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JohnL
02/11/2003, 10:50 AM
Any good free image compression software out there?

6-line
02/11/2003, 10:10 PM
John,

are you talking about resizing?

if you run Windows XP there is a free powertool for resizing pics. You simply right click and the option appears and it gives you various choices and a custom mode.


http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/downloads/powertoys.asp

that's the link.

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gregr
02/11/2003, 10:31 PM
hi John-
sorry it's taken me so long to answer this- my desktop computer is kaput :confused:
anyhow- i have photoshop and so haven't ever looked to see what's out there. i do use a program called Irfanview to scan thru my picture folders and i see that it does have a pretty in depth resize/resample options page. i'd say it's worth giving a try:
http://www.irfanview.com/
6-line- that is a very cool feature i didn't know about- thanks!
greg

JohnL
02/12/2003, 06:48 PM
Thanks Greg. I'm looking for recommendations for people who email me looking for a way to resize their pictures. I will add that link to the top of the gallery pages.

Greg, please be sure to start uploading your pictures to the new photo gallery ;)

JohnL
02/12/2003, 06:50 PM
Originally posted by 6-line
if you run Windows XP there is a free powertool for resizing pics. You simply right click and the option appears and it gives you various choices and a custom mode.

Thanks, the more options the better.

gregr
02/12/2003, 06:50 PM
hah! i did upload my first one today. i will be adding more soon though.
later,
greg

JohnL
02/12/2003, 07:17 PM
Originally posted by gregr
hah! i did upload my first one today. i will be adding more soon though.
later,
greg

Great, if you need more space, let me know ;)

gumhead
04/20/2003, 07:12 AM
I use Ulead (http://www.ulead.com) Smart Saver Pro. IMO it is the best Image Optimization tool out there! I have been using it for over 5 years now. I cost 60 bucks but if you’re into photography and you have a web site it is well worth it! There is a trial version that lasts for 15 days. here's a link to it if you want to try it out... http://www.ulead.com/ssp/trial.htm

HTH

Here is a pic that is in my gallery here on RC. I optimized with smart saver pro. The original was over 225kb after optimizing it was only 49kb. It looks great, dont it!?!

http://reefcentral.com/gallery/data/521/8099clown01.jpg

stereomandan
04/20/2003, 10:22 PM
Gumhead,

Yes it looks GREAT

Dan

JohnL
04/24/2003, 05:03 PM
Originally posted by gumhead
I use Ulead (http://www.ulead.com) Smart Saver Pro. IMO it is the best Image Optimization tool out there!

Is it better then their photo explorer product?

gumhead
04/24/2003, 05:23 PM
Originally posted by JohnL
Is it better then their photo explorer product?
Ummm its not the same type of software.
Photo Explorer is just a program to look at and organize your photos and digital files.
Smart Saver is just an image optomizing program.

maxima k2
03/14/2004, 03:11 PM
http://images.snapfish.com/339%3C533923232%7Ffp54%3Dot%3E232%3C%3D42%3C%3D776%3DXROQDF%3E23234%3B6%3B69367ot1lsi Trying to see if this works

bond007069
12/23/2004, 12:58 AM
tryinghttp://reefcentral.com/gallery/data/500/38984candycane.jpg

bond007069
12/23/2004, 01:00 AM
how come mine is so small? 150 x 112 was the only was i could fit it. It looked awesome on my screen before.

bmhair03
12/23/2004, 08:12 PM
I have the same problem as bond007069.Does anyone know the fix?Or what im doing wrong?

reefplicate
02/12/2005, 08:56 PM
test test

reefplicate
02/12/2005, 09:10 PM
test testhttp://reefcentral.com/gallery/data/588/58914Maxima.jpg

Goby1kanobe
08/09/2005, 12:01 AM
I am sorry, I must really be a dope when it comes to computers...I cannot seem to get you image resizing programs down at all. I can download them, but then I either can't find 'em or I can't get the "right click" option to happen.

Any help would be appreciated

gho
08/09/2005, 04:31 AM
What kind of computer are you using? What web browser are you using?

