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Toulouse

Paint.NET doesn't show actual image size?

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Hi all, 

 

I recently got a new computer (running Windows 10) and downloaded paint.NET, and I'm finding that the size of images when zoomed to 100% isn't accurate to the size the images save as. Rather, images save as they appear 150% zoomed. What's going on and how can I fix it?

 

Here's the size of an image as it appears 100% zoomed in paint.NET vs. the size it saves as.

 

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It says 200x200 pixels in the status bar, and it looks like it's 200x200 pixels to me.

 

It may look larger in other software if they are utilizing the image's DPI setting.

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Hold on, the images look the same size in those screencaps I've just realized.

 

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This is how it looks on my screen. I want to save the image the way it appears at 100% zoom like in the first screencap. Surely the 100% zoom should show the correct size? Is there something I should change about my screen resolution? I am trying to scale down from the original image so the picture looks clearer but it just looks blurry at 150% size. I tried just viewing it at 150% and scaling it down smaller with that output at mind but the final image still looks like a zoomed version of the 100% version, if you get my drift? 

 

I don't think the problem is with the program I'm opening the image in, it uploads to imgur and opens in other photo viewers the same way.

 

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Like I said, the image likely has a DPI setting in it, buried in an EXIF metadata blob.

 

You should be able to change this in Image->Resize. The standard "Resolution" setting should be 96 pixels/inch. If it's different than that, then change it to be that and then save it.

 

The long answer: 

 

 

 

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I know what dpi is, but thank you. I went back to double check and the dpi is already set at 96. I haven't changed the dpi on any images on this computer yet so I'm quite sure it was at 96 dpi before, too.

 

Is there nothing else I can do to have paint.NET display the image size correctly within the program? It seems to me it is treating the smaller "100%" size as the actual full size of the image and scaling accordingly, and this is very frustrating because the version I actually get is blown up and blurry.

 

Problem was with Windows 10 scaling the images up in my browser/image viewer(s). Thanks + sorry to bother you.

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