Photoshop :: Reducing Image Size (MB)

Nov 18, 2013

I have 900 photos/ scans that are all large in size. I know want to make them suitable for a web site ie 72/91dpi  and around 1024*768 px in size . thought the save for web choice via an action was the way to go  ie create the action and then run as a batch.

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Photoshop :: Reducing Using Image Size

Jan 10, 2009

I read somewhere that in Photoshop you should reduce images in steps, but never in one big step. For example, if you had an original 3200 pixels wide, you should first reduce it to 3100 pixels wide, then 3000, then 2900, and so on, down to about 2000; then, if your target is 800 pixels, you may increase the interval.

Does this rule of thumb still hold true in CS4? I've tried one-step reductions, and these tired old eyes could not tell the difference ...

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Photoshop :: Reducing Image Size,, But Keeping The Clarity....

Sep 6, 2008

I'm having difficulty organizing photos into templates for a CD cover. The pic that I want to have on the front cover is too large and need to reduce the size, but at the same time keep sharpness and quality.

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Jan 3, 2014

I have a background that has 8.5" x 11" external dimensions.  In the project bin, I'm also showing a layer (with transparent edges) that I've resized to 1" x 1.5".  When I double-click the background to put it on the screen, and then drag the layer  onto the screen, why doesn't it look like a small picture on top of a big one?  Instead, it's huge, and I have to drag it down to size with the move tool!
And now, the entire story:
Running PSE9 under Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard.
My project is a montage of stamp-sized images on a letter-size background, as in the attached -- commemorating the woman in the centerpiece.  I've stumbled though this kind of effort before with great success.  This time the small photos are coming out blurry, and it's because this time I've done one thing differently.
In prior efforts, I recall somehow reducing the outside dimensions of an open file to about 2" x 3" before editing and finally adding it as a layer to the big background (using Move Tool to size it to fit), although during editing I was working with a reasonably-sized image and not a stamp (probably using command +).  The images in the final version were all sharp.   On this effort, however, cannot remember how to do it the same way, and I ended up working with the original photo, and then when I added it as a layer, I reduced it using the move tool -- very clumsy in view of the fact that the edited layer's image seemed to be larger than the canvas I was building, and the final images were blurry.

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Photoshop :: Reducing File Size But Keeping Physical Size

Apr 15, 2008

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Aug 7, 2012

I've just reduced the size of a canvas from 300x300 to 200x200 but when I merge the layers I'm left with a dotted line showing the original size.

reduced canvas size.tiff (128.61K)
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Nov 23, 2006

I have a cybershot and have it set to 1280 x 960...Fine. The pictures look great but sometimes when I upload to walmart or shutterfly them become pixelated. Or when I use irfanview (PC only program) to resize to something smaller and pixelates them as well.

Should I change the camera settings, if so, to what? Should I use PS to resize them?

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Oct 19, 2013

I have these PDF catalogs which are about 20 - 50MB each.  Some of my customers are not comfortable browsing online so a digital catalog (here) works better for them... The same people generally have bad internet connections so I need to re size these PDF's so they can be downloaded rather quickly.
Starting with a 20MB PDF, I open all slides within Photoshop.  I batch process the images from 300dpi to 96dpi , and shrink the size from 24 Inches across to 15... All the images are saved in a new folder, opened back in Photoshop and a new PDF is created.  Considering both size and dpi has been clipped by a fairly large amount, you would think that the new PDF would be smaller... But its not, the 20MB version ends up around 60MB afterward.
I don't feel like purchasing Acrobat Pro because I know this should work within Photoshop.

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Photoshop :: Reducing Size Of Canvas

Sep 22, 2012

I have designed a billboard and used various photos. Due to changes in the positions of the layers, I ended up with a canvas bigger than the photo. So I need to remove the extra canvas. How do I remove the extra canvas?
I can use the marque tool to copy/cut and paste the photo unto a new file, and hence get rid of the extra canvas. If this is the way forward, is there a precise way to get the marquee tool to the edges of the photo? Is there a function to snap the marquee to the edge of the photo?

