Advice 1: How to save a picture on a transparent background

Not all graphics formats support transparency, so if you want to create an image file that contains the invisible region, you need to use an app that has the option to save the result of the work in the right formats. The most common graphics editor used today for creating and modifying images is Adobe Photoshop - it is, of course, is able to save images with a transparent background.
How to save a picture on a transparent background
Instruction
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Launch Adobe Photoshop and create a new document of the desired size. To call the appropriate dialog, expand the menu "File" and select "New" or simply press ctrl + n. Dimensions specify in the fields "Width" and "Height". Make sure in the dropdown list "Content background" is selected the string "Transparent" then click "OK".
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Insert the created document with a transparent background your image. If it is stored in the file, open menu in the graphical editor the same "File" and then click "Submit". This will open a window where you need to find the desired file, select it and press button "Place". The picture will be placed in the center of the document and it will be enabled transformation - you can move the image with the mouse or with the arrow keys. In addition, in this mode you can resize the pasted image, change the aspect ratio and rotate.
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Choose quality settings and select format picture. To do this, under "File" select "Save for Web and devices" or use the shortcut shift + ctrl + alt + s. First, choose output format - this is two drop-down list in the upper right corner of the window. Transparency support for gif and png, choose one of the presets that are specific to these formats. Then, using the settings posted in this window, pick the most suitable for you combination of image quality and weight of the generated file. Quality will be displayed in the picture preview, and a weight of lower left corner of this image. Then press "Save".
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Specify the name of the created file and place the save in the next window and press "Save".
Useful advice
If Adobe Photoshop is not installed on your computer, you can use its online version on the website http://pixlr.com/editor/?loc=ru.

Advice 2: How to save a gif image

To use image-animation for their own purposes, e.g. for further editing, you must copy it from a web page. When you save and edit gif files you must adhere to certain rules.
How to save a gif image
You will need
  • - program Gimp.
Instruction
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To save the file animation to hard drive with a web page need to launch a browser to open a new tab, go to the right address and make up. Usually this can be done through the context menu using the command "Save picture as...".
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In the opened window select "Save file" and press Enter or click OK. You will see a new window where you should specify the save folder and the file name. Click "Save" and wait for the download image.
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For editing of animated graphic files must use special software, for example, the free editor Gimp, which has spread in many operating systems. The program is started after double-clicking the shortcut on the desktop.
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In the main program window and click the top menu "File" and select "Open" or press Ctrl + O. In the dialog box, specify the directory where the gif file, select the image and click "Open". The hardest part of any graphic — editing animated images, they often give some distortion, which are clearly visible in the final version. So edit carefully.
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After editing the time comes save the gif file on the computer. Before surgery physical conservation it is necessary to optimize the current image. To do this, open the top menu "Filters", select "Animation" and click on "Optimization". This operation removes duplicate pictures from your file as well as excess "pixel garbage".
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You can save the file in a standard way: open the menu "File" and select the option "Save as". Here you need to specify the save directory, file name, and press Enter.
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