ROUTINES AND PROGRAMS
Scaling programs are also used to reduce the bit-depth of an image and different processes result in substantially different quality.
Effects of Scaling Programs: Note the image quality difference between these two derivatives created by different conversion software.
Several Web sites listed at the end of this section provide helpful information on scaling programs, optimizing graphics, and choosing file formats to enhance image quality. Consider also whether the program offers batch processing and user-defined scripting capabilities, and get a sense of the total processing times. Minutes spent on one image quickly add up to days, weeks, and months, depending on the size of your image collection.
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