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Postby baseball6791 » Tue Jan 24, 2006 2:40 am

How do you guys how do animation with imageready save your animations in gif and still retain full quality. For example, chipo's LT sig from the Football cafe contest was perfect quality, yet still animated. How do you do that?
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Postby kimchi_chigae » Tue Jan 24, 2006 4:18 am

are you asking how to make animations under 12K?

i don't think chipo's sig was under the cafe limit.
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Postby baseball6791 » Tue Jan 24, 2006 11:26 am

kimchi_chigae wrote:are you asking how to make animations under 12K?

i don't think chipo's sig was under the cafe limit.


No not under cafe limits - thtas impossible. Actuallly how to save it full quality. it seems when I save as a gif it loses a lot of quality just by saving as a gif...
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Postby kimchi_chigae » Thu Jan 26, 2006 6:32 am

hmmm...the only thing i can think of is setting the colours to the maximum...256. sometimes in order to keep an avatar under 6k for the cafe i have to set the colours down to 16 or whatever to get lower quality on it.
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Postby acsguitar » Thu Jan 26, 2006 12:18 pm

baseball6791 wrote:
kimchi_chigae wrote:are you asking how to make animations under 12K?

i don't think chipo's sig was under the cafe limit.


No not under cafe limits - thtas impossible. Actuallly how to save it full quality. it seems when I save as a gif it loses a lot of quality just by saving as a gif...


I know what your talking about and I don't know if its just the gimp or what.

But when I make a color av. The gif file loses alot of quality. I haven't toyed with it alot yet. But I know what you are saying...i can't figure it out yet
I'm too lazy to make a sig at the moment
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Postby Crimedogg32 » Thu Jan 26, 2006 8:46 pm

if the site you use to host has a maximum KBs like photobucket I believe it automatically deduces KBs which reduces quality which could be a problem. Saving them as .gifs hasnt lost a lot of quality for me though
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