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Photoshop :: Reducing Pixels, But Not Size.

Jul 20, 2009

I have been told that you can reduce the number of pixels in a picture, but keep the size of it.I am unsure about this, so I thought I would ask the experts as it were.I do know the JPEG image compression when saving, but is there any way you can specify the number of pixels?

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Photoshop :: Reducing Picture Size

Mar 26, 2007

I have a Sony camera and have it set to take big pictures with high reso.

In PS, can I reduce the size 3 MB to something a lot smaller but still keep ok quality? I go to Image Size but that just makes the pic smaller (duh) I want to change the actual file size.

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Photoshop :: Reducing Picture Size

Dec 24, 2008

wanted to put all my holiday photos on a picture-sharing site (Photobucket), but it seemed they were too big and it took forever. It was suggested that I reduce their size on Adobe Photoshop and I have downloaded it (Starter Edition 3.2). However, I can't seem to find a facility to do this. What I would really like to do is reduce all of the file sizes at once. Is this possible? Otherwise I will reduce them one by one, but don't know how to do this either.

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Photoshop :: Reducing File Size

Apr 8, 2008

Working in Adobe Photoshop CS. I have a tif file that is 36"x36" at 150dpi.
Flattened image; Grayscale mode. File size is 28.499MB. Is there any way
to reduce the file size other than change it to a jpeg? I need to email it
somewhere and they can't accept files over 20MB.

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Photoshop :: Take Away Blurring Effect When Reducing Size

Jan 17, 2013

I created a 1318x358 PNG (300DPI, Anti-Aliasing - Type Optimized) from Illustrator. Now I reduced the image in Photoshop from 1318 to 800 pixels, and it is creating some edge blurring. Look at the image below.
How can I take away that blurring effect when reducing the size? Even if I save it as PNG-24, with highest quality settings, it still does that effect.

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Photoshop :: Reducing Tool Size Is Not Working

Jan 13, 2013

Hotkey "," for reducing tool size is not working. Nothing happens when I press the key.Settings for text program East Asian??  I am in Western Europe (Denmark)...When I want to view a photo at 100% zoom it takes up more screen space than it should. A photo of 8.5cm width measures at 100% 26.5cm on the screen.

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Photoshop :: Font Size Automatically Reducing

Feb 13, 2012

I'm using C5 Extended and have been using PS for years and suddenly I'm seeing something I haven't encountered before. My font sizes are being reduced "to the closest integer" which goes to 624.14 pt. My image is only 1000px x 150px so I'm not sure where the measurement discrepancy is happening.

I noticed it first when I made a copy of a box of text and then tried to drag the text copy.

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Lightroom :: Reducing File Size In Photoshop?

Dec 13, 2012

I had a question on reducing the image size after editing in Photoshop. 
After doing my changes in Lightroom, I typically make edits in Photoshop and then do some final touchups back in Lightroom.  The RAW file from my camera is approximately 24 MB.  After making my edits in PS, the TIFF file it produces (with all layers flattened) is in the 60 MB range.
My question is, if before sending in back to LR, I change the image size in PS say to 12 MB or so, am I basically creating a lossy jpg file?  Meaning -- by reducing that TIFF file size down to 12 MB am I throwing out important information such that when I go back to LR I am losing information and won't have as much control as the 60MB TIFF file?
keep upwards of 80MB per image (due to the RAW + edited file).  I don't want to lose imporant information so I will if I have to, but would prefer not.

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Mar 14, 2012

I have a corrupt version or if there's a  setting I'm not aware of. When I try to change the size of my canvas on screen (zoom in or out) but don't want to take the time to select the magnifying glass tool, I typically just type a percentage in the small percentage box lower left corner of my canvas.Sometimes this works fine. Sometimes it doesn't and it actually changes the opacity of whatever layer I'm on instead?? I don't want it to serve this function. I can change opacity in my layers pallette. How can I turn this function off?

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Photoshop :: Reducing A Files Size With High Quality?

