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Amelia Camelia
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Avatar too big!

Post by Amelia Camelia » Tue, 17 Jul 2007 11:30 am


I would like to use a photo as my avatar. I've resized it so it's now 71 x 100 pixels big, but the filesize is 37.9 KB. If I try making it any smaller the filesize doesn't decrease enough to around 10kbs.

I guess the picture is quite high quality?

Any help much appreciated. I have Corel Photo Album 6 - or maybe I just need to use a different photo...


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Post by Plavt » Tue, 17 Jul 2007 3:07 pm

Use Paint; you can decrease the size of your photograph very easily; I have done it with more than one avatar; use percentages.

Hope this helps.

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Post by stats » Thu, 28 Aug 2008 6:23 pm

can a 45kb file do the trick?

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Post by sierra2469alpha » Thu, 28 Aug 2008 6:38 pm

Agree with Plavt (always the master of IT) - Paint on a Microsoft box will do the trick. If you have MS Office Pro, you can also use Picture Manager, then use the Task Pane for RESIZE. Paint, however, is easier, however.

HTH also, P

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