Photoshop question

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  1. yust4

    yust4 New Member

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    im trying to make a buddy icon that is less than 7168 bytes, and i am having trouble resizing a picture to anything less than 9k. I was just wondering if there was a way to maybe decrease the amount of pixels in the image and reduce the quality, cause there is no way a 1" by 1" picture should be 9k.
     
  2. Marcos

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    are you saving it as a .gif or .jpg?
     
  3. Scud

    Scud I'm an aquired taste.

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    if its vector art, try for a gif. On top of that play with the save to web options by lowering the colors used 256, 128, 64, 32, etc.. also prod the dither and transparency if you need to.
     
  4. KatWoman

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    The "save for web" feature is your friend on stuff like this :) You can have a 4-up preview to see how your pic will show up at different qualities.
     
  5. s2k

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    you can also save it as jpeg...and than open it with mspaint....and than re-save the file as a different name.......now check the file size....the one saved with mspaint should be a lot less than the one u saved in photoshop, poorer quality of course but you cant really tell unless you zoom in really close
     
  6. EkriirkE

    EkriirkE Zika Xenu OT Supporter

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    This is the compression/quality setting in photoshop before you say the final OK to save :o
     

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