Subject: Re: Windows freeware to lock in a 3: or 4:3 aspect ratio for cropping
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, JJ<email@example.com> 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.
no it isn't.
everything lightroom is non-destructive, including cropping. you can
un-crop and/or re-crop at a later time.
in photoshop, uncheck delete cropped pixels:
> >> 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.
bmp is obsolete.