Calculate the Best Resolution to Scan Your Photos for Photo Restoration

Calculate the best resolution to scan your photos for photo restoration. The size you can print your final scanned or restored  photo is determined by the quality and resolution of your original scan. Use the calculator below to determine the correct resolution to scan your photo.

SCANNING GUIDE AND CALCULATOR
ORIGINAL ART
Enter dimensions of the original image.
In case the image is to be cropped, enter dimensions of its usable part only. For greater accuracy do not include borders.
Width Height

in
FINAL PRINT
Enter dimensions of the final image.
If the print is to be framed, make allowance for the frame opening. Typically, commercial frames cut into the image by about 0.25 inch on all sides – for example, an 8×10 frame has a clear opening of 7.5×9.5.
Width Height

in

in
PRINTER RESOLUTION
Enter "printer resolution" as:
"300" – for an ordinary print,
"600" – or higher, for quality restoration. Scan in RGB – ONLY

dpi
IMAGE WILL BE SCALED TO FIT –
RECOMMENDED SCANNING RESOLUTION

dpi
RESULTING FILE SIZE
RGB color

MB





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