RetouchPRO

Go Back   RetouchPRO > Tools > Software
Register Blogs FAQ Site Nav Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Software Photoshop, Lightroom, Paintshop Pro, Painter, etc., and all their various plugins. Of course, you can also discuss all other programs, as well.

genuine fractuals and dreamweaver 4

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 06-16-2002, 11:38 AM
airubin airubin is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: New York City
Posts: 79
genuine fractals and dreamweaver 4

I started to experiment with genuine fractals and found that I could not import the .stn images into dreamweaver 4. I double checked with .jpg files and it work normally. I have not contacted genuine fractals, yet-but I thought that I would post my experence.

I'll probably use GF for printing, but not web images.

Alan

Last edited by chris h; 06-17-2002 at 03:07 AM.
Reply With Quote top
  #2  
Old 06-16-2002, 07:44 PM
DannyRaphael's Avatar
DannyRaphael DannyRaphael is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Near Seattle, Washington, USA
Posts: 6,300
Thumbs down

Alan...

This is valuable info to know. Thanks for sharing your discovery.

~DannyR~
Reply With Quote top
  #3  
Old 06-17-2002, 07:08 AM
Stephen M Stephen M is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 439
Adding to the post from Alan, for people who may not have heard about Genuine Fractals or STN files...

The STN format is proprietary and is not pixel based. One opens the STN file into the GF plug or using a QuarkXpress xtension. In the case of the image editor plug - the STN file can be 'rendered' out to pixels of any size/resolution (as the data is resolution independent fractal data).

GF is used for two things - image compression and fractal interpolation (invention) of pixels. Although the web can benefit from small file sizes, I do not know of any GF based web viewing. I don't think GF is suited to the web, although it could render out a small image - it is usually purchased for its ability to resize large amounts of pixels with supposed better results than other methods.

More on resolution and fractals can be found at my links page - shortcut link below:

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~binar...V_links.html#R

Regards,

Stephen Marsh.
Reply With Quote top
  #4  
Old 06-17-2002, 08:20 AM
thomasgeorge's Avatar
thomasgeorge thomasgeorge is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 1,045
As far as I know the only programs which will open .stn format are the GF line of software which has to be installed as a plug in into which ever program you wish to use it in.
There would be no value in using .stn for regular web work, as its purpose is to allow for a single file to be stored with minimal disc space and then opened and resized to meet whatever need there was then resaved in the appropriate format. It just saves you from having to have copys saved in different formats/sizes and cluttering up your hard drive with duplicates. Tom
Reply With Quote top
Reply

  RetouchPRO > Tools > Software


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:10 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright © 2016 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved