Subject: Re: Windows freeware to lock in a 3: or 4:3 aspect ratio for cropping
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From: PeterN <"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net>
Newsgroups: rec.photo.digital
Subject: Re: Windows freeware to lock in a 3: or 4:3 aspect ratio for cropping
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2018 21:15:31 -0500
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On 2/20/2018 11:44 AM, Savageduck wrote:
> PeterN <"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net> wrote:
>> On 2/20/2018 12:17 AM, Savageduck wrote:
>>> 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.
>>>
>>
>> LR does not read all of my PSD files. does that mean your statement
>> applies to Adobe?
>>
> Which of your PSD files does LR not read?

The common denominator is some large old files that I saved with PS6. 
There are about 150 of them.

I removed the cross postings.
> 
> I use PSD, PSB, and TIFF, layered, and not, interchangeably between PS CC,
> and LR C CC without issue. So in my case, my statement above does not apply
> to Adobe.
> 
> 
> 


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PeterN