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Do you have any recommendations for optimizing full-screen background images?
My background is 1600 x 1076 pixels. In Photoshop, I can get it down to 348k, but that’s still too high…
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can you post a link to your background image?
A big part of optimizing the image is knowing the contents…
In OSX you can use ImageOptim. I remember seeing somebody posting a Windows equivalent recently but I’ve completely forgotten what it was.
@KG – Sure, here’s the image:
@TheDoc – Thanks! I’ll take a look.
for .JPG images I am using this service
I was able to reduce your img from 349kb to 218kb
you can use
which optimizes as many images as you want in selected folder
Weee! JPEG Mini is nice. Thank you for that and the other idea!
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