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 downloaded an .AI image from Adobe Stock. But I don't own Adobe Illustrator, so I can't convert it to JPG or PNG to use in PowerPoint. It won't load in Inkscape, either. Is there a free, or at least inexpensive way to convert it?
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User keen on home photography has photos all over the place

What the best way to store / edit with a view to uploading some and making a calendar or photo book once a year of the favs ?

They have pics all over the place and can seem to get an album together as some in iCloud / flicker on pc etc

Thanks
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I have 1000s

But when hooked up to pc there are 160 customer says...

How to access the rest that may be thumb nails ?

So she seems to have thumbnails and the rest in the sky somewhere .... is Icloud the likely place ?

Thanks
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Hi,
I get problem to attached file, for that, "it should be less than 480x480 px". How to adjust the file?
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hi experts,

 I have a user that has adobe acrobat PRO DC and when she opens a pdf and then goes to file>export to>image> JPEG she gets this error below.

this feature is not included in your current acrobat license.

help....
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paint sad face No More Paint?
With the news of MS Paint being killed "deprecated", I just had to express my feelings in the only appropriate way I could... I mean, it's certainly not a great image editor at all, but at least you could count on it being available on any Windows system. Even when I've had much better tools at hand, it was still a frequent go-to for really quick-and-dirty screen grab cropping and annotating.

How do you feel about this? Do you mourn the loss or feel it's long overdue?
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by:Colleen Kayter
Just found this in my Flipboard feed... the official Windows blog weighs in:

https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2017/07/24/ms-paint-stay/#8lWRWbejtARvOvBR.97
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by:Brian Matis
Andrew:
There's literally no risk associated with keeping it, so not sure why Microsoft is even considering removing it.

Well, that's not completely true... There are always maintenance costs for something like that. Even if new features are stopped, there's still a chance that changes in the OS or APIs would necessitate updates to the program, or at the very least, ongoing QA to verify that other updates didn't cause a problem. Plus, when there's something new like Paint 3D, keeping the original Paint around could stop people from switching over.

Hey... now that I'm thinking about it more... I didn't even know that Paint 3D existed until I saw the news yesterday about Paint being killed... Maybe this was all just a brilliant marketing stunt for Paint 3D?!
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I need a iphone backup app (Windows PC or iPhone) that will backup EVERYTHING (texts, phone call history, contacts, photos, etc.) and allow you to restore to a different or same iphone assigned to a DEP/MDM account.  I'm moving my companies iphones to a DEP/MDM solution and having a difficult time finding 1 app that backs up existing info on an iphone and getting that info back on the phone once it's configured on the DEP/MDM system. iTunes backup will not work because it requires an apple account to restore.

Anyone with any help in this particular situation would be greatly appreciated.
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Hi, is there software or an app that will take a photo of a handwritten message, be it on any light coloured paper, and convert it to line art automatically so that what is produced is somebody's handwriting on a white/transparent background? For example, I write a note on a piece of paper, photograph it with my phone and upload it to a website or run it through some software to produce an image of my handwriting in black on a white/transparent background.
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Not all students like writing. It might seem like a complex and a completely unnecessary skill, especially if your course seems to have nothing to do with writing. But actually, it’s not like that at all.
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when I import data into the org chart wizard even tho I indicate I have no pictures, all of the formats include a place for photos. I want to change my org charts to just have a plain box. How can I do that without having to reformat each box?
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I need to use Photoshop CC to elect an object and place a darker border around it.

For example, this image...

typical object
How do I do this in an automated way? I do not want to draw the lines myself, with the line tool.

Thanks.
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Came across this on Wired today:
https://www.wired.com/story/ai-will-make-forging-anything-entirely-too-easy
I highly recommend following the "Watch" link within; it leads to a video on YouTube of one of the researchers from Stanford editing a video of George W. Bush to insert new facial and speech expression in real time using an off-the-shelf webcam.
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Yep... We're going to need entirely new techniques for determining and maintaining authenticity for things like this. Hey, maybe that can be one of those uses for quantum computing somehow... I'm also thinking blockchain solutions too (even though I really have a pretty weak grasp on blockchain, it does seem like a primary purpose is to help with data integrity.)

Photoshop brought about many similar problems for photography and all sorts of techniques have had to be created to detect when things are doctored.

