|FROM ||From: "Dr. Jason L. Amerson"
|SUBJECT ||Re: [Hangout - NYLXS] [Gimp-user] Image Compression
|Thank you for your help. I will give that a try. I know about copyright
issues but when I scan in books or magazines it is for my personal use. I
never distribute them.
On December 2, 2020 17:46:20 Liam R E Quin wrote:
> On Wed, 2020-12-02 at 10:59 -0500, Jason Amerson via gimp-user-list
>> I scanned in a magazine as JPEGs, 300 dpi and high compression, but
>> still each file is over a megabyte. When I create a PDF using these
>> files, it is over 250 MB. I was wondering if you could tell me how to
>> compress these files in GIMP so that the resulting PDF will be of
>> normal size.
> A PDF for printing is nomally hundreds of megabytes per page.
> if you mean, normal compared to PDF files on the Web, scale the images
> down to e.g. 96ppi. )96dpi). You may need to use unsharp mask on htem a
> little afterwards.
> Obviously a magazine will be copyright, as Cliff pointed out, so
> remember it's not in general legal to redistribute even for no money.
> unless you get permission, unless both the magazine and all items in it
> are out of copyright- e.g. it's mover than 70 years since the death of
> any artist or writer involved.
> Liam (slave ankh)
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