will moving jpg files from my SD mem card to a flash drive destort the file

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  1. 8ball

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    will moving jpg files from my SD mem card to a flash drive destort the files when i go print them form the flash drive?
     
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    shouldnt distort anything.
     
  3. tirediron

    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Copying/moving a .jpg will cause no distortion or loss of quality. Opening a .jpg, editing and saving it will cause a slight loss of quality and data.
     
  4. Robin Usagani

    Robin Usagani Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    If you open a jpeg and click Save As you will reduce the quality even if you didn't change anything
     
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    thanks guys!
     

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