jake3204
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HOW Do You Reduce MB On A MAC

Sun Apr 29, 2007 4:40 am

I am trying to upload a photo to airliners.net but the photo is 1.3 MB. How do I reduce it to 1 MB?  banghead . Im using I photo on an MAC.
 
prat
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RE: HOW Do You Reduce MB On A MAC

Sun Apr 29, 2007 7:22 am

Try shrinking the physical size of the image. For example instead of 1600x1200 pixels, make it 1200x800 or thereabouts. By doing this you can still save at the maximum quality and it should put you under the 1MB mark.
 
aero145
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RE: HOW Do You Reduce MB On A MAC

Sun Apr 29, 2007 7:26 am

If you have Photoshop, I'd save the photo with the quality setting "11", instead of "12". The "over 1MB" problem has happened to me with a 1024x683 picture...
 
viv
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RE: HOW Do You Reduce MB On A MAC

Sun Apr 29, 2007 6:41 pm

Quoting Aero145 (Reply 2):
If you have Photoshop

He is using iPhoto.
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aero145
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RE: HOW Do You Reduce MB On A MAC

Sun Apr 29, 2007 7:49 pm

Quoting Viv (Reply 3):
He is using iPhoto.

He said "I photo", so it didn't catch my attention. Danke. Can't help then.
 
SFO2SVO
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RE: HOW Do You Reduce MB On A MAC

Tue May 01, 2007 1:37 am

You can do File-Export and then save at smaller size or open your file with Preview and then "Save as..." will let you reduce quality a bit.
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