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Hi all, does anyvody know of a free image software that I can make frames for all of my images, to put on EPZ???
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Yes the GIMP. All image editing software I have ever used support frame making, just re-size the canvas or image. I am certain it is in the learn section
But for posting to EPZ, its best not to as all you do is make the image even smaller.
A quick google gave me this:
Its free to try
Thanks Ive got gimp but I cant find out how to do that, and Just had a look on the http://www.newfreedownloads.com/Multimedia-Graphics/Image-Editors/Framing-Studio... but that is free to try but $24 to buy so I probly won ure that one, thanks
Quote: Thanks Ive got gimp but I cant find out how to do that ...
I would guess what you want is under the menu Script-Fu -> Decor -> Add Border.
IF it is just a colour border, then decide how many pixels you want the border to be, and re-size your picture to be 600-border pixels wide. Next re-size your canvas to be 600x600 and keep your image in the middle.
If you want a black or white border select that option in the re-size dialogue box.
Suppose you want a 2 pixel wide colour line, with white around it as a border. Re-size your image to 590 x 590 pixels. re-size the canvas to 594 x 594. copy your image to the top layer, select all of the bottom layer and fill it with white.
re-size the canvas to 596 x 596. Stick another layer beneath your white one and fill it with whatever colour of line you want.
Then re-size the canvas to 600x600 and select the white fill. You now have a coloured line etc etc.
Play with it and free borders. But it does rob you of image size and often looks tacky.
I agree with Strawman!! adding a frame to your EPZ shots will make them really small.
Do you have Photoshop Elements? There are alot of spare copies out there. Ask some friends if they have a copy that they do not use. Alot of people do have spares/unused software as Elements used to come free with some new printers and cameras.
Hope this helps,
Sorry about that comment I had just made I was on my dads acount becasue he was just on here, and I thought that it was on mine, so I deleted it the comment i had made to people who didnt see it were
Thanks everyone, Im getting CS3 soon, so will that help??
You could also have a look at Faststone Image resizer, you'll need to venture into the advanced settings, the yellow flower and pink rhododendron in my pf were done with it
if you have photoshop or photoshop elements there are any number of free plugins you can download.
google free photoshop plugin
and adding a border doesn't necessarily mean you are resizing your image. It depends on how you compress your pictures. Compression doesn't have to mean loss of size.
I think the point was that you are limited to certain pixel dimensions on this site. Adding any border will eat into these dimensions and reduce the size of the displayed image.
OK thanks people, much appreciated.
I always add the border after resizing for Epz (allowing for the border dims) as the border sometimes seems to degrade if you do it beforehand.
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