Highest resolution maps

edited February 2015 in Fractal Mapper General
I'm wanting to export a FM map for printing or a PDF. I know you can export in three different types of files and different pixel sizes.

What's the best file type and best pixel size for an 8.5x11" piece of paper?


  • For that size of paper, we've found that the end result continually improves up to a smallest dimension of 1360 pixels (i.e. 1814 x 1360, where 1360 is the smallest dimension, but not 1360 x 1020, where 1020 is the smallest resolution). For printing on paper, we export to PNG and then convert the PNG to a JPG with maximum compression of 10%. Our group has found no loss on paper of quality between the JPG and printing directly from FM8.
  • Thank you for the information.

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