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Resizing pixel art by nearest neighbor algorithm

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Hi, I’m using Affinity Photo on iPad and having fun. Yesterdays update was great.

I’m trying to resize my pixel art drawn on a small 48x48 canvas to x3 size.

I used the resize menu and selected “pixel”. I want to make sharp accurate images, but the result has anti-ailiasing and gets soft. I tried both xBR and hqx modes.

 

Is there a way to resize like nearest-neighbor option in photoshop?

If not, I wish it comes on an update.

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Hi kamone, you can use nearest neighbour resampling which should give you the sharp-edged result you're after (XBR and HQX, whilst useful, won't give you the result you want). Nearest Neighbour resampling is under normal document resizing, so on the resize dialog all you need to do is set Resize to Document - look for the Sampler option and set that to Nearest for nearest neighbour resampling. Hope that helps!

 

Also worth noting is that XBR and HQX both only work as intended with proper 1:1 pixel art created from scratch - that is, every pixel is unique and represents itself. Images that have been downscaled or are "emulated" pixel art end up looking odd and "painterly" when upscaled with these filters.


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