Author Topic: screen shot forum posting - resizing n stuff  (Read 2594 times)

[SJ]dirtyvfr

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screen shot forum posting - resizing n stuff
« on: August 30, 2009, 06:50:12 pm »
hi

i have a few screen shots i want to post, the files are 1800x1440 .bmp (7.5 meg) , used "windows picture and fax viewer" to change them to .JPG (0.8 meg), but now i want to reduce the size a bit more to post them on the forum.

what is the best (free way) way to do this.

cheers

gogs


[SJ]Pierre61

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Re: screen shot forum posting - resizing n stuff
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2009, 07:03:57 pm »
Paint.net is easiest, The Gimp is more powerful.  :hats off:

[SJ]Jarkko Rantajoki

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Re: screen shot forum posting - resizing n stuff
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2009, 07:04:38 pm »
irfanview is good for such small tasks :)

[SJ]CasparGTL

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Re: screen shot forum posting - resizing n stuff
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2009, 07:07:32 pm »
been using irfanview for aaaaaaaallllll my screenshots, nice program!

[SJ]Byron

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Re: screen shot forum posting - resizing n stuff
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2009, 07:20:57 pm »
Whichever you use Gogs - the forum is set to reduce all posted pics to 800px wide - so you'll get the best quality if you reduce the width of your pics to a maximum of 800px.

 :)

[SJ]Jarkko Rantajoki

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Re: screen shot forum posting - resizing n stuff
« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2009, 07:26:06 pm »
Whichever you use Gogs - the forum is set to reduce all posted pics to 800px wide - so you'll get the best quality if you reduce the width of your pics to a maximum of 800px.

 :)


Now you tell me!
Ive been shrinking them to 640 wide at max.
 lol

[SJ]Byron

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Re: screen shot forum posting - resizing n stuff
« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2009, 07:30:05 pm »
Hehe - it used to be 640px - but since we made the forum ultra wide (and Caspar bought a proper monitor!), I adjusted it to 800px - did I not mention that?  :innocent:

[SJ]CasparGTL

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Re: screen shot forum posting - resizing n stuff
« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2009, 07:37:56 pm »
 :rotfl:  :twit:

[SJ]ski9600

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Re: screen shot forum posting - resizing n stuff
« Reply #8 on: August 30, 2009, 09:00:47 pm »
There's also MS Power Toys

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspx

No control, but easy to use.

[SJ]dirtyvfr

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Re: screen shot forum posting - resizing n stuff
« Reply #9 on: August 31, 2009, 07:32:10 am »
powertoys "image resizer" is perfect  :excited: