How to reduce the size of a jpg file?

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lclaudius
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How to reduce the size of a jpg file?

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Folks, can someone give hints on how to reduce the size of jpg files? I tend to err on the side of caution and my image files end up too big for comfort.
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Bill Barrett
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Post by Bill Barrett »

Hi Iclaudius,

Try using Irfanview http://www.irfanview.com to vary the size/quality of your files.

With scanned images .jpegs are usually more economical, but .pngs are often much better with computer generated ones...

Regards, Bill.
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Post by Heath »

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80% quality seems to be a nice balance between size and clarity.
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Post by btrhoads »

I tend to use a quality of 75% to 90% to get significant file size savings on jpegs.
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