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How Do I Convert Pics From Gif Format To Jpg?  
User currently offlineJetmatt777 From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 2831 posts, RR: 33
Posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 2090 times:

What the title says...How do I convert pics from gif format to jpg?
Thanks ,
Jetmatt777


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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31702 posts, RR: 56
Reply 1, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 2084 times:

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regds
MEL



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User currently offlineBaylorAirBear From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 2913 posts, RR: 49
Reply 2, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 2083 times:

Copy it to your desktop (if you are a Windows man), and just rename it xxx.jpg. That works for me.

BAB



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User currently offlineJeffSFO From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 844 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 2056 times:

Try this, it's free:

http://www.download.com/FastStone-Im...0-2192_4-10430383.html?tag=lst-0-6


User currently offlineBirdwatching From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 3827 posts, RR: 51
Reply 4, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 2053 times:

DON'T!

It's like converting a lawnmower into a gumbo shack.

Gifs and Jpgs are for completely different purposes, and you will do no good by converting it. In addition, your converted image will still only be on a 265 color pallette. Gif= large simple arrangements of shapes and colors, jpg= photos



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User currently offlineBaylorAirBear From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 2913 posts, RR: 49
Reply 5, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 2051 times:

Quoting Birdwatching (Reply 4):
It's like converting a lawnmower into a gumbo shack

 confused  I really wonder about you sometimes  Wink

MR. OUAGADOUGOU



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User currently offlineJeffSFO From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 844 posts, RR: 4
Reply 6, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 2044 times:

Quoting Birdwatching (Reply 4):
DON'T!

It's like converting a lawnmower into a gumbo shack.

Gifs and Jpgs are for completely different purposes, and you will do no good by converting it. In addition, your converted image will still only be on a 265 color pallette. Gif= large simple arrangements of shapes and colors, jpg= photos

For the most part he's right, but not entirely. It depends on what you want to do this for.

Changing a GIF file with flat colors, text and simple shapes to a JPEG is not recommended. However, you're not going to destroy an image or anything if you do convert something from a GIF to a JPEG and sometimes doing so can be really useful.

For example, this image that I found on the web was saved as a GIF when it really shouldn't have been:



After I threw it into Photoshop, added some noise, softened it up with the gaussian blur tool and saved it as a JPEG, it looks quite a bit different:



Hope this helps. If you have any further questions please feel free to ask.

Cheers,
Jeff


User currently offlineAviation From Australia, joined Dec 2004, 1143 posts, RR: 21
Reply 7, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 2030 times:

Adobe Photoshop is expense but is great for any little thing like this and big editing jobs! But if all you want is to convert gif to jpg you really really do not need it!

Thanks,
Aaron J Nicoli



Signed, Aaron Nicoli - Trans World Airlines Collector
User currently offlineNoUFO From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 7965 posts, RR: 12
Reply 8, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 2012 times:

Quoting BaylorAirBear (Reply 2):
Copy it to your desktop (if you are a Windows man), and just rename it xxx.jpg. That works for me.

In this case you'll have an 8 bit GIF with a JPG suffix, not a JPG kompressed 24 bit graphic.



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User currently offlineSlamClick From United States of America, joined exactly 11 years ago today! , 10062 posts, RR: 68
Reply 9, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 2007 times:

You should also be aware that .jpg files have lose data when opened and saved repeatedly. I wish I'd understood that when I scanned some pictures that I no longer have access to. They have seriously deteriorated over the years. Now when I get a picture I know I want to last I save an archived copy as a .tiff


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User currently offlineJetmatt777 From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 2831 posts, RR: 33
Reply 10, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 2007 times:

does imageshack allow "gif" photos


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