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post #1 of 16
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Hey there,

I'm not sure where to post this and if someone asked about this already, but I wanted to know it finally cos its bothering me since always.

So yea I've made a picture of my wallpaper. Once in actual use as wallpaper on my desktop and once as picture in photoshop.



Can someone tell me why the windows wallaper quality sucks so much compared to the simple image viewing ?

And is there a way to fix this ?
Edited by pnkspdr - 6/9/11 at 2:51pm
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post #2 of 16
Is it rescaling ?
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Whats the original resolution of the wallpaper? Looks like it's being stretched to fit?
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post #4 of 16
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Original of the wallpaper is 2650 x 1767

It happens too if I change the size of the wallpapaer too tho. And with some other 1080p wallpaper too
Edited by pnkspdr - 6/9/11 at 3:04pm
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post #5 of 16
so its being squished down..
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As I just said it happens with alot of 1080p wallpaper too
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post #7 of 16
You seem to have some sort of shell mod?

Could that be causing the issue?
Edited by TEntel - 6/11/11 at 11:56am
post #8 of 16
No no, it's simple.
For some reason W7 compresses wallpapers by converting them to jpg before use.
To solve the problem, save your picture as a jpg and apply it as a wallpaper, should work.

If not, I'll think about something else :/.
post #9 of 16
You might want to shrink it to the right size inside an editing program. I'd assume windows rescaling isn't the most optimal.
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post #10 of 16
Looks lie windows is compressing the image..
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