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

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

Best File Formats for Prints

Just because your document looks great on your computer screen doesn’t guarantee it will look that way in prints. It’s a common issue for printed documents or images to have unwanted quirks that are not visible on the computer monitor. This is why you should save files in formats that are most suitable for prints.

 

But what are the best file formats for prints?

It depends on what kind of files you’re trying to print.… 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

How To Save Images & Videos From Snapchat

Snapchat is a widely popular and interactive app. There, you can share images (snaps) and videos with your friends. The special thing about Snapchat is that both images and videos will disappear after 24 hours. Thus, unlike with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, there is no history of things and stories you have posted.

So far, so good. This is probably what you already knew about Snapchat. In this article, however, we will explain how to download videos and images from Snapchat in order to save them longer than 24 hours.… 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

Why You Should Consider Converting From JPG To SVG

There are many different image formats on the world wide web and even more when you regularly download, take and edit pictures. If you work with image files, either professionally or on a private basis, you surely came across the so-called SVG image format. Even if you haven’t actively worked with it yet, there are many advantages of this format.

Thus, in today’s article, we will have a look at why it might be useful for you to convert your already existing JPG and PNG images into the SVG format.… Read the rest

Decrease & Increase Your Image Size Online [Tutorial]

Editing an image is, nowadays, an almost daily thing. Adding filters on Instagram, retouching a selfie before uploading it, creating cover images for Twitter or Facebook… Apps like Snapchat and Instagram, but also image sharing services like Tumblr, Imgur and Flickr live from strong visuals.

However, not everyone can afford to have Photoshop installed on their computer. Let alone the limited space on your phone that is too precious to be used for the one millionth app.… Read the rest

Images For The Web — WEBP

In an earlier article, we have had a look at Google’s open standard files already. There, we have shortly talked about and given an overview of the file formats developed and distributed under an open standard license by Google.

However, we never touched the topic of why you may want to take, save, store or convert your pictures in Googles open format. Thus, we dedicate this article to one of these formats and give it a much closer look!… Read the rest

How To Open Camera Raw Images

As a photographer, you are used to working with images in a so-called raw format. But even non-photographers may stumble upon Raw camera images—and have difficulties opening them. Most picture viewers are unable to open such camera raw images, making it impossible to view, print, or edit them.

But what are camera raw images even? Which cameras produce them? And what are they good for?

Online-Convert has the answers to these questions!… Read the rest