Slides, Photos, & Negatives FAQs
What is the resolution of your scans for photos, slides, and negatives?
Photos - 600 ppi for basic scanning; 1,200 to 3,000 ppi off the flatbed scanner.
35mm Slides - 3,000 ppi for basic scanning of normal sized 35mm slides; we can scan oversized slides on the flatbed scanners up to 6,000 ppi
Negatives - 1,200 ppi up to 3,000 ppi off the flatbed scanners
What image formats are available?
JPG, PNG, and TIFF. Tiff files require a longer lead time for turnaround and delivery.
What software do you use for auto correction of images?
Digital Ice for dust and spec and scratch removal on slides and photos. Adobe PhotoShop for Color Correction of slides and photos.
How many slides will fit on a DVD Slideshow?
When we create a professional, quality slideshow for our customer we can fit approximately 550 slides on one DVD.
What resolution do you use when scanning in slides?
Standard scanning of slides is done at 3,000 dpi (dots per inch) resolution. In addition, we use Digital ICE software to remove specs and dirt from the captured image and utilize color correction software where applicable.
What media can my slides be converted to?
Slides can be converted to movie slideshows on DVD, Blu-ray, or external drive. In addition, we include JPEG files for each slide in your order at no additional charge.
Can I have audio added to the movie slideshow?
Yes. Cintrex can add background music to your slideshow based on your preferences. We also have narration options available to customers interested in including verbal information with their slideshow.
Can I have titles and on-screen wording added to my movie slideshow?
Yes. Cintrex can add on-screen titles and wording to enhance and organize your slideshow. Common examples are slides divided up by year or event using on-screen titles.
Can Cintrex organize my slides in my desired order?
Yes. Cintrex will follow the specific instructions gathered when the order is placed. Clear instructions and proper labeling (do not use post-it notes because they fall off) will ensure that your order is processed precisely as you intend.
Example 1: Customer has slides numbered and organized in the order they would like them scanned. Example 2: Customer has slides separated by year and would like them scanned in chronological order.
Feel free to Contact Us directly to discuss your order and get tips on the best way to organize your slides before sending them to us.
Questions about services or orders? Call us at 800-325-9541