Sometimes, you just need to Print Big.
Historically, this was done with Microsoft’s Paint application. But recently, they noted that Paint will be getting an update.
If recent Microsoft ‘innovations’ are any indication, they’ll remove this terribly useful feature.
What are we supposed to do then?!
It turns out you already have 2 other methods to turn a photo into a giant multi-page poster. You just don’t know it yet!
UPDATE: See my new video from March 2021!
Let’s say you’ve got a ginormous image that you’d like to print. Maybe it’s a picture of a map, and the resolution of the image is something like 2000 by 2200 pixels.
Obviously, you could just print the image to a single sheet of A4/Letter paper, but you’d lose a lot of detail.
If you’re a serious Photoshopper, you’d probably just fire up that particular app and use the built-in functionality to split and print.
For the rest of us, however, that’s not exactly what we’d call “easy”.
The good news is that Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 all give you a wonderful (AHEM!) application that does exactly what you need…