How to Upscale MidJourney Images for Print

Instasize Team
July 2, 2024

How to Upscale MidJourney Images for Print

So, you've created some amazing images on MidJourney and now you want to print them. But how do you upscale them for print without losing quality? I've got you covered.

Why You Need to Upscale MidJourney Images

Printing requires higher resolution than what you see on your screen. If you try to print an image that's too small, it'll look pixelated and blurry. No one wants that.

What is Upscaling?

Upscaling essentially means increasing the resolution of your image, so it's suitable for printing. Think of it as enhancing the image quality without making it look stretched.

Tools for Upscaling MidJourney Images for Print

  1. Instasize

Instasize offers several features that can help you upscale your MidJourney images:

  • Image Resizing: Increase your image dimensions without losing quality.
  • Image Optimization: Enhance overall image quality.
  • Magic Fill: Extend and uncrop images seamlessly.
  1. Topaz Gigapixel AI

This tool uses AI to enlarge images up to 600%. It's perfect for getting those high-res prints.

  1. Adobe Photoshop

Photoshop has some good resizing algorithms. Use the 'Preserve Details 2.0' feature for better results.

  1. Online Image Upscalers

These platforms are also handy, especially if you don’t want to download software. Platforms like Let's Enhance or Waifu2x can help.

How to Use Instasize to Upscale Your MidJourney Images

  1. Upload Your Image: Upload the MidJourney image to Instasize.
  2. Resize: Use the image resizing tool to upscale to the desired dimensions.
  3. Optimize: Apply image optimization to enhance quality.
  4. Magic Fill: Use this feature to seamlessly extend your image if needed.
  5. Save and Print: Save your high-resolution image and get it printed.

Tips for Better Results

  • Start with a High-Quality Base: The better your original MidJourney image, the better the upscaled result.
  • Use Multiple Tools: Sometimes combining tools like Instasize and Photoshop will give you the best results.
  • Print Test: Always do a small test print to see how your upscaled image looks before going for a large print.


Q: Can I upscale my MidJourney images without losing quality?

A: Yes, using tools like Instasize, Topaz Gigapixel AI, or Photoshop will help you maintain quality.

Q: What resolution is best for printing?

A: Aim for at least 300 DPI (Dots Per Inch) for high-quality prints.

Q: How can I ensure my print will look good?

A: Do a test print and adjust as necessary. Use tools like image optimization in Instasize to enhance quality.

That's it! Now you know how to upscale MidJourney images for print. Get your masterpiece ready and show it off. Happy printing!