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Hello all, 

 

I need an exact resolution of 96.00. When I set the resolution to that and click ok, I double check to make sure it's 96.00 (it is). After saving the file and reopening the resolution is 96.01. The .01 makes a difference in my field of work and it has spent hours of my time trying to figure this out. I am saving an image as a bitmap, and then opening in MS paint to make it a monochrome bitmap (not color). Any suggestions to try or workarounds?

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I was able to replicate this:

1. Open paint.net

2. Image > Canvas size

Verify that the resolution is set to 96.00 dpi.

3. Click OK.

4. Image > Canvas size

Verify that the resolution is set to 96.00 dpi.

5. Click Cancel.

6. File > Save as...

Save file as png format, for example Blank.png

7. Close paint.net

8. Right-click on Blank.png and "Open with paint.net"

9. Image > Canvas size

Notice that the dpi setting is NOT 96.00. Mine turned out to say 95.99.

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I noticed something similar with the resoloution changing from 96.00 to 95.99 for no obvious reason?

I just 'resized' it back to 96.00 but did not notice any change in appearance. I am curious as to the reason too.

 

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This appears to be a bug in the OS.

 

I don't have a direct workaround, at least not within the confines of Paint.NET -- I'm sure you could use an external metadata editing utility to change it to be what you need.

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I'm talking with some folks at Microsoft about this.

 

Imagertech, what version(s) of Windows are you using? Are you on 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) ?

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