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Questions tagged [graphics]

Pictures displayed on a computer screen

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Trying to do an un-bootable image disk backup on a re-formatted 1TB WD Passport external hard drive

I am running macOS sierra on a mid 2012 MacBook Pro, and just recently came across a problem where I can no longer bypass login and got stuck on a loading screen before it eventually goes to a black ...
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VLC on 10.7.5 audio but no video

I am trying to watch .avi/.mkv/.mp4 with vlc on a 10 year Macbook with 10.7.5, only sound plays. On vlc 2 and 3, the window of video keeps on trying to maximize and then closing. On VLC 0.9, it simply ...
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Did my correspondent receive pixelated photos? [duplicate]

I was sending important photos to someone on Facebook messenger. They were all taken on iPhone 8 and the resolution was high. When I sent them, the WiFi was low and I could see on the conversation ...
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Four 4k simultaneous playbacks from new Macbook Pro?

Is the new 15" Macbook Pro 2018 capable of playing four 4k videos on four 4k displays simultaneously?
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How can I get an image selection programmatically?

I need to log the bounding box of the selected area from an image to the command line. This is because I will have to do this across a number of images and then compare and reuse those bounding boxes....
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Save PDF file as a single image

I would like to create an automator that converts each page to an image, combines all the images vertically and finally saves the result as an image. I don't know how to combine the images. Could ...
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Preview Fails to render zoom properly for large png

I made a 32768 × 32768 pixel Mandelbrot png, because it's a fun thing to do. It renders fine in preview, until I attempt to zoom in (which is the whole point of making the image as big as I made it). ...
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Change stylistcally how Preview opens

I have an issue which I hope some advance settings tweaker can aid me with, since it has to do with how Preview windows open when reading images/pdf's. For a long time, I have always preferred ...
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Is an external GPU possible for MacBook Air 2012?

I work with machine learning and 3D rendering, both of them need powerful GPU, and my laptop completely lacks it. I had an idea to buy a PC with good GPU, but then I found several articles which says ...
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Repair shop suggests to solder new graphics chip onto a used graphics card

Recently, my 27" iMac Mid-2011 had a graphics card failure (an AMD Radeon HD 6970M 2GB GDDR5). Even though the computer now is vintage-classed, I still want to repair it. Unfortunately, Apple-...
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Why does the contrast change when you zoom out of an image on Preview on mac?

If you click on an image file in finder on the mac and press the space bar, Preview will preview the photo for you. After doing this, you can zoom in on the image (by pinching two fingers apart from ...
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Paste Image as Bitmap / Rasterized

I'm copying an image from MATLAB Figure which is copied as Vector Image. I want to paste it into ImgUr / Slack / Other Application (Which can accept Bitmap Data) as Bit Map (Rasterized image). In ...
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JPEG file Thumbnail display corrupted in Finder

The thumbnail display for JPEG files is displayed corrupted in Finder in macOS High Sierra 10.13.4. After updating to macOS High Sierra 10.13.4, the preview of JPG files in the Finder are broken. It ...
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How can I cut and paste one part of a photo on top of another in iOS?

I have two versions of the same image. One has some text on it (three lines of text), and the other is the original with no text. I want to remove the bottom line of text. To do this, I cut and ...
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Main display black and can not recover it

I know this is somehow a common issue, however none of the solutions I found worked for me. I have a macbook pro 15" late 2016 with high sierra. I have my laptop connected to external displays most ...
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Radeon 560 vs Radeon 555

Planning to buy Macbook Pro 15 2017 model. Is there a big difference between Radeon 560 and Radeon 555. Which should I go with? To give you background, what I shall be mostly using my MBP for: Lot ...
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Is it possible to make the Finder render thumbnails for images that have a custom extension?

I have several image files that were originally .png, but due to my own needs I changed their name to some custom extension .xyz. Thankfully, I can still preview the images using the spacebar, so ...
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recovering SVG inkscape (never saved) file

I used always a single inkscape window to work and export many .eps images during a month. But I saved it as a SVG many weeks ago, and saved always as .eps to export images. Today at 6:50PM my ...
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Screenshots in iOS 11 JPEG vs PNG

I just realized that iOS 11 handles screenshots taken on device in a very interesting way. If you immediately send screenshot after it was taken - JPEG file will be send. If you take screenshot and ...
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Multi Monitor with different settings per monitor

I've got two different workstations at work, one is a treadmill desk which has the monitor mounted above my laptop and the other is my desk where I have 2 other monitors located to the left of my ...
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Finder shows small SVG pictures as small pics on the big page

Just discovered a problem - I have a large icons set in the SVG format and they displayed in the finder as a small icons in the upper left corner of the big page, so I cannot see them all and cannot ...
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Cannot paste images from clipboard to Facebook in Safari unlike Google Chrome

I have problems pasting images from clipboard to Facebook in Safari. I have recently uninstalled Google Chrome and started using Safari since Chrome uses tons of energy and memory. I liked it but I ...
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Safari is not displaying background images on some websites

On some websites safari is not displaying some images - in background I'd say. Instead it displays black rectangle. It happens on different websites: maps.google.com, wikipedia. Firefox displays ...
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2017 macbook pro multiple monitor setup for a photographer [duplicate]

Hi :) I've got a 2017 macbook pro w/ touch bar According to this site: https://everymac.com/systems/apple/macbook_pro/specs/macbook-pro-core-i7-3.1-15-mid-2017-retina-display-touch-bar-specs.html ...
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Image Capture and CanoScan 8800F

I have discovered, through personal experience and checking online forums, that the software for my 10-year old, CanoScan 8800f, film and negative scanner is no longer supported for High Sierra users. ...
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15" Macbook Pro: Radeon 555 or Radeon 560?

