31 05, 2013

Briefly about GIF

May 31st, 2013|Categories: General, PaperScan, Tips & tricks|Tags: , , , |

Hi folks, Today we will try to give you a quick overview of the GIF file format. GIF format was introduced by CompuServe in 1987. Soon, it became widely adopted because it supported colors (unlike its CompuServe predecessor, RLE) and it was small-sized (thanks to [...]

17 05, 2013

More on Interpolation in Bitmaps

May 17th, 2013|Categories: General|Tags: , , , |

Hi folks, Today we are going to provide some more details on interpolation algorithms, not because we intend to annoy you with mathematics but just as an attempt to offer simple explanations to terms you might have encountered and puzzled you in imaging and photo [...]

10 05, 2013

Bitmaps, PPI, and DPI

May 10th, 2013|Categories: General, PaperScan, Tips & tricks|Tags: , , , |

Hi folks, As promised in the previous article, today we will try to untangle the frequent confusions generated among many computer users by this simple word: "resolution." To do that, we are going to explain screen resolution, printing resolution, pixel dimensions, physical dimensions, and how [...]