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Converting images

You can convert your photos to either JPEG or TIFF images and in various sizes suitable for different purposes.

An image format that uses “lossy” compression to achieve small file size. It’s often used to send photos by e-mail or display photos on the web.
An image format that can use “lossless” compression; however, file sizes are usually quite large. Despite that, this is usually the best format to use for import into other applications.

To convert your photo:

  1. Select File > Convert…
  2. Optionally enter a new name for the converted image.
  3. Select a destination folder for the converted image.
  4. Select the type of image to convert to: JPEG or TIFF.
  5. Select the color profile to include.
  6. Select the rendering intent.
  7. Optionally, check Black point compensation (applies only when the rendering intent is Relative Colorimetric).
  8. Optionally, enter a width and height in pixels in the Resize To text fields to scale down your photo.
  9. Optionally, enter a different resolution and select a unit.
  10. Set the quality (for JPEG) or bit depth (for TIFF).
  11. Select whether to use LZW compression (TIFF only).
  12. Click Convert.

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Converting images