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Windows 7: Resizing wallpaper/need help

09 Sep 2010   #1

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Resizing wallpaper/need help

I have a few wallpaper's of different sizes, i would like to know if they can be resized up to either 1900x1050 or 1680x1050, i will upload them one at a time to see if anyone wants to take a shot.

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09 Sep 2010   #2

 

i have tried to do it but after it is resized the quality is lost.

maybe others can try but i dont think they can make it in any good quality.

i think this topic will be of use to you:

resize pictures
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09 Sep 2010   #3

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Thanks lorddennis i appreciate the effort
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09 Sep 2010   #4

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Images can be resized for different aspect ratios but it takes a bit of work and time.
This also depends allot on the image itself. Sometimes a bit of cropping is required which will result in the image being slightly "cut off" along the edges but this is unfortunately unavoidable with some pics.
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09 Sep 2010   #5

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Thanks PooMan i just thought it was a cool pic, it's no big deal i was just curious if it could be done
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09 Sep 2010   #6

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Here's another one

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09 Sep 2010   #7

Windows 8 Pro 9200 x64 w/Media Center
 
 

I opened your image in photoshop, selected pixels, created work path, applied a layer and vector mask, then resized it with the ration fixed. This left an image with 1680x1264. I removed the layer and vector mask, deleted the work path, the using the rectangle select to mark the upper half of the image above the sunset. Then using the select tool with the box at top checked for 'show transformation controls' selected, grabbed the box at top and drug it down approx. 180px. Then selected the image only and cropped off the clear space left at the top of the canvas. I got lucky and it came out at 1680x1046, so a simple resize later this is your 1680x1050.


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09 Sep 2010   #8

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DMHolt57 View Post
I got lucky and it came out at 1680x1046, so a simple resize later this is your 1680x1050.
Pal I'm not trying to put a damper on things but it looks a bit squashed to me ... or is it my eyes


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09 Sep 2010   #9

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my main objective was to keep the sun round, and make the picture fit his screen, my approach may be different than yours...pal...
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09 Sep 2010   #10

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Best I can do with your predefined dimensions. I also enhanced the color a bit. May I ask why u need it in those exact dimensions? There's no way to change the dimensions without either cropping it, layering it (as I did a bit of both), or "squashing" it, to quote u. lol As for doubling the size without losing resolution, not much chance of that either. If it's pixilation you're trying to avoid, then I suggest using a softening tool.


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