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Old 21st July 2003, 06:56 AM   #1
skanders is offline skanders  United Kingdom
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i cant seem to post any pics they are too big i know they need to be 100k but how do you guys get jpgs to be that small what program u using to convert it.
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Old 21st July 2003, 09:12 AM   #2
Holger Barske is offline Holger Barske  Germany
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JPEG is a compressed format and so it should not be a problem to keep pics below 100k in size. Width of your pic should not exceed 800 pixels, and then it will be difficult to generate a JPEG wich is larger
You should use medium JPEG compression (around level 5), and everything will be fine. Personally, I am using Photoshop; if you are looking for a free solution you might consider this, wich is a rather poweful tool:
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Old 22nd July 2003, 05:11 PM   #3
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Default Try the GIMP

I use and like Irfanview.

I have also found GIMP to be quite good. www.gimp.org
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Old 22nd July 2003, 07:14 PM   #4
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cannot post any pics too big
I too use PhotoShop. If you do any sort of raster image editing but can't justify PhotoShops cost, PhotoShop has to be the cost/benefit leader (even better than most of the freeware). If you are on a Mac, Graphic Converter is an excellent piece of Shareware.

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Old 22nd July 2003, 07:53 PM   #5
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I use ImageMagick. ImageMagick supports every known file format, works on nearly every platform, and costs nothing. I do:

$ convert -geometry 800 oldpicture newpicture.jpg
That makes a JPEG of quality 70% with width of 800 pixels. If the size is still too large I use lower quality.
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