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KEN GRANT
05-12-2017, 02:19 AM
how to create 300 dpi of images

gsahli
05-12-2017, 08:24 AM
Ken, you need to tell us more about what you are doing. 300 dpi was the old normal for laser printers, now the normal is 600. More expensive printers do 1200 or more.

lclev
05-12-2017, 09:24 AM
Also if this is for photos you need to tell us what DPI the originals are and what apps/software you have to work with so we can give details.

Lisa

pigoo3
05-12-2017, 10:13 AM
Thread moved to better area. Not an "OS X Operating System" topic.

Thanks,

- Nick

RadDave
05-12-2017, 04:29 PM
how to create 300 dpi of images

Hi Ken - welcome to the forum! :) As already stated you've provided nearly no information to even offer a response. But just to see if you understand the basics - ppi = pixels per inch which is used for image and monitor resolution (e.g. 72 ppi is standard for a computer screen), whereas dpi = dots per inch and is used for a description of printing density (or resolution) - see first pic. Now, if you are wanting to print off a monitor and/or print from a DC image, then total pixel amount is critical - decent printing (i.e. both size desired and quality of the print) requires a high pixel density (see second image, blue ovals) - e.g. if you want a good 5x7 inch print at 300 dpi, then a 3 MP image would be required. Let us know if this is the type of information you need. Dave
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KEN GRANT
05-12-2017, 06:17 PM
Ken, you need to tell us more about what you are doing. 300 dpi was the old normal for laser printers, now the normal is 600. More expensive printers do 1200 or more.

THANKS for your response