How to Change Photo format

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Paul Blackburn, Sep 20, 2021.

  1. I was not sure how to title this post so apologies.I am trying to renew my rail card but tjey need a passport size photo I scanned one but when I tried to download it it said it had to be in either JPEG or PNG format but my scanned copy seems to be in BMP format is it possible vchange the format if so how.Thank's
     
  2. Joey Ramone

    Joey Ramone New Member

    Are you on Windows 10?
    Type "Paint" into the search box next to the START button.
    Drag and drop your photo into it.
    Save As... (it'll suggest a PNG but a JPG is fine - just click where it says PNG and it'll give you a list of formats it can save to).
     
  3. Thank's Joey the picture is in the scan folder so what do I need to do
     
  4. ElecCEng

    ElecCEng Screwfix Select

    Right click on the photo and “open with” paint. “Save as” jpg or png.

    Otherwise try changing the settings on your scanning software to save the scan as jpg.

     
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  5. Thank's ElecEng I followed your advice and it worked so problem sorted
     
  6. ElecCEng

    ElecCEng Screwfix Select

    No probs!
     
  7. FlyByNight

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