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Questions tagged [graphics]

Pictures displayed on a computer screen

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High Sierra VM Graphics

I have a macOS High Sierra VM (that I run on VirtualBox), and for some reason even though I've assigned 128mb of graphics to the VM (that was the maximum amount), in the VM it says that it has 3mb (...
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Boost power voltages (6 pin Port) [on hold]

My Quest is to find out what the voltages are on the ports of two 6 pin connector blocks, one being Boost, on the Motherboard for the Graphic Card Boost power. Please can someone respond with this ...
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Can I use Preview to make this GIF file size smaller?

Here is a 2.6 MB GIF that I would like to post in a Stack Exchange question. That means it needs to be under 2 MB or 2 MiB (I can't remember which). https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/...
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How to draw a mathematical graph on mac

I want to draw two plots at x=1, y=3, at x=2, y=9 change the above plot so that y=exp(y), x is unchanged. I know this might seem silly to ask, but I do not have any experience to draw a mathematical ...
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How to interpret the USB MacBook maximum monitor resolution?

I'm wondering if a macbook (USB C only) can support a 49" (5120 x 1440) monitor display. The 2018 Macbook has the Intel® HD Graphics 615 card (per specifications). The Intel website for this ...
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How can I enable graphics on local macOS from remote Linux using SSH?

host: Ubuntu 64-bit local: macOS 10.13 64-bit I'm attempting to run a program on a remote Linux machine through ssh, and I want the GUI to appear on my local macOS laptop. When I execute ssh -v -X ...
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Open a picture with Photoshop or Preview based on file location

Let's say I want to open pictures from those specific folders with Photoshop by default (with double-clicking the file): /Users/bob/Project1/ /Users/bob/Project3/ And to open pictures with Preview ...
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How to determine if the graphics card is at fault on an iMac?

I ended up with an Mid 2010 21.5" iMac that I wanted to dust off and give to my kids. They have light needs, but I'd love to start introducing them to messaging and email with family, plus some ...
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Discrete Graphics not Activating

I have an issue getting the discrete graphics card to activate. The About This Mac screen shows only the Intel Iris Pro active. I've checked that Automated Graphics Switching is enabled in the Energy ...
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PowerPoint on Mac reducing quality of images when set to keep full size/quality

I am trying to insert graphs from Prism to PowerPoint on Mac. Regardless of the way I export graphs from Prism (pdf, TIFF, JPEG etc), they lose quality as soon as they are added to the PowerPoint (...
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Prevent specific app from unnecessarily activating discrete graphics

Some apps (Chrome-based browsers, TeamViewer) activate the discrete graphics card, even though the integrated graphics has enough power to run the app. This reduces the battery life of my 2018 MacBook ...
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How can I save a bmp (bitmap) image file at 16bpp?

I need to save an image as Windows Bitmap BMP A1R5G5B5 16bpp. Source files are 32bpp image files (PNG and/or Windows Bitmap). Preview saves bmp images at 32 bits per pixel (bpp). XnConvert saves bmp ...
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Forcing Intel HD Graphics 5000 on a 2013 MacBook Air to output 4K

I have a late 2013 MacBook Air, running macOS Mojave connected to a 4K Monitor: Intel HD Graphics 5000: Chipset Model: Intel HD Graphics 5000 Type: GPU Bus: Built-In VRAM (Dynamic, Max): ...
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Quick Look full screen issue

Videos in a folder - open one with space bar - stretch it to a bigger size (almost full screen) - use arrows to scroll other videos - every video is that same bigger size. No problem. Pictures and ....
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Problem importing images into iMovie 10

I've recently encountered an issue importing images into iMovie 10 on some of our computers. The machines are running High Sierra and iMovie 10.1.6. On effected units, some imported images appear as ...
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Looking for a very simple image viewer for usage of viewing graphic design previews

Ive been looking for a program, that I can use to preview design outputs. On windows Photofiltre used to do it all very fast, but sadly it is for windows only. So Im looking for very simple (fast) UI,...
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What would cause graphic glitches like this? (pics attached)

I have a 2015 15" MBP fully maxed out - GPU, i7, 1TB, running fresh High Sierra install. I've been having a ton of problems with it throttling (Intel SpeedStep kicking in) even under less than heavy ...
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What the metal feature set of two iMac models on 10.14(Mojave)?

