away the settings never stays as paint for the picture viewer, and TWINUI remains the default for pictures. TWINUI is also the default video player for some reason; included a picture.

I tried copying and pasting the below into power shell but didn’t work.
Get-AppXPackage | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode - Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}


get-appxpackage *Microsoft.Windows.Photos* | remove-appxpackage

If I log in as me on the PC with my active directory admin account I can successfully change the photo viewer, but I do not believe this applies to a group policy considering how long this problem has never happened before.

Is there a way to remove the TWINUI picture viewer? I do not see it listed in the add/remove programs, or listed as a feature to add or remove.

Maybe TWINUI picture viewer comes with an update?

This is on Windows 10 1809 Enterprise.

I install a Panasonic scanner, but I …
JPG Image BrokenHi,
  I have Windows Server 2019 and it can't display JPG image files when I changed the view to Large Icons.
 How can I make it display the contents of the file automatically?
 Current file type association of JPG is Paint. So when I double click the file, it opens in Paint, but I can't view them automatically in Windows Explorer.
 Can you help?

I use Photoshop to open a png file and want to add some circle on the image file.

When I draw a circle and select copy and paste, another image is created but they are moving together as a unit. How to separate it ?

How to select a circle ? I click on the circle but it can't select ?

I have a new PPT presentation and just created a group of photos for an animation slide.
Why is it numbering the group as 11 and 12 when this is a brand new presentation and a brand new slide.  This should be group 1 and 2?
I have a problem converting pdf to jpg via ImageMagick.

The following command works successfully by producing a pdf file from a jpg file.

convert.exe -density 300 "C:\TEMP\testing.jpg" -depth 8 "C:\TEMP\testing.pdf"

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However, reversing the process by converting the pdf file back to a jpg file does not seem to work.
Errors are not shown, but no output file is produce.

convert.exe -density 300 "C:\TEMP\testing.pdf" -depth 8 "C:\TEMP\testing.jpg"

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I have installed the latest imagemagick (ImageMagick-7.0.8-37-Q16-x64-dll.exe) from and ghostscript (9.27) from both for Windows x64.

Your kind help would be appreciated.
I have an s3 url which is of the image in jpg format. I have the following code :
        BufferedImage image = URL(url));
I need to calculate the sizeof this image.
How do i do that.
I tried the following :
 public static Integer getSize(BufferedImage bufferedImage) throws IOException {
    ByteArrayOutputStream byteArrayOutputStream = new ByteArrayOutputStream();
    ImageIO.write(bufferedImage, "jpg", byteArrayOutputStream);
    return byteArrayOutputStream.size();

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It gave 18183 bytes for an image of 14Kb which is wrong.

Mainly i need to detect if the size of the image is more than 1 MB.

Please suggest any ways to do it in java or any alternatives to achieve this ?


Images and Photos





Photo and imaging software is used to edit and compose raster images; Adobe Photoshop, which dominates the market, has its own topic. Common actions include cropping, slicing, retouching, color replacement, masking and erasing. Other programs include Apple Photo, Corel PaintShop Pro, GIMP, Serif PhotoPlus, Pixlr, PhotoScape, Picasa and IrfanView.