Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Exporting for print and web, part of GIMP Essential Training (2012).
When it comes to saving files for both print and Web, you're going to use the export feature…inside of GIMP, and the export feature allows you to export images out of GIMP in a variety…of different formats, ranging from GIF, all the way to JPEG, even a Photoshop file, and a TIFF.…So it really depends on the destination of the file, and of course, the settings at which…the person you're sending it to requires it to be.…So if you're sending this out to a commercial printer, check with them first to see exactly…what type of file, what size file, and all that good stuff they want, then you can go…into the Export command, and you can select the right file type, and determine if that's…going to generate the right type of file.…
You can also, if you're going out to the Web, ask your Web designer or Web developer exactly…what size the image needs to be. You can do all that for them here in GIMP using the scale…command, the crop command, and all that kind of stuff, and then you can export it out in…
- What is GIMP?
- Performing nondestructive edits with layers
- Exploring blend modes
- Adjusting transparency
- Making selections
- Creating layer masks
- Adjusting color and contrast with Curves, Levels, and other auto adjustments
- Sharpening images
- Using patterns and gradients in your images
- Fixing image flaws
- Enhancing photos with filters
- Automating your workflow
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 09/04/2014. What changed?
A: We added a movie that explains why you can't achieve some of the effects shown in these tutorials in the Windows version of GIMP. This is due to the fact some plugins have been removed since this course was recorded. Watch the "IMPORTANT: Before we get started" to learn more about how these changes will impact you.
Q: I don't have access to some of the tools and can't create some of effects shown in this course. What's wrong?
A: Unfortunately, some plugins have been removed from the Windows version of GIMP since this course was recorded. Watch the "IMPORTANT: Before we get started" to learn more about how these changes will impact you.
Photoshop CS6 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost10h 30m Beginner
Learning Photoshop for Design (2011)with Deke McClelland3h 36m Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started
2. Working with Layers
3. Creating Selections and Masks
4. Manipulating Images
5. Working with Paths
6. Working with Text
7. Using the Paint Tools
8. Fixing Image Flaws
9. Exploring the Filters
10. Automating Tasks
Using the batch processor5m 15s
11. Printing and Saving Images
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