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#1 xx66stangxx

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Posted 17 September 2007 - 11:44 PM

I looked at a previous topic in this forum and didn't really see the right program I wanted. Basically I want to be able to resize a small image to an large image without distortion. How can I do that? I use Photoshop cs3 and Illustrator cs3, is there another program I can use to resize the images without distortion?

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Posted 18 September 2007 - 06:27 AM

You have just so much information stored in those smaller images.
When you try to enlarge an image, you're basically pulling the pixels apart, and the program has to "guess" what is to occupy the additional space between the pixels.
Most programs aren't very good at "guessing".
I imagine, there are some high-end (expensive) image editing programs that are better at "guessing", than other programs, but I can't say for sure.
Even then, I'd imagine the results would be mediocre, at best.
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Posted 22 September 2007 - 05:41 AM

As tg1911 explained there is little that can be done to bitmaps. Vector graphics (the kind you create with Illustrator) can be resized as much as you want, but for bitmaps Photoshop CS3 is probably as good as it gets for now. Dr Ariel Shamir has done some breathtaking work in this area but it is not available for public consumption yet.
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Posted 24 September 2007 - 07:52 AM

try a piece of software called liquid resize. this is free and is based arround the same principle.

Here is the link

http://www.thegedanken.com/retarget/
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