How to Resize a Screenshot or Photo in Paint Shop Pro

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How to Resize a Screenshot or Photo in Paint Shop Pro

Postby In Memory of Wendy » February 25th, 2014, 12:37 am

This tutorial was written by Wendy, well before she passed away. I saw no reason to replace it, since it's such an excellent tutorial. Thank you, Wendy, for all you did for us while you were still here on Earth with us.

NOTE: This process is pretty much the same in whatever version of PSP you may own. Though there may be a minor change here or there, you shouldn't have any troubles following this excellent tutorial.


1) Open Paint Shop Pro (PSP) and click file, from the menu click open

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2) In the new window that opens click the small arrow in the look in box to find your screenshot. Screenshots in TS3 are located in Documents, Electronic Arts, The Sims 3, Screenshots.

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3) Select the screenshot that you want to resize, then click open.

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4) The final size of your screenshot is dependent upon your screen resolution, mine is set at 1280x960 you may have to alter your resize dimensions to get the same size.

Click resize from the menu.

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Before resizing ensure that the following box's are ticked, Resample using,Lock aspect ratio, Resize all layers.

Pictures can be resized in pixels or by percent.

I'm going to resize the screenshot to a size of 700x525 pixels or a similar percentage size is 55x55

5) Picture showing pixels

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6) Picture showing percent

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7) Insert the new screenshot size width 700 and height 525 using pixels or width 55 and height 55 if using percent.

Click ok.

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8) The picture has now been resized, open file and save your picture by selecting save as.

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9) In this new window select your location in the top box ( desk top is a good location or documents)

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10) In file name type in a name for your picture, in the save as type box select the format in which you want the file saved as. (JPG is a good choice)

Click save.

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11) Resize complete.

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Re: How to Resize a Screenshot or Photo in Paint Shop Pro

Postby psychedelicsim » February 27th, 2014, 12:46 pm

Thank you for this tutorial, Wendy and for all of your wonderful contributions to the community. We miss you!
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