Designing for 4K at 1x

Community Beginner ,
Dec 23, 2020 Dec 23, 2020

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Which canvas can I use to design for 4K (Samsung Flip blackboard) at 1x?

 

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Adobe Community Professional , Dec 23, 2020 Dec 23, 2020
Create an artboard that is 1920 x 1080.  When exporting: Set Export for to Web Set Designed at to 1x You'll get a 1x and 2x file. If you don't want the 1x file, simply discard it.

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Dec 23, 2020 Dec 23, 2020

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Hi Andrea,

 

Thanks for reaching out. I found a similar discussion which you can refer to here: https://community.adobe.com/t5/adobe-xd/how-do-i-export-at-4k/m-p/10511426?page=1#M14420

 

I also found an article sharing more information: https://medium.com/thinking-design/protip-exporting-assets-in-adobe-xd-c586996de703#:

 

Let us know if this helps or if you need any further assistance.

 

Regards

Rishabh

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Create an artboard that is 1920 x 1080

 

When exporting:

  • Set Export for to Web
  • Set Designed at to 1x

 

You'll get a 1x and 2x file. If you don't want the 1x file, simply discard it.


— Adobe Certified Expert & Instructor at Noble Desktop | Web Developer, Designer, InDesign Scriptor

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Dec 29, 2020 Dec 29, 2020

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So, in this way, 2x is 4k?

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Yes. 4K resolution is 3840 x 2160 pixels.

1920 x 2 = 3840

1080 x 2 = 2160

 

You may want to learn more about how this works on my blog post Retina Web Graphics Explained: 1x versus 2x (Low‑Res versus Hi‑Res)

 


— Adobe Certified Expert & Instructor at Noble Desktop | Web Developer, Designer, InDesign Scriptor

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