Jun 20, 2012

is there a way to reduce a file size from about 60M to about 500k and keeping the quality? dpi is 300

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Apr 16, 2013

[URL]... My problem is that my images in photoshop look good on their own. But then when I put them into one image they all become blurry. I save them in high quality, I've tried changing the ppi on the "new" document but it only worked a little bit. My Ai text that I place also comes in blurry.

Sometimes I can get them to look fine (aside from the Ai Text, which I do save high quality, or for web, neither of which matter) but when I reduce the image size or flatten the layers, it gets blurry and when I zoom in it's ridiculous how blurry they are. I just tried making it from a large canvas and just reducing the images when I place them, which looks good, but then, like I said, flattening and/or reducing the image both provide the same effect: blurry!

I've never had a problem with this until yesterday. I haven't changed any settings, but for some reason it's just not turning out right. It is decent for when it's at 100% but the end graphic is only 600px so it's small. I'm worried that if my client zooms in to see it better she will see how blurry it is and that will make me look bad.

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Mar 24, 2003

I am using photoshop 7, I am trying to reduce jpg images around 1 mb sized at about 2400 x 1800. I am trying to reduce the image down to about 5 centimeters and retain the sharpness.
I have found that my images are blurring a fair bit.

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Photoshop :: Poor Quality When Reducing Size Of Raster Layer

Feb 5, 2013

When reducing the size of an image layer, I am seeing very different quality between regular raster layers and smart object layers.
See this image for an example:
Both versions of the image were resized after duplicating the same source layer.

They were then resized to 20% of their original size.
In the top example, the layer was resized immediately after being duplicated.

In the bottom example the layer was converted to a smart object before resizing.
You will notice that the top version of the image has considerably more artifacting than the bottom.

The quality of the raster layer size reduction also seems to have degraded since CS5.
I am using the bicubic setting in Preferences > General > Image Interpolation.

Switching that option around has made very little difference.
Are others seeing the same phenomenon?

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GIMP :: Reducing The File Size?

Jan 9, 2012

I have several pictures that are over 1 mb in size. I need to get them down to under 100 kb for my wall charts to print.How to do?

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May 1, 2013

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Dec 7, 2010

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AutoCad 3D :: Reducing File Size Of Model

Dec 28, 2012

I have a 3D model that consists of a large number of "small" objects that i created earlier in separate files. The problem is that now my model is 50Mb and I am having trouble working with it. Is there a way of reducing size, or is there any other solution that would not change the geometry of my model?

Working with Intel Quad Core, 6Gb of ram and ATI Radeon HD3800.

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GIMP :: Reducing Large Geo Photographs In Size?

Dec 13, 2011

I have to reduce 4 very large TIF files [each one is about 250MB!] to a more manageable size to stitch together and apply as a watermark. They seem to have been taken at about 1.5km above the ground and are very high resolution at 8000x8000.

I still want to retain reasonable resolution at about 250m above the ground so my question is what is the best way to reduce each down?

Would I resizing them in actual size as well as reducing dpi?

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Jan 4, 2013

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Nov 23, 2013

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Paint Shop Pro :: Reducing JPG Size For Web Without Losing Quality

Mar 28, 2012

Tips on reducing my JPG images in PSP X4 without loosing too much quality. I know that it isn't possible to not lose some picture quality but if you have any pointers that would be fantastic.

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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X3 :: Reducing Size Of PDF File

Apr 14, 2009

I have a number of files  which were prepared in Corel Draw which I would like to post online.  The designer has supplied the PDF versions of these files, however, the files sizes are too large for web usage. A 8 pg document is 5Mb. I have tried reducing the sizes by compressing in Acrobat;  importing the PDFs into Corel Draw and re-creating PDF files with reduced resolution; recreating the PDF without the bitmap images (there are about  10 images)..yet the file size of the PDF does not change significantly.

What else can I do to reduce the file size of the generated PDF files?  The files are newsletters, so most of the content is text and a few shapes and lines.

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