Do People Still Print Their Photos?

 

Nowadays, it seems that not so many people are into printing their photos. They take selfies and wefies, post them on social media, keep it safe in a cloud service, and that’s that. Trillions of photos will remain in their digital form and will most likely never see themselves printed as it was a decade or two ago.

No, this isn’t a grim fact. It’s just how things are these days.… Read the rest

Why Is WebP Still Not Popular Yet?

In 2010, Google first introduced WebP to the world. It was hailed as the best image format for the web. In Google’s own words WebP is …

“… a modern image format that provides superior lossless and lossy compression for images on the web. Using WebP, webmasters and web developers can create smaller, richer images that make the web faster.”

Well, it’s 2018 now and WebP is still not quite as big as Google had hoped.… Read the rest

Crop Images For Your Instagram Profile

Instagram Photos

 

Instagram is an amazing way to get your images out there, give an insight into your life, and share beautiful pictures. Over 800 million users are already doing this, 500 million of them on a daily basis.

If you’re an avid Instagram user or just like browsing, you surely noticed something about these images: they are all square. When you take pictures on your phone, they usually come in a 16:9 (landscape) or 9:16 (portrait) ratio.… Read the rest

Crop Images Online – API Tutorial

 

Image editing is a big part of the image converter options of online-convert.com’s RESTful API.

Next to basic image editing when it comes to color, quality, DPI, and image size, there is something else you can do to your pictures and photos using the API: cropping. For tutorials for the basic image editing, check out this article: Basic Image Editing Via API. The cropping will be handled in this tutorial.… Read the rest

De-Skew Crooked Images – Website Tutorial

Before digital cameras, photos had to develop and you received them printed on special paper. This was common even when digital cameras slowly took over and even today, people like to print out their favorite shots. What if you want to digitalize old photos and albums though? Then you have to scan those images to make a digital copy.

Usually, scanners give you numerous ways to make sure your image is angled correctly.… Read the rest

Crop Images Online – Website Tutorial

Image editing is an almost substantial part of our lives by now. Almost no image is uploaded to social media that hasn’t been enhanced in some way. Face tuning, filters, adding stamps and emojis, and more.

On Online-Convert.com, you also have the possibility to apply some basic image editing when converting your image files. Of course, this is also possible when creating screenshots from a video. We have explained the image enhancing settings already.… Read the rest

Getting The Best Out Of JPEGs

Go visit any website. The pictures used there are most likely JPEGs. Indeed, JPEGs have been the go-to web image format for web developers and even common folks. But, is there a way for getting the best out of JPEGs? How do you make sure you’re not compromising loading speed and quality?

Get to know your camera

Different camera brands have different Out of Camera (OOC) JPEG flavors. This is due to sensor choices as well as in-camera processing algorithm.… Read the rest

Solve Image Upload Errors On Social Media & More

 

When working on the web, images have a huge impact. They are catching the eye of a potential customer or buyer and gain a lot more reach and views – and thus conversion – than simple text posts on social media.

Unfortunately, sometimes it is extremely difficult to work with images due to certain restrictions and conditions you have to follow. They differ from Facebook to Twitter, from WordPress to Tumblr, etc.… Read the rest

Optimizing Images for Your Blog

If you want a successful blog, you need to start paying as much attention to the images in it as the content. Yes, content is king, but people prefer to read content interspersed with interesting images than a solid wall of text.

Here are some tips to optimize images for your blog!

 

1. Use descriptive file names

Avoid generic image file names such as DSC10098.JPG. Instead, use a more descriptive name that fits the image and its purpose.… Read the rest

Apple’s New Image Format HEIC

If you own an iPhone, iPad or another Apple iOS device, you have certainly noticed this already. Apple released a huge update from iOS 10 to iOS 11. This update came with some major changes and improvements. And it came with new file formats.

Since we at Online-Convert.com focus on file conversion, the latter is what we want to focus on in this article. iOS 11 introduced two new media formats: HEIC and HEVC.… Read the rest