From: Benjamin Bouvier (
Date: Sun Jan 11 2009 - 14:20:04 CST

You could try converting the BMP using other tools. Irfanview
( or XNView
( have no problem
opening VMD-genrated BMP snapshots on my Vista laptop. And they're free!
Cheers, Benjamin.

On Sun, 11 Jan 2009 20:26:57 +0100, Irene Newhouse <>

> I've got a PC running Vista, & am having fits with rendering. If I write
> a .ps file,
> the resolution is awful, and you can see the little polygons that make
> up new
> cartoon, and lines & licorice look jagged.
> If I write a .bmp file, the only piece of software I have that can open
> the file is the Microsoft Picture Manager, but it has no capacity to
> save as a
> different file format. If I try to insert the file into a Microsoft
> Office package -
> Word or even Publisher - it cannot open the file, either as Windows
> bitmap or
> Windows enhanced bitmap.
> Is there a workaround?
> Thanks!
> Irene Newhouse
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