DPI (Dots Per Inch)


DPI, or Dots Per Inch, is a measurement of print resolution that indicates the number of individual dots a printer can produce within a linear one-inch space.

A higher DPI indicates greater detail and sharpness in the printed image.

It's a key consideration when assessing print quality, with high-resolution images requiring higher DPI settings.

DPI should not be confused with PPI (pixels per inch), which refers to screen resolution rather than print quality.

Related terms

Dot Gain
Stochastic Screening

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