I'm just curious the metal feature set of two iMac models on 10.14(Mojave) iMac (27-inch, Late 2014) iMac15,1 iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2015) iMac16,1 or iMac16,2 The table in this page ...
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Copy and paste image in Safari

I have issues copying an image from website into clipboard and then pasting it on another website in Safari (e.g. Messenger or Facebook). When I click on an image with two-click and select Copy image ...
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Slow animations/graphics after waking from sleep or sometimes at random

Product: Model Name: MacBook Pro Model Identifier: MacBookPro11,4 Processor Name: Intel Core i7 Processor Speed: 2,2 GHz Number of Processors: 1 Total Number of Cores: 4 L2 Cache (per Core): 256 KB ...
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Automator: Save images from a list of URLs in a text file

I have a text file with a list of URLs of images from a website. I would like to download them to a folder named Art on my computer. I have tried Get Contents of TextEdit Document and then Extract ...
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Keyboard viewer in macOS Mojave dark mode

I upgraded to macOS Mojave and switched to dark mode. I use Accessibility Keyboard. I am wondering if the keys on it are supposed to look like this in Light mode.
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Does Graphic Card affects on picture quality and color depth?

For upgrading to Mojave, I had to change my old Nvidia cheap card to a new AMD Radeon Metal 2 support card. I have an IPS monitor and did not change it, but from when I did change the card I feel ...
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Why are some of my windows turning completely red on High Sierra?

I have a 2008 MacPro3,1 which was patched to run High Sierra. As well, I am running an AMD Radeon 270X GPU (not flashed since I haven't found a ROM for it). The setup has worked fine for some time now....
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Graphical bug during the logging after installing Mojave

I recently installed Mojave on my MacBook Pro 2017, and I encounter a graphical bug which is, if not hindering, still annoying. When I boot the Mac and enter my password at the login screen, the usual ...
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System image backup in Disk Utility

I have tried to make an image of the system drive (APFS) by following this guide... Create a disk image for recovery Even when I boot to recovery the “Image from [partition name]” is grayed out. Any ...
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3D Acceleration Virtualbox 5.2.18 bug on Macbook Pro 2018, 15"

Background I have been having two different issues related to the performance of my virtual machines running on my brand new MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018). Given the specifications of my new Mac, there ...
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Is there a way to embed images with relative links in iOS markdown files (using Files.app)

I'd like to work with folders of text for my notes on iOS and macOS. The advent of Files.app seemed to be the answer to this problem. However, I'd like to be able to have a Notes folder and an Images ...
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Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 occasional flickers

I just installed a new Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 video card into my Mac Pro (5,1 mid-2012). It works great, except occasionally, perhaps once every hour or so, the screen flickers. By "flicker" I mean ...
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Do these horizontal lines on MacBook screen signify logic board or graphics card failure?

My friend has been experiencing problems with his MacBook recently. The machine powers on but at some stage, usually during the boot, it will freeze and the display will look as pictured with black ...
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Where do I find MacOS graphics drivers?

I have a Mac Mini running MacOS 10.13.6, with an Intel HD Graphics 3000 384 MB graphics card. Google Chrome isn't recognizing the graphics drivers as usable for WebGL. See: WebGL disabled or ...
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Kernal Panic during Nvidia Driver update problems

Today I updated my Nvidia Driver. During the process the computer experienced a kernal panic. But it seems to have installed the driver update. But now the menu bar on the screens inactive looks ...
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How can I obfuscate a small section of a image on macOS?

How can I obfuscate a small section of an image on macOS? I would like to obfuscate private information in an image before I share it. Is there a way to do it on macOS?
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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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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 ...