On 1/22/06, Bob Snyder <bob.snyder@...> wrote:
> I often take large photos and want to reduce the sizes for attaching to
> email. When I resize them in gqview and after the image has been painted
> to the window, a terrific anti-aliasing is applied. Now I understand
> that since gqview is an image viewer, not an image editor, I need to do
> my resizing with another tool.
> I have looked for an anti-alias option in a few other editors (xv, image
> magick, gimp) and haven't found it although I confess I didn't look at
> every possible option.
Gimp, "Scale Image" should be fine (menu Image, item "Scale Image").
You can choose the interpolation method (None, Linear, Cubic).
> How can I get the great anti-alias effect of gqview in a true image
> editor? And (morbid curiosity) is it possible to turn off the anti-alias
> effect in gqview?
Yes, through Preferences, Image tab, "Zoom quality".
Choose for instance "nearest" if you want to spped up image resizing,
but you'll get a lower quality.