GIMP comes with standard filters that supports creating gradients; look under Filters+Light After you’re done with your image, you can export it in PNG format. One of the most common uses for GIMP, is to prepare images for web sites. To export an image with transparent areas that do not have a soft transition. Most of the file formats that GIMP can open, can also be used for saving. Exporting an image does not modify the image itself, so you do not lose anything by.

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Exporting a PDF From GIMP

You can read this comment in the Image Properties. Export Image as MNG. This does not alter eeksport image, though: Simple binary transparency is supported in the GIF format; one color from the indexed color palette is marked as the transparent color. A byte allows colors. Progressive With this option enabled the compression of the image will be inserted progressively in the file.

Saving Images with Transparency

In this text box, you can enter a comment which will be associated with the image. Save thumbnail This option lets you save a thumbnail with the image.

Since PNG format supports indexed images, you have better reduce the number of colors before saving if you want to have the lightest file for the Web.


You can set the delay, in milliseconds, between frames if it has not been set eksporg. There are several commands for saving images. ekspport

You can export your image in the PNG format with the default settings. Layers will overwrite what is beneath. Reducing the number of colors below is not useful: This ensures that you always get at least the minimum quality specified in your defaults.

This is old, but efficient and fast. PackBits is a fast, simple compression scheme for run-length encoding of data. The fast integer method is much less accurate than the other two. To eksporg an image with transparent areas that do not have a soft transition, similar to GIFremove the alpha channel.

The compression can use this to treat slightly different colors that the eye perceives as very close, as identical colors.

Quality When you save a file in JPEG format, a dialog is displayed that allows you to set the Ekspott level, which ranges from 0 to Latter, you can use Load Defaults to load the saved settings. If your image has many transparency levels, the Internet browsers gkmp recognize only two levels, will use the background color of your Toolbox instead.

Advanced settings Some information about the advanced settings: If you have only made a few changes to the image, then re-using the same quality setting will give you almost the same quality and file size as the original image. The main problem is that Konqueror is the only Web navigator that recognizes the MNG animation format.


Every other format preserves some image properties and loses others. GIMP allows you to save the images you create in a wide variety of formats. It does not, however, support transparency or multiple layers. Unless you are a JPEG expert, the Quality parameter is probably the only one you will need to adjust.

The EXIF data is not altered in any way when eisport do this which means that some of its fields are no longer valid. Exporting an image does not modify the image itself, so you do not lose anything by exporting. This will minimize the losses caused by the quantization step, compared to what would happen if you used different quality setting.

Save color values from transparent pixels When this option is checked, the color values are saved even if the pixels are completely transparent. The human eye is not sensitive in the same way over the entire color spectrum. If your image is a photograph with lots of colors, you should use jpeg.

Table of Contents 1. Saving Images with Transparency.