Help posting pictures

Discussion in 'The Help Desk' started by huckelberry hound, Feb 15, 2018.

  1. huckelberry hound

    huckelberry hound Active Member

    it says pics are too big to upload can you help please
     
  2. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    I resize my pictures with irfanview image editor. Then I upload them.
     
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  3. huckelberry hound

    huckelberry hound Active Member

  4. RyX

    RyX DoH! Staff Member

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    Two ways to reduce the size. Either number of pixels, or number of colors.

    To reduce the overall size by either cropping off unneeded edges or shrinking from say 1600 X 1200 to 800 X 600.

    Another choice is to keep the number of pixels large, but reduce the number of colors and that's accomplished by saving the file as a GIF rather than a bitmap or jpeg.
     
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  5. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    It's what I use when I'm on Windows, great program. On Linux I use Gimp, also another fine program.
     
  6. Bama Samurai

    Bama Samurai with Laser-like Focus Staff Member

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    Text it to yourself. The phone will compress the file. Save and post the incoming image. It will be smaller.
     
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2018
  7. huckelberry hound

    huckelberry hound Active Member

    Thank you have a bunch to post I appreciate it
     
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  8. wchnu

    wchnu Duck Season!

    I use a third party image hosting site. It resizes when it up loads. Then the pictures are available on any of my devices that have internet. It also saves storage for the forum. That counts at the other place I post.
     
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  9. mrchick

    mrchick Odd, Terrible Avatar

    Or just use Tapatalk. No hoops to jump through.
     
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  10. gwsmallwood

    gwsmallwood Well-Known Member

    I just don't post pictures here anymore. Too many hoops to jump through. It won't let me upload them directly and it doesn't show up if I try to add them from a link.
     
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  11. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    That's OK, Garrett. I got this one.
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  12. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    Man, we sure have come a long way from the days when my Dad would use a "Darkroom"(as he called it)to develop his own pictures taken from his Nikon.
     
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  13. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    I hope to see the Westminster dogs do that as they perform their Obstacle Course skills this week-end. Not going live, I mean on TV.
     
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  14. Robert1955

    Robert1955 Active Member

    There are loads of free image resizers..irfanview is good, have a wee search and find one you like.

    Robert.
     
  15. Robert1955

    Robert1955 Active Member

    Good idea that
     
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  16. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    He loved doing that.
     
  17. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    And I did see that! So much fun-those dogs are so talented to be able to do all that stuff.
     

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