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Happenstance
Northern California, CA


August 23, 2003
2:40 AM

Post #624821

How large can my uploaded images be?
dave

August 23, 2003
2:45 AM

Post #624836

In pixels, maximum of 1000 pixels wide. Anymore more than that will automatically be resized down.

In kilobytes: there is no limit.

Dave
julie88
Muscoda, WI
(Zone 4b)

May 19, 2004
3:24 PM

Post #876154

I'm certainly glad I checked out the FAQ forum...:-)
Dave, has anything changed concerning the KB sizing of images? (I'm really looking forward to adding some of my flower photos to the PDB.)

Terry

Terry
Murfreesboro, TN
(Zone 7a)


May 19, 2004
3:30 PM

Post #876164

julie, I'm not Dave but as far as I know the auto-resize still kicks in at 1000 pixels wide. Personally I resize mine to 800x600 and I find that the lower resolution of .jpg over .gif is - in most cases - a fair tradeoff for faster uploading speed. (I'm on ISDN but that's not the fastest connection in the world.)
julie88
Muscoda, WI
(Zone 4b)

May 20, 2004
2:09 PM

Post #877150

Terry, thanks very much for the info. I usually work with the .jpg format for the web. And as for uploading speed...well I'm on satellite, it works really well for downloads but the upload times are more like dial-up. :-)

Thanks again!
gardenwife
Newark, OH
(Zone 5b)

May 23, 2004
2:15 AM

Post #880055

Seems GIF's are better for images which have more solid areas (like print screens or web graphics), but JPG's do well when images have a lot of color variation and textures. I size mine at 640x480 unless something closeup where I want more detail to show, and I save at about 70%.
Jenks
Social Circle, GA
(Zone 8a)

May 25, 2004
1:52 PM

Post #883104

Dave-
Is this still the case? 1000 pixels wide? An awful lot of people are having trouble the last few days...
gardenwife
Newark, OH
(Zone 5b)

May 25, 2004
5:11 PM

Post #883232

See the Dave's Garden forum, Jenks. There's something going on and they're trying to figure out what's wrong still.

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