Here's a little tutorial on using IrfranView to resize an image and posting it in a RC thread:
http://www.ximinasphotography.com/lessons/lesson09/reefcentral.html

Goby1kanobe
08/09/2005, 02:32 PM
Dell dimension. XP Home OS.

alice_curiouser
08/11/2005, 02:49 PM
I recommend Irfanview: http://www.irfanview.com - it's free and easy, and you can resize and/or compress your photos.

gho
08/11/2005, 02:57 PM
Originally posted by Goby1kanobe
Dell dimension. XP Home OS.
Are you using Internet Explorer? When you save - try saving it to your desktop - here's an icon on the left of the "Save" dialogue box. That way it will be easy to find it - just look on the desktop once your download completes, then double click the icon.

Hispaniola
09/04/2005, 11:29 AM
I am using a Mac with OS X 10.3.9. Any suggestions?

Thanks.

ste6168
10/16/2005, 11:31 AM
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Software piracy is illegal and something we do not condone here on RC. Please take that type of discussion elsewhere.

Thanks,
MrSandman

BlueCorn
10/17/2005, 01:01 PM
Originally posted by Hispaniola
I am using a Mac with OS X 10.3.9. Any suggestions?

Thanks.


iPhoto does a really nice job of resizing. ;)

MrSandman
10/17/2005, 01:05 PM
Google has a software called Picasa. Its free and is a pretty neat tool for organizing, simple editing, resizing, and viewing photos. It also supports RAW format.

http://picasa.google.com

carib
05/03/2006, 09:34 PM
http://reefcentral.com/gallery/data/500/86025carib_072__WinCE_.jpg

gregr
05/04/2006, 08:08 AM
carib- I looked at your gallery and wow! You have a beautiful tank. I couldn't find the picture you were trying to link to though so I couldn't fix the broken link :(

astrogazer
05/14/2006, 12:02 PM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=3971615#post3971615 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by bmhair03
I have the same problem as bond007069.Does anyone know the fix?Or what im doing wrong?


You can set up a free account at photobucket.com, you can post pics there up to 1 MB, then link to here via [IMG] tags that you can copy and paste from their site.

kamilek
10/31/2006, 01:02 AM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=5492800#post5492800 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by alice_curiouser
I recommend Irfanview: http://www.irfanview.com - it's free and easy, and you can resize and/or compress your photos.

I agree

kryppy
10/31/2006, 03:42 AM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=1024878#post1024878 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by 6-line
John,

are you talking about resizing?

if you run Windows XP there is a free powertool for resizing pics. You simply right click and the option appears and it gives you various choices and a custom mode.


http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/downloads/powertoys.asp



This works really well.

coraladdict
10/31/2006, 05:11 PM
I'm trying to get irfanview but which one do you download??

onthecraperpimp
07/19/2007, 09:51 PM
http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z286/onthecraperpimp/DSC00111.jpg

Shaun120
10/13/2007, 12:46 PM
Test...I really have no idea what I am doing.

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee234/TBone_enoBT/DSC00825.jpg

woodwonders
12/20/2007, 07:02 AM
trying out this whole picture in thead thing:
http://i249.photobucket.com/albums/gg210/woodwonders/IMG_1131.jpg

woodwonders
12/20/2007, 07:04 AM
cool. let me try a different size:
http://i249.photobucket.com/albums/gg210/woodwonders/IMG_1131.jpg

woodwonders
12/20/2007, 07:18 AM
huh, didn't seem to make much difference??
one more try:
http://i249.photobucket.com/albums/gg210/woodwonders/IMG_0955.jpg

DGlove904
01/22/2008, 04:14 PM
how can u shrink your kb's or how do u know how many your pic is???

dickenscd
08/12/2008, 01:07 PM
Just testing

http://i509.photobucket.com/albums/s337/dickenscd/80811059.jpg

James

dickenscd
08/12/2008, 01:13 PM
Testing Photobucket linking

IMG code
http://i509.photobucket.com/albums/s337/dickenscd/80811096.jpg
HTML code
<a href="http://s509.photobucket.com/albums/s337/dickenscd/?action=view&current=80811083.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i509.photobucket.com/albums/s337/dickenscd/80811083.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>
Direct Link Code
http://i509.photobucket.com/albums/s337/dickenscd/80811048.jpg
Email & IM
http://s509.photobucket.com/albums/s337/dickenscd/?action=view&current=80811017.jpg

vandh2or
02/22/2009, 06:15 PM
http://reefcentral.com/gallery/data/500/211921Fish_016.bmp
test

