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Upload size

PostPosted: Fri May 02, 2014 5:18 pm
by ArturLP
Hello. I'm new to fanart.tv and i don't know if here is the right place to put my question.

I have an image for an album cover that i want to add, but i cant upload images bigger than 1mb.
I don't know how to change the size of the image without quality loss. What should I do?

My image is 1.14mb.

Re: Upload size

PostPosted: Fri May 02, 2014 9:10 pm
by ArieS
Hey bud, have you tried moving the slider to the left until it's less than 1mb, when saving?

Re: Upload size

PostPosted: Sat May 03, 2014 3:11 pm
by ArturLP
Sorry, but what slider? I'm not editing it, I just found it on the internet at a good quality and size. When i try to upload it there's no sliders...

Re: Upload size

PostPosted: Sat May 03, 2014 3:24 pm
by schimi2k
first: what type is this image ? when its 1000x1000 i dont think its a JPG ( maybe a PNG )
second: load it in ur grafik programm ( photoshop,gimp, etc... )
third: save it as a JPG ! and adjust the compression until u are under 1mb ( result should be ok after compression, cause all images in our Database are under 1mb and they are mostly brilliand ;) )
fourth: be happy and have a beer and a cookie :)

Re: Upload size

PostPosted: Sat May 03, 2014 5:08 pm
by ArturLP
it is a jpg. i already found a solution here. thanks for who tried to help :]

just saying it lost some ppi and is not exactly as original... but still good

Re: Upload size

PostPosted: Sat May 03, 2014 7:56 pm
by schimi2k
can u maybe post the link of the original over 1mb image here ? wanna see it 8-)

Re: Upload size

PostPosted: Sun May 04, 2014 1:51 am
by Paszt
ArturLP wrote:just saying it lost some ppi and is not exactly as original... but still good


ppi only matters when you print. http://bjango.com/articles/ppiisatag/

The only way to decrease the file size would be to decrease compression quality.

Re: Upload size

PostPosted: Sun May 04, 2014 8:43 pm
by ArturLP

Re: Upload size

PostPosted: Sun May 04, 2014 10:17 pm
by schimi2k
when i save it as jpg and compression level 11 (12 is max and best quality ) i dont see any difference ;) = 7xx kb

Re: Upload size

PostPosted: Sun May 04, 2014 11:22 pm
by Tobby
schimi2k wrote:first: what type is this image ? when its 1000x1000 i dont think its a JPG ( maybe a PNG )
second: load it in ur grafik programm ( photoshop,gimp, etc... )
third: save it as a JPG ! and adjust the compression until u are under 1mb ( result should be ok after compression, cause all images in our Database are under 1mb and they are mostly brilliand ;) )
fourth: be happy and have a beer and a cookie :)

Personally I'd jump straight to step four, but that's just me ;)