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 Post subject: Help with Gimp XCF file.
PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2009 3:45 pm 
When I edit a photo using Gimp and save the file as JPG , it does not look the way it did before I saved it . I have the Gimp window open with the picture I have saved and when I compare the 2 , I can see the one I just saved is a bit darker , some detail is gone , and it just not seem right.


I saved the file to XCF but it only opens in GIMP.

I have not resized the photoso I am wondering why the results are turning out like this ? I have posted a pic below.

Also when I save , I get a message saying ,


** Your image should be exported before saving as jpeg for the following reasons.

Jpeg plug-in cant handle transparency

flatten image

The export conversion won't modify your original image. **





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Last edited by goldengloves on Tue Feb 08, 2011 12:21 am, edited 1 time in total.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 14, 2009 8:34 pm 
Check your colour management settings in the GIMP - I don't know which version of it you have, but 2.4.x and 2.6.x (where x is just a number, usually used to mark bug fix releases) do have some basic colour management capabilities.


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