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[Question] Can I trim a still image in a camera?

You can trim a captured image in the camera and save it as another file.

Note[Caution]

  • You can trim only still images shot using this camera.
  • You cannot trim movies.
  • While you can trim an image repeatedly, the image is recompressed each time and there will be some decline in image quality.
  • The aspect ratios that can be trimmed in the camera are 4:3, or 1:1. This feature will not work into images with 3:2, or 16:9 aspect ratio.
  • The available settings for trimming frame size differ depending on the original image size.

Operating procedure

  • 1 Go to the Playback mode > display the image that you want to trim > go to the Playback menu and choose the [Trim].
  • Playback menu > Trim

  • 2 Choose [Trim] and press right button. The trimming screen will be displayed like below.

    Trimming screen example

  • Note Trimming screen options
    • To cancel trimming, press self-timer button button.
    • Pressing Favorites button at this point will change the aspect ratio for trimming frame. The figure above shows the example with 4:3 aspect ratio.
    • Turn the zoom lever to the right and left to specify the size of the trimming frame.
    • Press the PREMIUM button (up), exposure button button (down) to specify the position of the trimming frame.
  • * The figure below shows the example that; pressing Favorites button to change to 1:1 aspect ratio, turning the zoom lever to the right (tele), and pressing exposure button button to move the frame down.

    Trimming frame example of 1:1 aspect ratio

  • 3 Press the MENU/OK button.
    The trimmed image is recorded. The original image remains unchanged.

    The trimmed image example
    (Simulated image: the trimmed example)


Caution [Memo]

  • The size of the trimmed image varies depending on the original image size and the trimming level (the trimming frame size). Refer to the table shown below. (The first trimming frame displayed on the [Trim] screen is the second trimming level. You can display the first trimming level (maximum frame size) by turning the zoom lever to the left.)

[Trimming with aspect ratio 4:3]

Original image size Trimming level Trimmed image size
[16M] 4:3
(4608 x 3456)
1 4608 x 3456
2, 3 3648 x 2736
4 ~ 6 2592 x 1944
7 ~ 10 1280 x 960
11 ~ 14 640 x 480
[14M] 3:2 *1
(4608 x 3072)
1 ~ 3 3648 x 2736
4 ~ 6 2592 x 1944
7 ~ 10 1280 x 960
11 ~ 14 640 x 480
[12M] 1:1
(3456 x 3456)
1 ~ 3 2592 x 1944
4 ~ 7 1280 x 960
8 ~ 11 640 x 480
[12M] 16:9 *1
(4608 x 2592)
1 ~ 3 2592 x 1944
4~ 7 1280 x 960
8 ~ 11 640 x 480
[10M] 4:3
(3648 x 2736)
1 3648 x 2736
2 ~ 5 2592 x 1944
6 ~ 9 1280 x 960
10 ~ 13 640 x 480
[5M] 4:3
(2592 x 1944)
1 ~ 3 2592 x 1944
4 ~ 7 1280 x 960
8 ~ 12 640 x 480
[4M] 4:3
(2304 x 1708)
1, 2 2304 x 1708
3 ~ 6 1280 x 960
7 ~ 11 640 x 480
[1M] 4:3
(1280 x 960)
1 ~ 3 1280 x 960
4 ~ 8 640 x 480
[VGA] 4:3
(640 x 480)
1 ~ 4 640 x 480

  • *1By trimming from the original image with 3:2 or 16:9 aspect ratio, the trimmed image will become with 4:3 or 1:1 aspect ratio. (Trimming with keeping the aspect ratio of 3:2 or 16:9 is unavailable.)

[Timing with aspect ratio 1:1]

Original image size Trimming level Trimmed image size
[16M] 4:3
(4608 x 3456)
1 ~ 4 2736 x 2736
5, 6 1536 x 1536
7 ~ 10 960 x 960
11 ~ 14 480 x 480
[14M] 3:2 *1
(4608 x 3072)
1 ~ 3 2736 x 2736
4 ~ 6 1536 x 1536
7 ~ 10 960 x 960
11 ~ 14 480 x 480
[12M] 1:1
(3456 x 3456)
1 ~ 4 2736 x 2736
5, 6 1536 x 1536
7 ~ 10 960 x 960
11 ~ 14 480 x 480
[12M] 16:9 *1
(4608 x 2592)
1 ~ 3 1536 x 1536
4 ~ 7 960 x 960
8 ~ 11 480 x 480
[10M] 4:3
(3648 x 2736)
1 ~ 3 2304 x 2304
4 ~ 6 1536 x 1536
7 ~ 9 960 x 960
10 ~ 13 480 x 480
[5M] 4:3
(2592 x 1944)
1 ~ 3 1536 x 1536
4 ~ 7 960 x 960
8 ~ 11 480 x 480
[4M] 4:3
(2304 x 1728)
1, 2 1536 x 1536
3 ~ 6 960 x 960
7 ~ 11 480 x 480
[1M] 4:3
(1280 x 960)
1 ~ 3 960 x 960
4 ~ 8 480 x 480
[VGA] 4:3
(640 x 480)
1 ~ 4 480 x 480

  • *1By trimming from the original image with 3:2 or 16:9 aspect ratio, the trimmed image will become with 4:3 or 1:1 aspect ratio. (Trimming with keeping the aspect ratio of 3:2 or 16:9 is unavailable.)
Answer ID: px01032
Date created: June 10, 2011
Date modified: June 13, 2011
Product: RICOH PX
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware operations
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