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Is there a way to change the dpi of an imported image?


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I've created a book cover for upload to Amazon's kindle site, however they want the image at 300 dpi....

 

The images I used for my project were created with "Logo Creator"  and it exported them at 72 dpi...Is there a way to change the dpi density?

 

Thanks!

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Press ctrl+R. In the window that appears, there is an option to change the resolution of your image.

 

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DPI only works with printers.

 

Amazon want you to provide an image 1600 x 1000 pixels for your Kindle cover.  This is the only size you need be concerned with, so make your canvas that size and you'll be OK.

 

Trust me - I'm a published Kindle author ;) 

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Paint.NET uses the specified DPI to estimate the print size.  That is all. Changing the DPI will not alter the image size (which is expressed in pixels).

 

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Requirements for the size of your cover art have an ideal height/width ration of 1.6, this means: 

• A minimum of 625 pixels on the shortest side and 1000 pixels on the longest side 
• For best quality, your image would be 1563 pixels on the shortest side and 2500 pixels on the longest side

 

source: https://kdp.amazon.com/self-publishing/help?topicId=A2J0TRG6OPX0VM

 

Nowhere does it mention DPI.  Save yourself the effort and just make the cover image 1000x1600 (ratio of 1.6).  This size is specifically mentioned in the detailed KDP guide.

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