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Mallcore Kid

Joined: Sun Feb 25, 2007 7:37 pm
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Location: United States of America
PostPosted: Wed Feb 28, 2007 6:11 pm 

I have some cover art I want to post, but my computer can't compress more than 51 and 57 kilobytes for two different pictures (no joke!). Can someone suggest something I can try to get the pictures on to the Archives? I've already gotten an update deleted, possibly because of lack of pictoral evidence.

Metal newbie

Joined: Tue Apr 12, 2005 4:27 pm
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Location: Canada
PostPosted: Wed Feb 28, 2007 8:29 pm 

I dont know what program do you use I use photoshop to compress resize enlarge and all this related work. I dont know what the hell does 50 kilobytes mean for a picture I know resolution counted in 300 pixels per inch/cm/what ever you want it to be.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 28, 2007 10:27 pm 

Resize it, don't compress. I've noticed that at about 300x300 pixels they usually go down below 50 kb. Having a humongous pic that has to be opened in a separate window serves no purpose, really.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 28, 2007 10:53 pm 

Napero wrote:
Resize it, don't compress.

I second that. You get the picture smaller in size just by changing their size a bit. For the pictures here for the MA I use paint.net 3.0. A fast program which helps you doing it in no time.

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Joined: Tue Apr 20, 2004 12:18 pm
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Location: Sweden
PostPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2007 6:58 am 

I generally use IrfanView. Resolution 400x400, JPEG at 70% quality. It looks just fine.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2007 7:06 am 

Corimngul wrote:
I generally use IrfanView. Resolution 400x400, JPEG at 70% quality. It looks just fine.

yeah me too, but it seems to have an error now...fucking stupid

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