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Avatar size restrictions, seem too small?

Post by Jug_Inspector » Aug 4th, '17, 13:34

I've been trying to crop a picture to make it comply,

Maximum dimensions; width: 120 pixels, height: 120 pixels, file size: 9kB.

I just can't seem to get the file size below 12kB at that given size.
I'm wondering if it's a limit of my file allocation size (which is 4kB I think), so maybe I need to get below 8kB before it'll save smaller than 12kB.

Anyway..., can this file size restriction be increased or should I keep on cropping?

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Re: Avatar size restrictions, seem too small?

Post by billinom8s » Aug 4th, '17, 18:09

Keep cropping
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Re: Avatar size restrictions, seem too small?

Post by TLS-Moose » Aug 4th, '17, 22:45

Try compressing the original image before you crop/resize ....
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Re: Avatar size restrictions, seem too small?

Post by Jug_Inspector » Aug 5th, '17, 15:28

Nope, just can't do it. Even when it's so small you can hardly make out there's a bike in the picture... it's still 12Kb..

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Re: Avatar size restrictions, seem too small?

Post by billinom8s » Aug 6th, '17, 16:57

Email the original to me
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Re: Avatar size restrictions, seem too small?

Post by Instinct » Aug 7th, '17, 10:15

The only way I managed it was to select 'save for web' in Photoshop as even with a tiny crop and lowest quality it was still too big.

Good luck.

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Re: Avatar size restrictions, seem too small?

Post by Mervin » Aug 7th, '17, 11:20

I did mine in paint.net , just cropped , resized then lowered the quality until the size was right to fit
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Re: Avatar size restrictions, seem too small?

Post by Jug_Inspector » Aug 7th, '17, 11:40

Sorted - Paint.Net managed it.

Interestingly... I adjusted the quality slider down and at 93% the filesize jumped from 12kB to 6Kb, so there has to be some kind of minimum filesize restriction on my system.

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Re: Avatar size restrictions, seem too small?

Post by Ducaki » Aug 7th, '17, 15:13

You could have just used a black and white picture :-)
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Re: Avatar size restrictions, seem too small?

Post by The Muppet » Aug 7th, '17, 15:44

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Re: Avatar size restrictions, seem too small?

Post by billinom8s » Aug 7th, '17, 16:40

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