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Old Mar 16, 2006, 4:40 PM   #1
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I am using corel paint shop pro x for a trial for 30 days. Whenever I try to resize and save a photo to post I cannot do it. I get back that the size is too big. I resized it to 640 x 480. What else should I do to fix this problem? thanks for any input and advise.
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Old Mar 16, 2006, 4:44 PM   #2
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You may want to reduce the PPI or DPI. 72 or 96 is usually good enough for computer viewing. Save the file under a different name!

You can also reduce color depth. 256 is usually adequate for computer viewing, but this would be my last resort.
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Old Apr 4, 2006, 12:17 AM   #3
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i dont know about paintshop pro x but in photoshop there is an option on the "save as" to save for web. this reduces the filesize dramatically.
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Old Apr 4, 2006, 2:08 AM   #4
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If you resized it to 640 X 480 and saved it as a JPG it is small enough for most boards even at maximum quality/minimum compression. Steve allows 250k and a 640 X 480 JPG is always smaller than that. If you are posting on another board with a lower size limit use a lower quality for the JPG.

A 640 X 480 image is exactly the same size whether you use 72PPI or 300 PPI.

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Old Apr 4, 2006, 9:17 AM   #5
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You say its a 30 day trial version?

One reason you may not be able to save could be that Corel doesn't allow saving in the trial version.
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Old Apr 4, 2006, 11:30 AM   #6
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When your 30 day trial is up, here's a site where you can download Paint Shop Pro 7.0 and upgrade to 7.04 that somebody posted here before:


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