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Scanlation | Extras: Image Processor

HOW TO edit for a scanlation group (basics) EXTRAS!

This is a step by step guide on the very basics of being an editor for a scanlation group.

You should start at Part 1 Click Here.

 

7. Actions

Actions are basically automatic functions in photoshop. They will save you HOURS!

 

The first action I will show is to import all the jpg’s into PS automatically, Basically creating a .psd file for all your raw images automatically. Its probably the easiest action and one of the most useful.

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Scanlation | Editing Part 5 (Final)

HOW TO edit for a scanlation group (basics) final part 5:

This is a step by step guide on the very basics of being an editor for a scanlation group.

You should start at Part 1 Click Here.

 

6. Saving

This is the process of saving the images ready for online distribution.

 

Once you have completed all the editing you need to save the images to a format for the readers to view.

I recommend PNG for black and white images and JPEG for colour images.

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Scanlation | Editing Part 4

HOW TO edit for a scanlation group (basics) part 4:

 

This is a step by step guide on the very basics of being an editor for a scanlation group.

5. Typesetting

This is the process of adding the text into the image. Sounds simple enough right…

 

for general speech text I use the AnimeAce2.0BB Font with the following settings.

typesetting settings photoshopThe size will change depending on your res and required use.

I prefer to use the text box insert method, so with the text tool selected (shortcut key “t”) create a box big enough to fit all the text in. see the image below.

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Scanlation | Editing Part 3

HOW TO edit for a scanlation group (basics) part 3:

 

This is a step by step guide on the very basics of being an editor for a scanlation group.

5. Cleaning

Here we finally start to get into the interesting stuff. Cleaning is the process where you remove all the Japanese from the manga. It is up to you if you want to remove SFX or not, my preference is to remove what I can and replace with the English alternative in a similar font and style.

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Scanlation | Editing Part 2

HOW TO edit for a scanlation group (basics) part 2:

 

This is a step by step guide on the very basics of being an editor for a scanlation group.

 

4. leveling the image

You should always level your images, its basic 101 of editing. Your aim is to make the whites white, and the blacks black. This will also make cleaning easier.

Here I will show the most professional way to level your images.

In the “Layers” window click on the half filled circle option and select “Levels…” see below

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Scanlation | Editing Part 1

HOW TO edit for a scanlation group (basics) part 1:

 

This will be a step by step guide on the very basics of being an editor for a scanlation group.

Here is a copy of the raw image I will be using throughout this guide.

1. rotating the raw image

Most raw images come straight off the scanner with torn edges and without being perfectly rotated, so the first step is to fix this up.

To rotate the image you can use the ruler tool.

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UPDATED: Minecraft 1.2.5 Zombe Mod Install

This is for my friend Ryan.

How to install Zombe Mod V5.8 for Minecraft Version 1.0.0, the easiest way possible.

WINDOWS ONLY… I THINK

Start with a fully working version 1.0.0 version of minecraft

Download the file: Zombe v5.8 for Minecraft 1.0.0

UPDATED: Zombe-v6.2-for-Minecraft-1.2.5

And extract everything into;

Windows: C:\Users\**USER**\AppData\Roaming\.minecraft

ITS THAT EASY!

 

This ONLY has fly mod enabled, Adjust the “config.txt” in the “/mods/zombe” folder to get more.

You will only need to change your controls for buttons “Q”, “E” & “LEFT SHIFT”, as these are the default fly mod keys.

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Minecraft 1.8.1 Version Downgrade

I’ve tried searching the internet for this and can’t find anything to help. So I decided to do it myself and share it here.

 

This will work on both MAC and WINDOWS versions of minecraft and basically downgrade it back to version 1.8.1.

 

All you have to do if copy all the files in the .zip (except the readme) into the minecraft folder.

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