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MiniNinjaMk5
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Making an avatar picture

Post by MiniNinjaMk5 »

Hey guys,

I'm a bit inept as far as computers are concerned, and was hoping someone could help me with this.
Now I quite fancied adding an avatar picture but while I am able to resize it to 90x90 I can't get it down to anything like 6kb in size, which it is saying is the maximum size for an uploaded or linked image (there is an error message each time I try)
Does anyone have any idea of how I can make the image smaller in file size? I have photoshop and have already made it 'lowest' quality!

Any help would be greatly appreciated! :)

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If you have PS you should use the "Save for web" alternative. That makes it look ok on the net while still within the limits, something that just saving a jpeg won´t do.

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Great, I never realised you could do that in PS. Thanks a lot! :)

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Nice avatar. :)

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By the way, I have just increased the size of an avatar. It can be a maximum of 64kb now. I found this thread after spammer added a link here.
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