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How to make pictures best for websites


andy63walsh

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Hi.
I'm using Gimp2 to edit my pictures. I try to save them with less of a file size, under 20kb so that the pictures don't take forever to load on peoples pc's, but when I lower the quality in jpg format the picture starts to look very poor.
Some pictures I take with my 9 mega pix camera, I lower the pix to 2, but when editing the pics look poor.
If I cut and paste from the net, it is still the same problem.
Is there a way to keep a decent picture with less file size (under 20KB) ??

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Yes it can be done, as my example shows.

I have no experience of Gimp, and if it can make the necessary changes to the original picture still retaining the quality. 50Kb will download almost instantly.

The are quite a number of free storage sites for pictures.

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andy63walsh

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Hi.
Ok I will leave them near 50kb they look fine there, thanks

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