screen res

(pronounced: screen-rez)

Refers to an image built to 72 pixels/inch. As a general rule images created for on-screen presentation, such as the Web, video, and interactive multimedia, need only be built to the resolution of a computer monitor. Although there are computer monitors built with very high screen resolutions (up to 150 pixels/inch), 72ppi has become the de facto standard.

See also : print res  

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