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  • sra
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    • 1st Feb 05, 3:27 PM
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    • 1st Feb 05, 3:27 PM
    The Forum will now automatically resize your avatar but there may be problems resizing animated images

    The information below may help if the Forum does not give you the best results and you would like to try resizing yourself

    Avatars have to be less than 80 x 80 px and under 14.9 KB
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    Resize your Avatar Online

    There are some websites you can resize online:

    sra's Quick No-Frills Resizer
    Quick and Basic resizer that will make your pic 80 x 80
    For more advanced controls you can try...

    myImager - Resize your Jpg
    • Click File then Open
    • Point it to your image
    • Click Edit then Resize
    Gifworks - Resize your Gif (Animated images are Gifs)
    • Click File then Open Image
    • Point it to your image
    • Click Edit then Resize
    Optimize your Gif
    If it's a gif you're editing, you might also want to try Optimize / Reduce Colours to see if you can make the filesize smaller without reducing quality too much. (It will help the site if your filesize is as small as possible and you have a limit of 14.5KB)

    Note
    With myImager and Gifworks you should only have to enter one number:
    • If your picture is wide, enter 80 in the width box.
    • If your pic is thin, enter 80 in the height area.
    The other box should automatically find the right size (assuming you've left Maintain Ratio or Constrain Proportions ticked)

    Other resizing Resize your Image Offline
    If you would like to edit/resize your avatar offline instead.
    Irfanview (free) is extremely good. There are lots of software packages you could use but Irfanview is suggested here because it is very small (874.5 KB) and very easy to use.
    Last edited by sra; 05-03-2008 at 4:55 PM.
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