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JP Sauve
09-27-2000, 10:48 AM
I'm looking for some software that'll help me reduce the size of
some graphics, both JPG and GIF.

Any recommendations? Preferaby shareware so I can try it first.


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DJ_B
09-27-2000, 02:15 PM
could download the 30 day trial of fireworks from macromedia http://geekvillage.com/ubb/smile.gif

Drastic
09-27-2000, 06:31 PM
If you just need to optimize a few graphics, you can use the free online services mentioned above. If you have many, or will have more to optimize in the future, using an app on your machine is easier, and you can produce better quality images with similar or smaller file sizes. I like ulead's smart saver pro best. You can get a 15 day free trial (6+mb dload) at http://www.ulead.com/ssp/trial.htm .

HTH


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singloon
09-27-2000, 08:01 PM
i have to agree smartsaver pro is definitely the best for optimising jpg, gif, png files http://geekvillage.com/ubb/biggrin.gif

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zMan
09-27-2000, 11:40 PM
Try http://www.gifoptimizer.com/ for .GIF files.

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gallery
09-27-2000, 11:55 PM
the best for JPEGs and GIfs (Free)
www.spinwave.com (http://www.spinwave.com)

JP Sauve
09-29-2000, 06:06 AM
Thanks guys. http://www.gifoptimizer.com/ was just what I needed.


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hobbnet
09-29-2000, 09:06 AM
I just use Photoshop to reduce most of my graphics...

Monkey
09-29-2000, 10:21 PM
http://www.boxtopsoft.com has some of the greatest software on the market. Not only for gif and jpeg optimization, but for simple animation as well. It's cheap too. Once you pay you can download the program from the site and upgrades are free. Another bonus was when I realized I needed gifmation on another computer away from my system at home. I went to their site and was able to identify myself with an ccount #, and I was again allowed to download the title. Good stuff.

-C.

[This message has been edited by Monkey (edited 09-29-2000).]