Psp 8

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  1. Bexlee

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    When I have done a bit of basic editing, such as red eye removal or a little cloning, originally large photo files (around 2000KB) will be saved as much smaller files- as low as 400KB.

    Why does this happen & how can I prevent it?
     
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    Are you saving it at less then 100% quality.
     
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    As Keanyboy says really.
    With any editing program you want to keep your original as it is and 'save as' (with a new file name) once you have edited. That way if you screw up you have not lost anything.
    In psp8 when you 'save as' you have a drop down box where you choose the file type and lower down an options button - that is where you set the quality (file compression) and therfore the size of the saved image file.
     
  4. Bexlee

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    Thanks guys- I see it now- in 'options' after 'save as'. Presumably the 'lossless' option would keep the image the same quality automatically.

    I always keep original images so it will just take a bit of time to retouch a few pictures.
     

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