Purpose

This is a dots-per-inch calculator, a tool to calculate and convert graphical resolution to real printed/projected size.

Input
wide x high
Aspect ratio: 1,78:1 - 16:9 (wide)
2,1 megapixel
pixels

Result

Print size
printer
type max width max height max diagonal
Highway billboard
12 dpi
0,5 px/mm
160,0"
406,4 cm
x 90,0"
x 228,6 cm
183,6"
466,3 cm
Old screen resolution
72 dpi
2,8 px/mm
26,7"
67,7 cm
x 15,0"
x 38,1 cm
30,6"
77,7 cm
New screen resolution
96 dpi
3,8 px/mm
20,0"
50,8 cm
x 11,3"
x 28,6 cm
22,9"
58,3 cm
Canvas print
127 dpi
5,0 px/mm
15,1"
38,4 cm
x 8,5"
x 21,6 cm
17,3"
44,1 cm
Normal photo print
150 dpi
5,9 px/mm
12,8"
32,5 cm
x 7,2"
x 18,3 cm
14,7"
37,3 cm
Dibond Aluminium
177 dpi
7,0 px/mm
10,8"
27,6 cm
x 6,1"
x 15,5 cm
12,4"
31,6 cm
Epson photo printer
240 dpi
9,4 px/mm
8,0"
20,3 cm
x 4,5"
x 11,4 cm
9,2"
23,3 cm
Hi-res photo print
300 dpi
11,8 px/mm
6,4"
16,3 cm
x 3,6"
x 9,1 cm
7,3"
18,7 cm
Film/slide scanner
2400 dpi
94,5 px/mm
0,8"
2,0 cm
x 0,5"
x 1,1 cm
0,9"
2,3 cm
References
Color printer resolution - How big can I make this photo -

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Keywords
dpi, ppi, ppcm,dpcm, pxpmm, dotsperinch,resolution,printing

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