Poor rendering of text Images by FastStome Image Viewer

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by aigle, May 19, 2007.

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  1. aigle

    aigle Registered Member

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    I use FstStone Image viewer as my default image viewer. I hope some of the other users here are using it as well.

    I wonder if anyone has noticed that FS Image Viewer is OK as far as images are concerned but it is very very poor in rendering "full screen text images" when u open these full screen text images in a smaller size( window mode-- not full screen). While windows builtin image viewer is good in this regard.

    See the difference. This is a part of a full screen text page from Opera browser. When I opened full screen image in smaller window mode in FS Image Viewer, text was hardly readable.

    I sent them a mail about this long ago but no response at all.
     

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    Without fully reading the links, I will say that I captured images with FS Iamge Capture and saved them as JPEG. Is it enough?
     
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    JPEG is a lossy format.

    Have you tried saving as a .png or .tif or .bmp (lossless)?

    Mike
     
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    One guess... Is Smoothing checked (turned on) in FastStone? Depending on the photos in question, some are better with it on and some are not.
     
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    i will try both and report back.
     
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    Smoothing- no effect.
    Saving in BMP- no signifacant effect too.
     
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    They replied really fast this time.

    These options worked.
     

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    Interesting! I have never adjusted that setting. I'll have to try it... :)
     
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