VoodooPad images pages save as TIFFs

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tph

09 Apr, 2021 10:14 PM

When creating an image page in VoodooPad, is there any way to have it not convert the image to a TIFF? I'm adding JPGs, but they're ending up as TIFFs and using 10-20x as much space as a result. I'd rather it didn't convert images to different formats.

  1. 1 Posted by tph on 12 Apr, 2021 05:50 PM

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    As to why and how I found this, I noticed that a VP document seemed much, much larger than expected. I found that if I add an image page and drag in a 5.4 MB JPG, the VP document size goes up by more than 90 MB. If I double-click the image in VP, it opens in Preview as a TIFF with a file size of 93.7 MB. That's going to make it difficult or impossible for me to use VP, so I hope there's a setting or something I can do to prevent this format conversion.

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by John on 16 Aug, 2021 07:24 PM

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    I'm not sure why this is happening, but VoodooPad should use the source image format on image pages. We'll see if we can fix this in an upcoming update.

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