How different is Radeon 555 and Radeon 560 in the 15-inch Macbook Pro 2017? Are there any notable differences between the two?
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applications for converting gif to image sequence, and vice versa

I'm looking for a simple application that i can use to turn image sequences into gifs, and split gifs into image sequences for mac OS. i know there are online resources but i need something i can use ...
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Slow/laggy rMBP (mid 2014) - nVidia card not being used?

I have a mid 2014 MBPr & it is very sluggish (2-3 second response times moving between applications/slow chrome rendering) to the point that i did a full re-install of OS (High Sierra) at the ...
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Ugly graphical glitches in High Sierra 10.13.2

recently I noticed that MacOS has become pretty unstable, in particular there is a new bug that is annoying me a lot. Since the computer has been started, it starts to collect some glitches on the ...
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Mouse pointer twitchy since high sierra update

Since I updated to High Sierra, me and my colleagues at work have the same problem with our mouse pointer. It appears to be twitchy when switching from the standard arrow to another image (pointer/...
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27" iMac late 2009 - Monitor and graphics card broken

I have a late 2009 27" iMac which has served my well for many years. Unfortunately, it seems the graphics card is broken. Trying to boot normally, I just get the grey screen of death after the initial ...
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Graphics card doesn't appear in System Information

I don't see my graphics card listed in the System Information menu. My co-worker has the exact same specs/macOS version, and his shows both the integrated graphics card as well as the a AMD Radeon ...
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Safari showing border of transparent PNG

A website I work on has a partly transparent png image overlying parts of the website. The image is resized to 100% of the browser window width. In all other browsers the transparent parts behave ...
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Graphics performance on MacBook Pro 15 / 2015

I am going to buy a 2015 Macbook Pro. I'd like to be able to run SolidWorks with Parallels or Bootcamp occasionally (for 3D printing model development). I believe it requires OpenGL. I am confused ...
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Night Shift & Flux not working on MacBook Air 6,2 (early 2014) since macOS 10.13.2

Hope anyone might have an idea how to troubleshoot this problem: Since I updated my MacBook Air 6,2 (early 2014) to macOS 10.13.2 both Night Shift and Flux have completely stopped working. Meaning no ...
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Rasterising text automatically

I'm working on a typeface, and am looking at generating test-cases of how specific strings are rendered. What's the simplest way of automatically rasterising many different text-files into a bitmap?
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Strange graphics behaviour after rm -rf /

I've received sudo rm -rf on my machine (MacBook Pro 2017 13", Sierra). As it's expected, most of applications disappeared or stopped working. I had to reinstall MacOS completely from the recovery ...
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Why does Chrome have much better performance in rendering 3D graphics than Safari?

I used the models in this website to test the performance of my computer to render 3D graphics, and I found that dragging a 3D model is very choppy in Safari, while in Chrome it’s much more fluid. I ...
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Image quality when saving MS Word docs with PDF images in them to PDFs

I'm trying to save a Word doc with PDF images in it as a PDF, but finding that the process makes the final image quality very poor. I use PDF images to keep the Word doc file size down, otherwise the ...
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How do I resize an image in Notes?

I can't resize an image by dragging and dropping in Notes. How do I resize an image in Notes?
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Viewer for HEIF/HEIC images in El Capitan or Sierra

Is there any "native way" to view the new HEIF/HEIC format (or the viewer-application) in El Capitan or Sierra without upgrade of MacOS itself? It is not yet possible to upgrade yet to HighSierra for ...
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Why are jpeg & pdf documents being covered with solid black rectangles?

There are specific pages of legal documents that I scanned myself as jpegs then combined in a pdf yesterday and they looked great. I downloaded it back from iCloud and they show up in the application ...
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Can Preview keep the area of a rectangle constant when adjusting the size?

Can Preview keep the area of a rectangle constant when adjusting the size? Say that you draw a rectangle that is 6 x 4 (width x length) (unit doesn't matter) = the area is 24. I want Preview to, if I ...
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Graphic corruption in Finder when opening specific directories [duplicate]

Since yesterday, my MacBook started to have rendering issues in the Finder app when I open specific directories. I managed to fix some of them by removing the .DS_Store file in those directories. But ...
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Does the CPU of your Macbook Pro overheat when gaming using a Thunderbolt external GPU?

Does the CPU of your Macbook Pro overheat when gaming using a Thunderbolt external GPU ? Any feedback from fellow gamers using an external GPU ? Thanks !
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Green screen while starting up MacBook Pro

For last two three days I have been experiencing this problem. My MacBook Pro looks like this while booting up: But after running for 30 or 40 min this thing goes normal, no problem at all after that ...
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MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display (Late 2013) - repeated display and vertical striping

The last time I used my laptop was this past Friday night. My machine was working fine then. I shut it down, as I almost always do (rather than putting it to sleep), and didn't open it again until ...
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How To Resolve Finder Graphical Errors on macOS

I've had a very strange Finer error caused by recent macOS High Sierra betas that affected Macs running macOS 10.13 as well as macOS 10.12 Sierra. This error causes an entire Finder window to show ...
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Video stuttering in Google Chrome with hardware acceleration enabled

Google Chrome comes by default with Hardware Acceleration enabled. This setting can be changed from the advanced settings. I'm experiencing a very frustrating problem where most video content on ...
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How to delete orphan images from Notes.app on Mac

I have an image that shows in the “Browse attachments” view in the Notes app on Mac, but when I right-click on it and choose Show in Note, it doesn’t return any note, as it was deleted previously. Is ...