How to resize

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  1. rich g

    rich g Funster

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    I'm unable to upload pictures on to the forum. I think I need to resize my pictures,how can I do this please
    Rich
     
  2. Lenny HB

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    Don't normally need to resize, I do as it makes uploading quicker.
    I use Microsoft Office Picture Manager, Google's Picasa also works well.
     
  3. hilldweller

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    http://www.irfanview.com/

    It's as easy as Control-R - resize.
    S - save as - save the reduced sized file.

    And it does so much more as well.
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    The forum software resizes large image files.
    A bit slow though.
    You must be doing something else wrong...Maybe wrong file type.
     
  5. autorouter

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    If you have Microsoft Paint, (Start->All Programs->Accessories->Paint) open your picture with it. Then Home->Resize.
    Select By Percentage, change the horizontal and vertical percentages from 100 to maybe 50 or 25. Then click OK
    Then either Save (to overwrite the original with the reduced version) or Save As (to give it a new filename and save it separately).

    It's a good idea to copy the file first, and work on the copy, in case you don't like the results.
     
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    I had a problem uploading pictures, and ended up having to disable the VPN to allow uploads.
     
  7. DavidG58

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    my camera takes huge resolution pictures, I don't have to do anything before I can upload them, other than wait a while on poor internet connection (y)
     
  8. rich g

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    I'm able to upload using my computer its my Samsung Galaxy phone I'm having problems with maybe I need to alter some settings on my phone
     
  9. Jim

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    We do reduce the size when you upload. BUT its a bit of a coarse algorithm. If quality is important then it's best to reduce in your graphics program first. (y)
     
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    I altered the size of pictures on my galaxy phone. They were around 2 mb but now they are around 400kb much easier to upload but no difference viewing, except if you need to print them.
     
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    I just do it in Paint
     
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    I use 'Fast Image Resizer' free download, this one. I know we don't always have to resize, but it is a lot easier on those poor beggars like me who have such a poor internet speed that it make viewing much faster.
     
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    I use the following picture re-sizing on my Windows pc:

    www.rw-designer.com/picture-resize

    It is an old program but I find it versatile, easy to use and also very good for re-sizing all files in a folder.
     
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    It's also a lot kinder to funsters on the move, who are paying for data download by the Megabyte. I always avoid 'Photo of the Day' when travelling!
     
  15. rich g

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    I have resized the pictures and still can't upload
     
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    no problems here uploading pictures , average size 3mb
     
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