On Tue, Feb 08, 2005 at 08:19:29PM +0200, Antti M?kel? wrote: > Hi, > > Where can I set the default quality when saving JPEG images? The default 85 > is too low, I want to use 98. I could not find a suitable setting anywhere, > either in config files or in menus. Where is it hidden?
Open up jpeg.c, change #define DEFAULT_QUALITY to whatever, rebuild, install, and you're done. > (No lectures on the default 85 being "enough", thank you - it is not > enough, and I can clearly see artifacts on my edited digital photographs if > saved with 85.). You do get the lecture from the libjpeg documentation: Quality values above about 95 are NOT recommended for normal use; the compressed file size goes up dramatically for hardly any gain in output image quality. -Yosh _______________________________________________ Gimp-user mailing list Gimpfirstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.xcf.berkeley.edu/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user