But really, it's most important to always have a healthy level of skepticism... Even without any sort of editing of a photograph, it's easy to bend the truth just by what you choose to show in the frame!
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This technology is scary, but it's coming whether we like it or not.
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Hi,

I'm a Windows guy, so maybe I'm missing something...

When I open up a Macbook Pro and lick on the Photo app, I can see all (14K) photos.

I've recently installed Lightroom 6, and tried importing those photos into the Lightroom catalogue. Problem is, I can't find the Mac Photos folder during the Lightroom Import process.

What am I missing?

Thanks in advance.
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Hello Experts,
We have jpg, jpeg, tiff AND BMP formats for images.
using c# how can I do to programatically add names or titles to each image?
If possible a source code exanple with the main instructions.
Regards,
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Hello,
I am having problems accessing my photos on my laptop. Usually when I connect my phone to my laptop a little window pops up on my phone asking me whether or not I trust the pc I'm on, however, it has suddenly stopped doing that, and consequently I am not able to view my photos on my laptop, except for Icloud.
Does anyone have a solution to this?

Thanks
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Oh men!,
How to change background color to a bitmap

I have Corel  X 7 and photo paint
Im atach the bitmap please you guys!
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Recently my hard drive failed.  I was however able to recover my system by restoring a Carbonite disk image.   All seemed well until I tried to open a  .pdf or .jpg AFTER the restore.


The following message is generated when I try to open a .pdf:

Adobe Acrobat Reader could not open '<file name>.pdf' because it is either not a supported file type of because the file has been damaged (for example, it was sent as an email attachment and wasn't correctly decoded).


The following message is generated when I try to open a .jpg:

Windows Photo Viewer can't open this picture because either Photo Viewer doesn't support this file format, or you don't have the latest updates to Photo Viewer.



My computer is a Dell XPs (6 years old) which is running Windows 7 Home Premium as its OS.

Also, the hard drive that failed was a 1 TB drive and was replaced with a 2 TB drive.  I had to use "diskpart" to allow the file system to recognize all of the new drive's increased disk space.



What could have caused the corruption of these types of files (they seem to be the only ones affected) and is there any way to fix them.
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According to this...

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Reduce-the-file-size-of-a-picture-8db7211c-d958-457c-babd-194109eb9535?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US&fromAR=1


I should have the option:

"Under Picture Tools, on the Format tab, in the Adjust group, click Compress Pictures."

Is this not supported on Word 2017 Mac?

I need to compress the images.

Thanks
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I have an 85 page Word Document with 85 images, and when I convert it to PDF the file size becomes 1.33 GB!

That is totally unacceptable.

I am flummoxed that the file could never be so huge. These image are in the size range of 1MB to 10 MB.

Are there different file formats I could use that convert better?

How do I reduce the resolution to those images? I am hoping for a Word feature that lets me reduce resolution inside Word versus me needing to handle each image outside of Word, which will take the whole day.

Thanks.
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I often need to publish one - thirty jpg photos. I do have a website exclusively for this purpose. I am definitely not doing things the easy way.  I first must size the photos, then bring them into a program that assembles them into a mini album then publishes them. The program that I currently use is IRFANVIEW.  I am 99% sure that there is a free or next to free site that will enable me to perform this process MUCH easier. Can any Expert recommend one or two sites that are relatively troublefree for me? I would appreciate it.
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Receiving error when attempting to open media files such as jpg and jpeg files.  Using Kaspersky Total Security so I cannot enable Windows Firewall Service. Tried to research this error message and only found one or two references with suggested solutions. However those solutions have not worked.
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Is there an easy way without using the WWW to get background/foreground colors from the image itself that I am editing?
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I have made dozens of videos with Videowave and then converted them with ConvertXtoDVD4.  I am making one for a reunion and everytime I try to burn it, it has a blue film over the entire production.
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I need to adjust image sizes manually for the rime being, since I do not yet know how to maintain aspect ratio on size reduction.

So, I need some measurement tool for the X and for the Y.

Does that exist?
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I see that neat feature too Place an image, but when I try and shrink if from the top corner, the aspect ration changes, making the image useless.

How do I adjust the size and force to to remain true?

Thanks
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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.