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CoverArt Upload Change - Checks DPI Now

Postby ctaulbee » Jan Thu 25, 2018 1:38 am

Getting a files DPI without downloading it and then looking at it in a image editor like Photoshop has been a problem since cover sites came into being.

Well I have solved this problem with new code that can check and see what the DPI is for a file on the fly.

I have now added a check to new uploads so if your file is anything but 300dpi it will fail and the gallery will not accept it and throw this error msg up:



I have added the dpi info to the gallery image display stats here:



There is a tutorial on what DPI is and how to change it here:
Link To The Tutorial

It's easy to set this in Photoshop and if you are using a template that is set to 300dpi then all JPG's saved from it will be correct.
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Re: CoverArt Upload Change - Checks DPI Now

Postby Wrench » Jan Thu 25, 2018 1:50 am

sound good
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Re: CoverArt Upload Change - Checks DPI Now

Postby stampe » Jan Thu 25, 2018 8:34 am

That is great :)
However, i think there's an error in your script with Labels, as they all show 72 DPI :D

edit: its the custom preview that's causing the error.
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Re: CoverArt Upload Change - Checks DPI Now

Postby sauron » Jan Thu 25, 2018 1:11 pm

Oh wow! This is an awesome feature C! Great job on this.
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Re: CoverArt Upload Change - Checks DPI Now

Postby ctaulbee » Jan Thu 25, 2018 1:24 pm

stampe wrote:That is great :)
However, i think there's an error in your script with Labels, as they all show 72 DPI :D

edit: its the custom preview that's causing the error.


Yup I'm aware of that, it will be resolved soon  ;)
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Re: CoverArt Upload Change - Checks DPI Now

Postby Fogdude » Jan Thu 25, 2018 3:33 pm

Great enhancement, CT! Making all other sites look like pikers!  :-$
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Re: CoverArt Upload Change - Checks DPI Now

Postby chouette » Jan Fri 26, 2018 1:13 am

You are really working hard at getting this site better and better! It will all be worth it once completed! :-$
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Re: CoverArt Upload Change - Checks DPI Now

Postby VincentLupo » Jan Fri 26, 2018 2:59 am

What a great feature. Nice work CT.
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Re: CoverArt Upload Change - Checks DPI Now

Postby chefjoe » Jan Fri 26, 2018 5:36 pm

will be a very cool system enhancement!
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