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Started by med-dept , Jan 14 2015 01:51 PM

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#1 med-dept

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Posted 14 January 2015 - 01:51 PM

Hi guys,
 
I have seen a lot of people experiencing difficulties in resizing images to follow the 251 Kb filesize restriction that the board has. As I am a web developer by trade, I decided that I would create a tool to allow for simple resizing of images for use on the Forum that was easy to use. 
 
The tool is available online and is absolutely free to use. You just need to visit...
 http://ben-major.com...usmf-resize.php
The tool will accept any JPEG, PNG or GIF image (of any size), and will apply mathematics and filesize calculation algorithms to reduce the size of the image for use on the USMF. 
 
The tool is still in the test phase, but I'd actively encourage people to try it out, and let me know how you get on. Please contact me through the Forum or via this thread for help and support. 
 
I'll go ahead and post some sample images, with some brief data about each image.
 
Thanks and happy uploading!
Ben.
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Because of the thread length and broken links...we have replaced all links on this thread with correct functioning links. So they now all work.Here it is...
 http://ben-major.com...usmf-resize.php

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#2 med-dept

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Posted 14 January 2015 - 01:56 PM

Sample Image # 1:

 

Original filesize: 1.2 MB

Original dimensions: 2400 × 1957

 

Resized filesize: 69 KB

Resized dimensions: 1000 × 815

 

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#3 Willys44

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Posted 14 January 2015 - 01:58 PM

Good idea so I'm not having to fumble around anymore !   :blink:



#4 med-dept

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Posted 14 January 2015 - 01:58 PM

Sample Image # 2:

 

Original filesize: 4.1 MB

Original dimensions: 5102 × 6600

 

Resized filesize: 57 KB

Resized dimensions: 1000 × 1294

 

 

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#5 GIKyle

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Posted 14 January 2015 - 02:47 PM

Between this and the Laundry Number search tool, your contributions to this forum are outstanding Sir!

Kyle

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Posted 14 January 2015 - 03:32 PM

My test. It works! Thank you SO much for this. Your work has been amazing.

 

-Dave

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Posted 15 January 2015 - 05:22 AM

Good resource!

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Posted 15 January 2015 - 09:53 AM

Thanks, guys!

 

Regards,

Ben.



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Posted 15 January 2015 - 12:04 PM

Great job! I was looking for something like this.....

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Posted 15 January 2015 - 12:07 PM

No problem at all :)

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Posted 24 January 2015 - 09:06 AM

Works like a charm! It's fast & very easy to use, great tool!



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Posted 24 January 2015 - 09:51 AM

Had to try it, works great!  Thanks so much for creating this.  I always have problems with image size.

 

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Posted 29 January 2015 - 01:33 AM

Thanks for the positive comments guys. I'm glad that the tool is of use.

 

Cheers,

Ben.



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Posted 29 January 2015 - 05:38 AM

Ben , well done and many thanks ; works perfectly !

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Posted 29 January 2015 - 06:17 AM

Great Tool !!



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Posted 29 January 2015 - 08:32 AM

Thanks for the contribution.

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Posted 29 January 2015 - 09:35 AM

Ben,

 

Just tried it, works great! Thanks for your effort and contribution! 

 

Matt

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Posted 29 January 2015 - 11:49 AM

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Posted 29 January 2015 - 11:49 AM

That works extremely well and is easy to use! Definitely bookmarking this one! 



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Posted 29 January 2015 - 12:09 PM

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 08:20 AM

^  MMMMM 7th airforce B)

 

 

 

I tried this and it does not work for me.  The "process" button for me to select the file to resize is "grayed out" and doesnt give me the option to click it....am I missing a key step in the process?


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#22 strawberry 9

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 09:32 AM

^  MMMMM 7th airforce B)

 

 

 

I tried this and it does not work for me.  The "process" button for me to select the file to resize is "grayed out" and doesnt give me the option to click it....am I missing a key step in the process?

 

Did you hit the "choose file" button to the right first?



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Posted 30 January 2015 - 10:05 AM

 

Did you hit the "choose file" button to the right first?

 

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Posted 30 January 2015 - 10:25 AM

Seems to be working pretty good for me.. Thank you.



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Posted 30 January 2015 - 05:25 PM

Will this not work with a iPad?


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