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Posted: 9/11/2010 7:49:36 AM EST
No, not the movie. Can someone tell me how to reduce the Kb size of a pic. I reduced the jpeg to 175x95 but it's still 28Kb. Confused.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 7:50:24 AM EST
Been wondering the same thing.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 7:51:00 AM EST
Upload it anyway and see what happens. I'm pretty sure I've uploaded avatars bigger than the limits before, on more than one forum.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 7:51:35 AM EST
if you're using a recent version of Photoshop, there is a Save for Web feature that makes it easy.

Essentially, you need more compression to make it smaller in file size. This also reduces the quality.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 7:55:07 AM EST
You need to re-size and re-compress it, not just re-size it. I use a free utility called paint.net that allows you to select the quality (compression) when you save a file as a .jpg

It will dynamically update the file size as you change quality level.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 7:56:05 AM EST
I use Gimp to edit images. It's like photoshop but free.

When you save the file as a .jpg from Gimp there is a quality slider bar. Incrementally reduce the quality and save until you get the size you want. (in this case 19.9kb)
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 8:14:11 AM EST
Thank goodness for Photobucket!

Whatcha' think?
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