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Cant save as jpeg?

May 9, 2012, 23:51
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Cant save as jpeg?
hi. i have used gimp for a few years, today i installed windows 7. i was excited to try gimp on win7 but unfortunatley its the new version of gimp that i hate Sad. anyway, when i try to save an image there are only a few formats available: xcf and other GIMP formats i guess. there is no gimp brush format or bmap or jpeg or anything! help please i am making a timelapse for youtube.Angry
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May 10, 2012, 00:16
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RE: Cant save as jpeg?
I was flabergasted when I read of this change, how cumbersome and inefficient.
Utterly baffling.
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May 11, 2012, 00:31
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RE: Cant save as jpeg?
(May 10, 2012 00:28)ofnuts Wrote:  Not inefficient. Safe. You can't "save" a Gimp image to JPEG/PNG/GIF any more than you can save an MS-Office or OpenOffice document to PDF.

Oh?
Funny thing it becomeing impossible all of a sudden. What has changed?
I ask because if I can't open a jpeg, do an edit and simply close it launching the save dialog which can be acted on with a fast entry hit GIMP suddenly became lots less attractive. Every, and I mean every single image editor I have ever used offered multiple formats in the save dialog.
Now, naturally if you have added layers or some other specific effect that a format won't support you can't use that one.
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