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Jesus Mendoza
Jesus Mendoza
23,288 Points

How to prepare images for stretching?

I'm trying to make a responsive image carousel but when I upload my image in full HD the image stretch on bigger screens, it looks awful and blurry. Should I save it in high resolution?

Zack Klinger
Zack Klinger
17,622 Points

If your target is HD screens, then definitely save your images in HD resolution.

Somewhere in the HTML or CSS classes they had a tutorial on multiple resolution handling.

But, bottom line, images cannot be up-scaled more than about 10-20% without getting pixelated.

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Yup, save as large as it will be. It can only scale down without losing quality. Not up.