Scanning pictuers

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by Solafaa, Jul 27, 2004.

  1. Solafaa macrumors 6502a


    Jul 15, 2004
    Daddy said not to talk to strangers
    I have some pictuers (3 x 4 and 4 x 6) and i want to save them to my computer so that i will have them for years to come. I have a HP all-in-one and i wanted to know at what res should i scan them?

    btw thw pics are B&W.
  2. Chip NoVaMac macrumors G3

    Chip NoVaMac

    Dec 25, 2003
    Northern Virginia
    If you are looking for archival storage, then you will want to scan at the highest optical resolution. You may also want to see if your scanner is compatible with Vuescan. This will allow you to control the scans a bit more.

    I would also suggest that you save in both JPG and TIFF.

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