Images used in PowerPoint showing up blurry

Discussion in 'Design and Graphics' started by Lincoln 6 Echo, Feb 10, 2006.

  1. macrumors member

    Nov 29, 2005
    I'm creating a PPT and when I insert a picture (from a file). They appear a little bit blurry or soft around the edges. I saved these images from Photoshop as a JPEG (@ 12 maximum quality, 72 dpi). Even if I make them 96 dpi they still look the same.

    An ideas? Is GIF or TIFF better? Or is it just a matter of needing higher resolution images (ie. 300 or so). In PS the images look nice, but in PPT they get blurry and soft.
  2. Moderator emeritus

    Jul 4, 2004
    Presuming you're using Office 2004:

    Do your images at a higher resolution in Photoshop and in PowerPoint change the preferences.

    Preferences>Save>Save slides as graphics files>Advanced resolution settings.

    Try anywhere 180-600ppi.

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