From: Eric Stevens <>
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 Sun, 18 Feb 2018 14:07:27 -0600, Savageduck
<savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}> wrote:

>Paul<nospam@needed.invalid> wrote:
>> Savageduck wrote:
>>> nospam<nospam@nospam.invalid> wrote:
>>>> In article<>, Savageduck
>>>> <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}> wrote:
>>>>>> In Windows however, not so. BMP is the native image format in that OS. i.e.
>>>>>> used by the graphic kernel.
>>>>> Not being a Windows user, I don¹t understand this idea of holding on to the
>>>>> BMP format when there are much better ways to go.
>>>> don't lump all windows users based on the actions of a few.
>>> I know. As far as I know we only have a single BMP obsessed Windows user in
>>> this NG.
>> So you've never run into a situation before, where a
>> tool doesn't support the entire spectrum of file formats ?
>Fortunately for me, no.
>For Mac users we have a very neat piece of software, “Graphic Converter”
>which pretty much does that job. It can dig up some pretty obscure file
>Otherwise Adobe CC, and some third party plug-ins cover my photo editing

I have the situation where Corel Photo Paint (CPT) images cannot be
read by Corel Paint Shop Pro (PSPImage) or by Photoshop.

I know of no software which can read them all.


Eric Stevens