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Offline oldyzman

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how can i minimise a 850kb image to under 128
« on: May 17, 2009, 09:19:46 PM »
I know that it is not reaslly a forum Question but I have tried to minimise it on my photoeditor but it will only shrink to about half ie 400kb and after i save it i cannot halve it again...
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Re: how can i minimise a 850kb image to under 128
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2009, 09:31:25 PM »
several ways. Before you up load them you can trim the borders and re-size the photos in a photo editing programe. I use Microsoft Photo editor which is ancient but works very well and is really easy to use. you just click on the 'edit' button select resize image and if you want it lets say half size you click on 50% and it will re-size the image to half the original size. For larger images i use Presto image folio.

if you have microsoft office go into microsoft office tools and open the Microsoft picture editor. this is the programe that superceeds MS photo editor. You can also use that to resize the photos.

The other option is when you upload them to where ever you are hosting the photos ( Village Photos, Photo Bucket, Windows live spaces, etc) you can select if you want to up load the photo and keep it the original size or upload it as a smaller image.
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Re: how can i minimise a 850kb image to under 128
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2009, 09:50:37 PM »
Using a hosting site that offers resizing is probably the best bet. Otherwise get yourself a photo editing program - there's heaps around. Try downloading Picasa from Google, it's free and works a treat.

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Re: how can i minimise a 850kb image to under 128
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2009, 11:40:53 AM »
agree i just use picture manager in windows,

right click open, edit, compress it should take that down to well under a 80kb and you can keep doing it after you have saved it and reopend it again ( although it get a bit too small after a while to see. 
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Re: how can i minimise a 850kb image to under 128
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2009, 08:50:22 PM »
Good one guys workds a treat....
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Re: how can i minimise a 850kb image to under 128
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2009, 10:19:03 PM »
Try out "image resizer" from here [http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/Downloads/powertoys/Xppowertoys.mspx] , only requires a right click to manipulate image after installing.