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When submitting Wallpapers to DA, is there any point in creating multiple sizes for different screen resolutions? 

58%
198 deviants said No point, i would just submit the largest size and allow people to crop if necessary.
42%
143 deviants said I would prefer to have the files croped for me.

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blackzer0 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009
I think this is best:

largest 4x3 (the ones like 1600x1200)
largest 5x4 (the ones like 1280x1024)
largest 16x10 (the ones like 1680x1050)

etc.

The OS shrinks the image itself. What matters is the aspect ratio.

Also, it's even nicer when the composition differs slightly between one aspect ratio and the next.
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Hameed Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009   Digital Artist
Thats a damn good idea, i think it strikes the best balance.
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:iconblackzer0:
blackzer0 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009
Cool. :)

(you were among the first couple deviants I +watched, back in 2004. I'm glad I did)
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madbrainsurgeon Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
variety is the spice of life
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RichardGeorgeDavis Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Personally I like to make up all the sizes as I add my web address.
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JonFreeman Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2009   Digital Artist
I don't see much of a point ... buuuuut ...

posting them in widescreen and standard ratios is one I'd strongly suggest ^__^
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Swaroop Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2009
yes


unless they are in the right size, the sharpness will be gone,

especially with spaceart

the stars will be gone in a starfield when you downsample a 4000x3000 to 1600x1200

optimum sharpness for each resolution , essential , :D
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rissbutts Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2009  Student Digital Artist
I like predone cropping because you can't really crop a full screen ratio wallpaper to fit widescreen unless the wallpaper being cropped is hella big (like, bigger than 1440x900). It's way hard for me to find (good) widescreen wallpapers these days. I'm not saying a zip for like...ten different sizes, but maybe a big size for widescreen AND fullscreen, and not just full screen.
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coolmarvin Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Depends really. I mean, I wouldn't really expect anyone to have a screen resolution of 1600x1200. The majority of people have 1024x768 max.
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Druology Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2009
I said no, b/c people can do it themselves if they really want to, but I always have someone asking for another size. :noes: So I do it sometimes, not always.
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