How To Increase Resolution Of Image

Sharing your images with friends and using them for the different purpose in common these days. Images are the most important part in multimedia. Images are the part of every comic, message, email etc these days. But, what if the resolution of any image you’re using is very low. Increasing resolution of images can improve the quality of your image. If you need to insert any image with higher resolution then you have to increase resolution of image according to the place where you’re placing that image.

Higher resolution will result in the increase of quality of the image and it looks better.. Resolution is the area of image up to which it’s expanded in its length and height. Hign quality images can also have lower resolution. If you’ve received such an image, we have very simple steps to increase the resolution of any image.

However, you can use many professional tools and software to do this. There are many software like Photoshop, Picasa etc. but if you don’t have any of them you can still change the resolution of the image. If you’re using Windows OS then Paint can do this for you.

Though we’ll show how you can increase the resolution of an image using photoshop, paint, and Android.

Increase Resolution Of Image Using Paint

Microsoft Paint can do amazing things for you. If you’re looking for a normal image editing software then paint is the best choice for you. Paint is useful for cropping images, making the transparent background, editing text and much more. So, changing resolution is very easier. You just need to select few tools and your work is done within moments.

Follow the steps given below:

Step 1. Open the image using paint. Click on File>Open or drag and drop the image into Paint.

Step 2. Select Resize option from the toolbox. A new popup window should appear.

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Select Resize Tool

Step 3. Now in the popup window, select pixel option. Enter the resolution you need and if you need totally custom resolution then untick Maintain Aspect Ratio option.

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Enter Resolution

Step 4. Click OK and you’re done. Save the image and share it with your friends.

Changing image resolution is very easy with paint. These simple steps will make your work easier. Paint comes preloaded hence there’s no need to download software or tool to increase resolution of image.

Increase Resolution Of Image By Photoshop

Photoshop is a great software to do advanced level photo editing. You can edit and create illustrations, make posters and much more by using Photoshop. Adobe Photoshop is the first choice of professionals when it comes to photo editing. However, if you too have Photoshop installed and don’t know steps for changing image resolution then follow steps given below.

Using Photoshop for basic editing is very simple but for advanced level editing, you probably need to learn Photoshop first. Photoshop isn’t simple to use as Microsoft Paint is easy to use. But, Photoshop is for professionals and if you too have Photoshop then follow steps given below to increase resolution of image.

Step 1. Open your image in Photoshop. Click File>Open or press Ctrl+O if using Windows.

Step 2. Select Image>Image Size. You’ll get a popup window to enter new resolution.

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Select Image>Image Size

Step 3. Now, enter the new resolution according to your needs and click OK.

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Enter Custom Resolution

Step 4. Save your picture by selecting File>Save As, browse your location and save your image with higher resolution.

You’re done now. Share the image with higher resolution with your friends. Changing resolution in Photoshop is very easy.

Use Smartphone (Android) To Increase Resolution Of Image

Many users are using smartphones these days. Smartphones are handy computers, capable of doing many big things. So, if you don’t want to use Laptop/Computer for this editing you can do this straight with your Android smartphone or any other mobile phone too.

All you need to do on your smartphone is that open store and search for “Image Resize”. You’ll get many apps that will be useful for you in changing the resolution of Images.

If you’re using Android smartphone we’ve found a very useful app called Photo & Picture Resize and you can use this app. Below are the steps you should follow.

Step 1. Search for Image Resizing app. Android users can download and install this application called Photo & Picture Resize.

Step 2. Open your image in the app.

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Open Your Image

Step 3. Select the resolution. You can select from presets or choose Custom resolution and apply.

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Set Resolution

Step 4. Save or share your picture. You have changes the resolution of the image easily.


These all methods are useful in changing and increasing the resolution of images. If you still have any problem let us know in comment section below.

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