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Old Jan 17, 2007, 08:54 PM   #1
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Wallpaper Resizing

I have three wallpapers (all can be seen linked below). They are too big and stretched out for my MacBook screen. Whenever I set it as my wallpaper a big part of it gets cut out on top. I need to resize them so that they perfectly fit my backbook screen (1280 x 800 I think). Is there a program that will let me do it? Can anyone please do it for me? Is there also a way to remove all those logos and words? Thanks so much.

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Old Jan 17, 2007, 10:33 PM   #2
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You can use Photoshop if you have it, otherwise try GIMP (http://www.gimp.org/), a free and open source Photoshop alternative.
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Old Jan 18, 2007, 12:29 AM   #3
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Hahahaa, those wallpapers are great! heheeee. wonderful.

Anyway, you can get OS X to do it for you man, just go to System Preferences>Desktops & Screensavers and find the fit to screen from the pulldown menu. That will make the pictures fit perfectly.
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Old Jan 18, 2007, 02:08 AM   #4
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Yeah I tried the "Fit to Screen" option but the picture of the picture got cut off. What else can I do? Thanks.
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Old Jan 18, 2007, 02:50 AM   #5
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The "stretch to fill screen" option in the Desktop System Preferences will do this. The picture might get squished/streteched out of proportion in some way... it's either that or crop it.
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Yeah I tried the "Fit to Screen" option but the picture of the picture got cut off. What else can I do? Thanks.
Really? Are you sure you did that right?
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Old Jan 18, 2007, 03:26 AM   #7
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You can crop and resize from within iPhoto. The resizing happens when you export the final image - it lets you select a resolution.
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