From: Savageduck <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com>
Subject: Re: Windows freeware to lock in a 3: or 4:3 aspect ratio for cropping
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Eric Stevens<eric.stevens@sum.co.nz> wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Feb 2018 14:07:27 -0600, Savageduck
> <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote:
> 
>> Paul<nospam@needed.invalid> wrote:
>>> Savageduck wrote:
>>>> nospam<nospam@nospam.invalid> wrote:
>>>>> In article<auudnaNRad4nVRTHnZ2dnUU7-InNnZ2d@giganews.com>, Savageduck
>>>>> <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> 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
>> formats.
>> <https://www.lemkesoft.de/en/products/graphicconverter/>
>> 
>> Otherwise Adobe CC, and some third party plug-ins cover my photo editing
>> needs.
> 
> 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.

I am sad to report that even Graphic Converter couldn’t be bothered with
Corel Photo Paint.
<https://www.lemkesoft.de/en/products/graphicconverter/key-features/i...

....and if Corel couldn’t bother to have compatibility between their own
apps, it tells you all you need to know about Corel, and CPT.

-- 
Regards,
 Savageduck