How to check your photo’s resolution

Pixelated or blurry photos are definitely big letdowns when you see your final prints. So please make sure that your photos have the required resolution for the size you have chosen.

Below we have some tips for checking photo resolution on your Windows or Mac computer. You might also like to check out our page with details of how big you can print depending on the resolution of your photos.


To check a photo’s resolution on a Windows PC, select the file you want to use. Right-click on the image and then select Properties.

A window will appear with the image’s details. Go to the Details tab to see the image’s dimensions and resolution.


Checking a photo’s resolution on a Mac is similar to a PC. Select the image you want to use and Right-click on it. Click on Get Info.

The image information window will open. You can find the image dimension and resolution under the More Info tab.