How the heck do I get my avatar pic down to 5 KB?

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How the heck do I get my avatar pic down to 5 KB?

Post by ElectroGhandi » Sun Apr 12, 2009 12:37 pm

I want to set an avatar on this site but I cannot get the size down to 5 KB... I can only get it down to 8 KB. I tried everything, I'm using JPG with a small image, reduced quality, I tried changing the color profile using ColorSync Utility from Color LCD to Apple sRGB and Adobe RGB... I absolutely cannot get below 8 KB. Any help?
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Re: How the heck do I get my avatar pic down to 5 KB?

Post by ColJessip » Sun Apr 12, 2009 12:43 pm

Whats the link?

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Re: How the heck do I get my avatar pic down to 5 KB?

Post by theholycow » Sun Apr 12, 2009 12:56 pm

I've found that Paint.net is good for making avatars have small file size while not reducing quality too much. Cut everything you like out of it, reduce its size to the maximum avatar size, then when you go to save it gives you a slider for quality reduction, with a preview and a file size:

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Re: How the heck do I get my avatar pic down to 5 KB?

Post by ElectroGhandi » Sun Apr 12, 2009 1:06 pm

I got it, thanks.
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