Subject: Re: Windows freeware to lock in a 3: or 4:3 aspect ratio for cropping
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Subject: Re: Windows freeware to lock in a 3: or 4:3 aspect ratio for cropping
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On Sat, 17 Feb 2018 20:50:48 -0500, nospam wrote:
>>   This is designed to be simple, quick cropping and
>> resizing, while retaining the best possible image
>> quality when desired. (Crop a JPG and you'll
>> lose some quality, 
> 
> not when it's a lossless or non-destructive crop.

That's true for lossless. But the cropping itself is always destructive.

>> but you can minimize the
>> loss, or avoid it by saving as BMP.)
> 
> and drastically increase its size.

IMO, BMP should only be used when a software doesn't support a better image
format. How it stores 24bpp image pixels is unacceptably wasteful.