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Is there a way to preview JPEG quality settings during export?



  • Walter Rowe
    Top Commenter

    Look for Recipe Proofing. This will present an on-screen fully baked version of the currently selected export recipe.

  • Richard Huggins

    Format & Size and Summary in the Export menu both show settings. Is that what you need?

  • Nick Burchell

    Thanks Walter!

    Do you know if there's a way to show two or three Recipes side by side? So I would make 2 or 3 recipes, all the same size (for my website), changing only the JPEG quality, let's say 80, 60 and 40, allowing me to see those 3 proofed variations on my Viewer screen (I use a dual monitor setup, so Browser on one screen, Viewer on the other)? 



  • Nick Burchell

    Yeah, that's a good approach, but we each see and compare things differently. I often like a side to side comparison for something like this, it's how I often cull images. One of C1's big strengths is the ability to approach a solution with multiple workflows, so was hoping to figure out a way to do that. Just knowing I can use Proofing (should have figured that out myself, doh!), shows I can probably shave a few more kb's off my file sizes. Hoping once I add in JPEGmini I can get my website loading really quickly! 


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