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Saving an Image as a Bitmap

Saving an Image as Bitmap

Patterns must be saved as bitmap (.bmp) files to be able to be displayed on the hoop. There are several tools you can use to save an image file as a bitmap file.

This help doc covers how to do it with Pixlr, but the steps with any image editor are basically the same:

    • Open Image in Image Editor
    • Select Image Size
    • Change Size
    • Select Save
    • Rename Image, change format to (.bmp) bitmap.

Pixlr.com is a free online bitmap editor that you can use through your browser, no need to download or install anything. Pixlr will let you choose an image from a file or a URL to upload into their image editor. From there you can resize the image, then save it as a bitmap.