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I am running Win10 and using Chrome as my browser.  I am not highly skilled at tech.  I use jpg 100% of the time so I always have to select that when I am saving an image as Paint.net has a default for PNG.  It's just a nuisance but if their is some easy way to change the default to jpg pls tell me step-by-step.  Maybe there is some way to eliminate the other extensions.  I have looked in Chrome settings but didn't find a solution.  Many thanks.

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7 minutes ago, charlesleach said:

... if their is some easy way to change the default to jpg ...

 

Sorry, there is not.

 

7 minutes ago, charlesleach said:

Maybe there is some way to eliminate the other extensions.

 

Sorry, there is not.

 

7 minutes ago, charlesleach said:

I have looked in Chrome settings but didn't find a solution.

 

Google Chrome and its settings are completely unrelated to Paint.NET.

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Paint.NET will always default to an image format that won’t lose image fidelity. It chooses PDN format for images with layers and PNG for single layer images. This way you don’t lose image quality when saving. 
 

If you wish to save as JPG (which is lossy) you need to make that choice, every time. That way, when your image degrades over time, it was by your conscious choice—Paint.NET can not be blamed. 

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Thank you. I understand your answer.  I use jpg because the blog I use will only permit me to upload jpg's.  I didn't think Chrome had anything to do with the extensions offered by Paint.net but the posting (on this site) I was reading went into great (and confusing to me) detail about changing something in the Microsoft browser - didn't make sense to me but I'm no techie.  I love Paint.net and will continue to use it but I wish there was a way to default to jpg.  Peace.

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In time you'll become familiar with the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Shift + S (aka Save As...) ;)

 

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I sort of agree about this - not the default which I would not want be changed but when you're saving as a particular image file type regularly during a session if PDN remembered and used that chosen format as default, until manually changed, throughout the session it would be useful.

I often find myself editing a set pictures for posting on a forum and each time you save one as a JPG or whatever you have to go through the PDN save format menu each time to select what you want. If it just remembered the last save format it would save time if nothing else.

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