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I want to resize some JPEGs so that I can print them at 4x6, 5x7, or 8x10. I can ensure that the images are 300 dpi for best quality. Is there a template I can use that shows me a 4x6, 5x7, or 8x10 window, in which I can place the photos and crop them accordingly?


 


Alternatively, what is the best (easiest) way to crop JPEGs to fit standard print sizes?


 


Thanks.


Arthur

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Do the math :D

 

4x6 @ 300 DPI = 1200x1800 pixels.

5x7 @ 300 DPI = 1500x2100 pixels

8x10 @ 300 DPi = ?

 

 

In case you didn't find the resize function - press Ctrl + R or find it in the Image menu  (Image > Resize)

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Yes as EER already stated, it just a simple math equation. DPI/PPI only has value when you want to print.

 

That's too simple ;-)

 

There are plugins which allow you to enter values with a unit and the result of the plugins depend on the dpi value.

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Thanks, all, for the responses. I understand about sizing and dpi.


 


Suppose I have a 300 dpi JPEG that measures 6.97 inches x 4.15 inches. To make a 4x6, I'd leave the 4.15 dimension as is, but I'd want to crop the 6.97-inch side more precisely, evenly  on both sides, to 6.4 inches. What's the best way to do that in Paint?


 


Thanks.


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