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Which graphics programme is best for World of Coins?

Photoscape (PC) free
5 (18.5%)
Paintshop Pro (PC) paid
7 (25.9%)
Irfanview (PC) free
3 (11.1%)
Graphic Converter (Mac) paid
2 (7.4%)
GIMP (PC, Linux) free
2 (7.4%)
Microsoft Paint (PC) paid
0 (0%)
PaintNet (PC) free
0 (0%)
Photoshop (PC, Mac) paid
6 (22.2%)
ACDSee (PC, Mac) paid
0 (0%)
Resizr (web-based) free
0 (0%)
Resizejpeg (web-based) free
1 (3.7%)
PicResize (web-based) free
1 (3.7%)

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Offline jsamesgsfus

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Re: Graphics software
« Reply #45 on: January 27, 2018, 07:38:29 AM »
Hey ,Just checkout this website  https://www.resizejpeg.com/  to resize image and speedup your site ,
its cost less and no reacquired to any type of registration.

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Re: Graphics software
« Reply #46 on: June 03, 2018, 09:43:52 AM »
This deserves to be pinned, I think. I, for one, use it every time for posting here. It is incredibly easy to use on the PC as well as on an iPad/iPhone.

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Re: Graphics software
« Reply #47 on: June 03, 2018, 01:57:26 PM »
Merged thread instead, so that it can be compared with all others. You can change your vote in the poll above  by deleting your vote and voting again.

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Re: Graphics software
« Reply #48 on: July 10, 2020, 12:14:23 PM »
Folks,
I need some help !
I earlier used to embed the pictures of coins that i hosted on google drive.. but due to some policy changes.. embedding is disallowed by google now..
i have around 400 pictures of coins which i need to relink.. is there any fast and quick way for the following:

(1) compress all the original jpg files to < 200kb ? ( the average size of each file is about 1M-1.6M)

any help would be appreciated..

cheers,

mahe

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Re: Graphics software
« Reply #49 on: July 10, 2020, 01:03:51 PM »
What I am describing here can be done with Graphic Converter, but that software runs only on a Mac. Nevertheless, I suspect there is PC software out there that will do the same thing. I hope some PC users can advise.
  • Sort photos by size.
  • Create an as yet empty folder for manipulated photos.
  • Move any photos that are small enough to post without manipulation into the new folder.
  • Experiment with the largest picture how it needs to be manipulated. Note settings.
  • Set up a batch manipulation for e.g. the largest 100 that manipulates photos in the original folder and puts the result in the manipulated photos folder.
  • Check some results in manipulated photos folder. Adjust settings if necessary.
  • Repeat as necessary
Peter
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Re: Graphics software
« Reply #51 on: July 10, 2020, 04:05:21 PM »
Thanks a lot for the advise, i will follow the instructions and use one of the applications mnetioned in the link.

cheers,

mahe

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Re: Graphics software
« Reply #52 on: February 10, 2021, 08:42:02 PM »
MacOS 11.2 (Big Sur) broke Graphic Converter :'(

I need a replacement urgently, cheaper is better, free is perfect. The Mac software in the poll gives me acute sticker shock. I don't need anything fancy: removing what is not selected, combining pictures, reducing pixel depth, adjusting colours.

What can you recommend for the Mac?

Peter
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Re: Graphics software
« Reply #53 on: February 10, 2021, 09:29:45 PM »
What can you recommend for the Mac?

Some matches?  ;D
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Re: Graphics software
« Reply #54 on: February 10, 2021, 10:22:42 PM »
I don't use any of those I have Win 10 and use Microsoft Office picture manager.

I also use Picasa 3 in conjunction.
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Re: Graphics software
« Reply #55 on: February 10, 2021, 10:34:37 PM »
Anyway, the size of images and costs of same have gone into the cellar. I just bought a Samsung 1Tb SSD disk for 110 Euros! I remember the 72 Kb disks on the IBM series 315, they costed tens of thousands of US$.... and that's was a main-frame in those days!
So why bother about file sizes? A SSD disk takes the space of a credit card and cost next to nothing AND they are super fast and reliable to 99.99% since they have no movable parts....
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Re: Graphics software
« Reply #56 on: February 10, 2021, 10:50:18 PM »
@andyg: Tried that. They don't match. I hear they set a peesee on fire. Have you tried it? ;)

@Globetrotter: on servers, space is money and you can't run a site like this from home.

Found a solution. I had a free version of Graphic Converter. There is a paid version that does run on MacOS 11.2. I thought Lemke had stopped developing GC. Trying it out now.

Peter
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