Beaun
02/23/2009, 07:00 AM
I really like Irfanview as well.

reefloverd1
03/04/2009, 02:39 PM
I cant figure this out

reefloverd1
03/18/2009, 11:34 AM
http://s629.photobucket.com/albums/uu11/reefloverd1/?action=view&current=mindyandmandarin008.jpg

reefloverd1
03/18/2009, 11:37 AM
http://s629.photobucket.com/albums/uu11/reefloverd1/?action=view&current=mindyandmandarin008.jpg (http://http://s629.photobucket.com/albums/uu11/reefloverd1/?action=view&current=mindyandmandarin008.jpg) http://http://s629.photobucket.com/albums/uu11/reefloverd1/?action=view&current=mindyandmandarin008.jpg

reefloverd1
03/18/2009, 11:41 AM
http://s629.photobucket.com/albums/uu11/reefloverd1/?action=view&current=mindyandmandarin008.jpg

reefloverd1
03/18/2009, 11:43 AM
this is frustrateing me

reefloverd1
03/18/2009, 11:49 AM
http://s629.photobucket.com/albums/uu11/reefloverd1/?action=view&current=mindyandmandarin008.jpg

reefloverd1
03/18/2009, 11:53 AM
http://<a href="http://s629.photobucket.com/albums/uu11/reefloverd1/?action=view&current=mindyandmandarin009.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i629.photobucket.com/albums/uu11/reefloverd1/mindyandmandarin009.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>

reefloverd1
03/18/2009, 11:54 AM
finally....now what did I do????

dudley moray
05/03/2009, 12:57 PM
test, test

http://i43.*******.com/22didx.jpg

dudley moray
05/03/2009, 03:17 PM
test 2
http://i39.*******.com/2eq6urn.jpg

Reef Bass
05/04/2009, 06:45 AM
reefloverd1, congrats on getting your image to show up, but you've still got some extraneous codes in your post.

The basic concept is to get the url of your photo (http://photobucket.com/MyLogin/MyPhotoName.jpg for example) surrounded by IMG tags in your post. Probably the easiest way is to copy the IMG tag info from Photobucket and paste it directly into the text of your post.

Hope this helps.

tamphuong
05/09/2009, 10:44 PM
http://reefcentral.com/gallery/data/500/65753Bluetang.bmp

tamphuong
05/09/2009, 10:48 PM
Why my picture is too small.

<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=14983772#post14983772 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by tamphuong
http://reefcentral.com/gallery/data/500/65753Bluetang.bmp

winereef
05/19/2009, 12:48 PM
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l297/secretemail78/chaeto/ChaetoHarvest.jpg

Hades
05/26/2009, 08:42 PM
practice
http://reefcentral.com/gallery/data/500/161563DSC_0341.JPG

MatesonG
08/24/2009, 03:52 PM
help please,

I'm trying to figure out how to ad pics to my gallery. They are suppose to be 50kb or smaller but when i do that they end up this small. (first pic below) I've looked at other galleries and some people have pics that are higher than 50kb and up to 75kb, but even their small kb pics are still a good visual size, just with a small file size.

<a href="http://s91.photobucket.com/albums/k281/MatesonG/Fish%20Tank/?action=view&current=Sailfin.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k281/MatesonG/Fish%20Tank/Sailfin.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>

Using photobucket will allow pictures to be bigger for direct links on threads and stuff, like this (pic below), but i want to be able to put at least a decent size pic in my gallery. what do i do? I'm using a mac, i have iphoto and photoshop cs4 everything just isn't working like i want it to.

<a href="http://s91.photobucket.com/albums/k281/MatesonG/Fish%20Tank/?action=view&current=DSC_1938.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k281/MatesonG/Fish%20Tank/DSC_1938.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>