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post Sep 30 2009, 12:03 PM
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Ok, a couple of issues here...

Sometimes members will use huge pictures in their posts that cause dial-up users and even DSL/cable problems. Also, the new Gallery limits uploads to anywhere from 250Kb to 400Kb depending on your member status. So basically, these huge pictures need to be resized.

Microsoft has a cool and unbelievably simple image resizing tool for XP that's perfect for both these instances. I even have the "Image Resize Toy" for XP in our downloads area. smile.gif
http://www.elantraclub.com/forum/index.php...ail&f_id=19

All you do is right click the image file and resize it (ideally to 800x600 or maybe 1024x768 max). Not to worry, this doesn't override the original file, just makes a reduced size copy.

There's now another free version of this for Windows Vista and Windows 7 available here.

Anyone with a PC who doesn't have a photo editor should get this simple, free tool. thumbsup.gif


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post Sep 30 2009, 12:11 PM
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I resize all mine to 800x600 or less now. Takes less time to upload and in a good size for the page.


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post Sep 30 2009, 02:32 PM
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I have been needing something for Vista.
I really liked the XP toys.


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post Oct 4 2009, 06:24 AM
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Picasa 3 (free download from Google) is a photo editing/storage program that is excellent. It also has a very easy to use resizing feature. Click on the "Export" button at the bottom of its screen, and you can resize to anything you like. DLT


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