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    Emailing photo's - help please x

    When I send photo's via email people say they receive them huge. Can anyone tell me how I make them smaller. Thanks in advance x

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    open it in paint > click image > click stretch/skrew > top two boxes put them both as 50 then press okay. Should half the size of it. Save it, and send it.

    t0mm;2274559

    open it in paint click image click stretch/skrew top two boxes put … open it in paint > click image > click stretch/skrew > top two boxes put them both as 50 then press okay. Should half the size of it. Save it, and send it.



    that could make them unclear?:| to small to see?

    You could... open them up in paint then click save as...

    then under save as type click PNG

    try that:P

    If you have XP then use this link: microsoft.com/win…spx

    Look for 'Image Resizer' on the right hand column, it's fifth link from the bottom. Install this and then whenever you right click on the icon for an image you can choose from different options of resolution, you can take most images from 1-2MB down to about 100kb and they still look fine on a PC screen.

    bjmcghee;2274581

    If you have XP then use this link: … If you have XP then use this link: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspxLook for 'Image Resizer' on the right hand column, it's fifth link from the bottom. Install this and then whenever you right click on the icon for an image you can choose from different options of resolution, you can take most images from 1-2MB down to about 100kb and they still look fine on a PC screen.



    Top tip :thumbsup: Repped

    you sending them as BMP's - send thm as JPG's

    stand back

    hottoshop;2274593

    Top tip :thumbsup: Repped



    Cheers, it's a prog I've been using for years now and it's so simple to use. There were some comments on the MS forum about various Vista compatible progs as there isn't an official MSoft one yet and there were a few options including this:

    powerhourgame.com/win…htm
    ...from this page...
    forums.microsoft.com/Tec…128
    Not tried any of them yet, but will when I get home and fire up my Vista laptop! :thumbsup:

    Free download to make photo''s in email smaller
    & also a tutorial ]here on this page

    Seriously though, this site is perfect for sending links to images and resizing:-

    ]http//im…us/

    If you are using XP, may work for Vista.

    View your pictures in a folder.

    Select the ones you want to send.

    In the area to the LEFT of the folder, under "File and Folder tasks" select "E mail this file".

    You wll get a small window saying "Make these pictures smaller" or "Keep original size".

    Select "Make these pictures smaller"

    You are then taken into your email program where you can send your email.

    Here is a picture of the folder you should see, with the option "E mail this picture" on the left.

    mcfedries.com/cig…jpg

    vso image resizer

    works well in vista and xp

    group batching also lets you save settings for photos.

    Tip: save jpegs as 80% quality its saves more space and quality aint to bad

    size wise 1024*768 aint to bad for emails

    Had to find this when powertoy wouldnt work as its not for vista.


    Convert between different graphic formats
    Configurable compression/resolution ratio
    Support file formats: Jpeg, gif, bmp, tiff etc
    Support Digital Camera RAW formats: Canon .CR2, Nikon .NEF , .MRW Minolta
    Handle single picture or batch mode
    Customizable templates for renaming files
    You can add your own watermark file
    Reduce size photos perfect for web publishing/share photos by email
    Integrate in windows explorer or works as a stand-alone application
    Fast processing
    Import directly from your memory cards
    Save history of destination folder
    Variable options and settings for advanced users
    Multilingual support (available languages...)
    Optimized for Windows 2000 / XP / Vista


    vso-software.fr/pro…er/

    its free

    Original Poster

    Wow, thanks for that all. I had to go out this morning and just got back to all these replies!! Will take a good look at your info and will give them a try. Really appreciated - rep will be left for you all x

    Resizing it to be smaller is good if its only going to be shown on a screen. If it's going to be printed out then the 'bigger' one will be noticeably better quality.
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