I HATE the new gallery!

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by Bob333, Apr 7, 2010.

  1. Bob333
    Offline

    Bob333 New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 7, 2010
    Messages:
    4
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Ratings:
    +0
    This new gallery has VERY LOW QUALITY when I zoom in on my pictures! The original gallery was of excellent quality and ease of use. Old one please! Can I get the original one back somehow? !?!?!?:mad:
     
  2. stanrc
    Offline

    stanrc Member

    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2009
    Messages:
    415
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +0
    All pictures lose quality if you zoom in on them. Also if you are pulling pictures from your picasa account it just pulls down a thumbnail first and then the full size picture if you open it up.
     
  3. Bob333
    Offline

    Bob333 New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 7, 2010
    Messages:
    4
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Ratings:
    +0
    Poor quality new gallery.

    I know the picture degrades by zooming, but when I zoomed in on them with the old version it was FAR CRISPER AND CLEARER that they are now. I'm 100% possitive and 100% disappointed! Is there any way to reinstall the old format??? I sure hope so. Huge difference in clarity and quality. FOR SURE!!!:mad:
     
  4. Sweettooth
    Offline

    Sweettooth Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2010
    Messages:
    725
    Likes Received:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Dallas, Texas
    Ratings:
    +10
    I don't notice a difference but that's just me. Like stanrc said, when you zoom in on a picture, the quality degrades a lot. The one exception to this is in the movies where some government agency or high profile police division zooms in on a grainy picture and miraculously it pixelates and gets clearer. :)
     
  5. dylanthecat
    Offline

    dylanthecat Member

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2009
    Messages:
    631
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    Wisconsin
    Ratings:
    +0
    My photos are just fine in the new gallery, sorry.
     
  6. Bob333
    Offline

    Bob333 New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 7, 2010
    Messages:
    4
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Ratings:
    +0
    I just want the old version back.

    Can I get the old version reinstalled and get rid of this new one? That's all I want and I'll be happy. It truly is grainier and blurrier now. My pictures are VERY IMPORTANT to me.:mad:
     
  7. Big Dawg 23
    Offline

    Big Dawg 23 Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2010
    Messages:
    98
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    8
    Ratings:
    +1
    Mine is degraded on quality at first. However in seconds it clears. The one issue I have is any photos just taken do not appear right away.
     
  8. etx_droid
    Offline

    etx_droid Member

    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2010
    Messages:
    467
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    Kilgore, TX
    Ratings:
    +0
    I love the new gallery and don't have any issues either...sorry you are having a hard time with it!
     
  9. atl_runner
    Offline

    atl_runner New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2009
    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Ratings:
    +0
    I don't hate the new gallery, but I can verify that the zoom in on the same pictures is a lot less 'crisp' in the new gallery vs the old. I noticed it right away. It's not a picasa vs on phone storage issue. Some of us probably see a touch more detail than others, or we simply have taken some pictures that highlight the issue better, because there is absolutely a difference.
     
  10. LifeIsABeach
    Offline

    LifeIsABeach Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2009
    Messages:
    1,283
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Ratings:
    +0
    If you ask in the Hacks section someone may have the old apk. Before getting 2.1 I used Multi-Touch Gallery Pro since it had pinch-zoom and the 2.0.1 Gallery did not. You may want to try that. It is a paid app. They also have Multi-Touch Gallery for Droid which is free, but has adds (if that matters to you).
     
  11. Sweettooth
    Offline

    Sweettooth Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2010
    Messages:
    725
    Likes Received:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Dallas, Texas
    Ratings:
    +10
    It doesn't really make much sense that they'd add a new feature and degrade an old one. That being said, if you're pictures are that important, you could easily copy them over to your computer and view them. Who wants to talk picture quality when you're viewing it on a tiny 3.7" screen? Lol
     
  12. dylanthecat
    Offline

    dylanthecat Member

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2009
    Messages:
    631
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    Wisconsin
    Ratings:
    +0
    This is a screen shot zoomed way in on my grand daughter. I think it looks great. Not sure what is causing your issue.
     

    Attached Files:

  13. dlwhtrose
    Offline

    dlwhtrose DF Super Moderator Rescue Squad Premium Member

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2009
    Messages:
    2,790
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    103
    Location:
    God forsaken desert, wishing to be back in Dixie
    Ratings:
    +1
    Okay, I am not trying to be rude and I am not trying to offend anyone. With that said............ I personally do not have a problem with the camera or the new gallery BUT if my pictures are that important, I take them with my digital camera and put them on my computer. I do have some important pics on my phone because at the time the event happened I did not have my camera handy but I also realize that the quality will be a little less because the resolution on my phone is not equal to my camera. So I just have a problem with anyone complaining about resolution of pictures taken with a phone (remember they are phones first and all the other stuff is secondary). Yes we have come a long way in technology but bottom line, if you are worried about picture quality, you should probably use a camera for those very special moments and use the phone for others just know that resolution will be lower.

    just my opinion and I am sure I am going to get blasted for this.
     
  14. dylanthecat
    Offline

    dylanthecat Member

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2009
    Messages:
    631
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    Wisconsin
    Ratings:
    +0
    I think the OP is just talking about the image quality when viewing, not when taking photos. I have a lot of photos on my phone that I took with my DSLR, just cause I like looking at them or showing them to people. I do agree with your comments though.
     
  15. 1dabred
    Offline

    1dabred New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2010
    Messages:
    5
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Ratings:
    +0
    i hate the new gallery also

    I don't care about the image quality factor. I hate the new gallery because it has no "all photos" file like the old one did. I hate having to search around the different folders to find the right pic I want now (to use for picsay, etc). Also, now when I find an image on google or somewhere else on the web and I long press the image, I select "save image" like I used to, but now the image doesn't show up in my gallery anywhere. What gives? This sucks! I use my pics for tons of stuff and now its too big of a pain to even try. Please give the option to have the old gallery back!
     
Search tags for this page

android lockscreen zooms picture

,

i hate the new gallery on my s3