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Old July 26th, 2004, 03:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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In the avitar upload area, it says that you image has to be either less that 85X85 Pixels or 9KB. My potential avitar is only 4 KB but it still says its to large. Whats wrong?
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Old July 26th, 2004, 04:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It means that the pixel dimensions are too large, even though your file size is under half of the max limit.

After all, it has to do with coloring, pixels/inch, image type, etc. GIFs have smaller file sizes--and less colors to choose from (256)--than JPEGs. High pixel/inch counts also bump up file size. And of course, whether the image is black or white. A black and white image will take up less file space than a full-color image.

Try saving your potential avi as a GIF and see how you like it. If you feel the colors match well enough, then save it and make the pixel dimensions 85x85 or smaller.
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