[OT] images: best transparent format
roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Sun Oct 30 14:37:06 EDT 2011
On Sun, Oct 30, 2011 at 12:54 PM, Richmond wrote:
> On 10/30/2011 05:32 PM, Roger Eller wrote:
>> Try Sumo Paint On-line. Transparency is supported, and it can save as PNG.
>> It's like having Photoshop Lite inside your browser.
> The emphasis being on "Lite" (which is, itself a bad sign, as somebody has
> economised on letters and
> spelt a 'Lite' version of 'Light'; which, to a certain school of thought
> means ONLY bad spelling).
> One of the snags of Sumo Paint (compared with GIMP) is that one cannot
> save images to one's computer
> with layers and so forth preserved, that can, later, be edited in other
> graphic programs.
> To me, at least, Sumo Paint, seems to contain a small subset of the
> capabilities of GIMP + it will not
> work unless one has an internet connexion.
I should have known better than to abbreviate a word when communicating
with a school teacher. Sorry. ;-)
Since everywhere I work seems to have an internet connection, but doesn't
always have GIMP or Photoshop, or admin rights to install software, in a
pinch, you can at least create/edit images with transparency with
SumoPaint. I love GIMP, but sometimes other options are good to have too.
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