DonAithnen (donaithnen) wrote,


Does anyone happen to know of any good programs for shrinking/enlarging images? I tried Paint, but its "stretch/scale" function ends up garbling really large images if you shrink them too much (ie down to 100x100 LJ icon size) and Picasa and the image editor that came with my camera (z-something?) don't seem to have a scale option at all, at least not that i can find.

So far the best way i've found to deal with it is open up the image in something that will visually scale the image (Picasa and the other thing) and shrink it down a lot, take a screen shot, and paste it into Paint. Repeat if necessary. It gets reasonably good results but its a pain in the ass to do. Clearly the scaling algorithm for Paint just sucks.

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