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Enrico Lazzaroni

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Question on pictures size
« on: Sat 18 Nov 2017, 16:25 »
Hello,

I would like to post some pictures on the screenshot gallery, but the size of the pictures I took for my first flight are about 7.44MB, and the maximum size allowed is 1024kb. How do you resize them?

Gerald Plotts

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Re: Question on pictures size
« Reply #1 on: Sat 18 Nov 2017, 20:20 »
You can use windows paint. There is a resize option there, plus you can save as a jpg instead of bmp. That alone makes a big difference in picture size.
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Enrico Lazzaroni

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Re: Question on pictures size
« Reply #2 on: Mon 20 Nov 2017, 13:26 »
Understood. One more question: how do you take a picture in flight as .jpg instead of bmp? I used the "V" key but that is bmp. Is there a better solution?

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Re: Question on pictures size
« Reply #3 on: Tue 21 Nov 2017, 09:54 »
By default the pictures in fs are saved as BMP files, this is why MS paint or an equivalent program must be used to capture or convert to jpg
« Last Edit: Wed 22 Nov 2017, 13:30 by Gerald Plotts »
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Re: Question on pictures size
« Reply #4 on: Tue 21 Nov 2017, 10:19 »
There's quite a few free "screengrab"/"screenshot" programs available that will save immediately to PNG or JPG. This saves on the hassle of converting the file format and means your flight pictures will take up a lot less space on your computer as well  :)
« Last Edit: Tue 21 Nov 2017, 10:20 by Chris Liu »

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Re: Question on pictures size
« Reply #5 on: Wed 29 Nov 2017, 15:20 »
Understood!

Enrico