Showing posts with label graphics. Show all posts
Showing posts with label graphics. Show all posts

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Reduce image file size with GIMP

This is an easy way to reduce image file size. What you have to do is to convert the image mode from RGB to Indexed colours.

In GIMP, click on Image > Mode > Indexed.

Finally, change the "Maximum number of colors" property value from 256 to 16 or 32 as shown in Figure 1.

Figure 1: Indexed Color Conversion

Sunday, January 11, 2009

4 free icon sites

There are thousands of amazing icons that you can download from the Internet. These are some of the free sites.
  1. CoolArchive

    Host over 4000 icons in 125 categories. All the icons are available in both .ico (for your computer) and .gif (for your web page) formats.

  2. All Free Original Clip Art

    Over 30,000 Free Clip art Images, such as animated gifs, icons, backgrounds, bullets, clip art, and pictures.

  3. IconPlus

    A freeware icon site dedicated to creating cool comic book, sci-fi, tv, movie, and other pop culture icons.

  4. IconArchive

    Contains over 22,200 icons in 800 sets from 198 icon authors.