.png files double in size when i import them in anime studio

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marcelvaneijk
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.png files double in size when i import them in anime studio

Post by marcelvaneijk » Thu Apr 11, 2013 11:57 am

How come my . png file doubles in size when i import them in anime studio?

i made a image of aprox. 32x42 in photoshop
when i import it anime studio and make a screenshot save it as a.png it seems to have doubled in size

is there someway to fix this?
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Re: .png files double in size when i import them in anime st

Post by neeters_guy » Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:24 pm

marcelvaneijk wrote:when i import it anime studio and make a screenshot save it as a.png it seems to have doubled in size
Could you clarify what you mean by make a screenshot? Did you do a render or a screen capture?

I'd suggest that before you import your image, set up the correct size in the project settings, ie., 32x42.
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Re: .png files double in size when i import them in anime st

Post by arfa » Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:04 am

A screen shot of an AS window is no indication of pixel size - it scales according to how many panels you have open, etc.

Neeters suggestion is the only accurate measure. Does the 32x42 fit the project window?
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Re: .png files double in size when i import them in anime st

Post by slowtiger » Fri Apr 12, 2013 9:39 am

Dimensions of bitmaps must be measured in pixels. Not inches, not centimeters, not werst.

An image 1920 px wide will be 1920 px wide when imported to AS. Set you AS project to HDTV dimension (1920 px wide) and you should see the imported image line up with the blue rectangle in the production window.

It doesn't matter whether your image has 72 dpi or 300 dpi - this is only an instruction to a printer to spread the same amount of pixels over a different area of paper. AS only spreads pixels 1:1 according to its project settings.
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Re: .png files double in size when i import them in anime st

Post by marcelvaneijk » Sat Apr 13, 2013 2:21 pm

all right guys i'll look into this.
if it works out, thanks tou you all.
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