Re: How to Resize GIFs

Subject: Re: How to Resize GIFs
From: "Simon North" <Simon -dot- North -at- quintiq -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 04 Feb 2004 16:35:11 +0100


One way I found that works is to blur the GIF first and then resize it.

I use Paintshop Pro, and simply apply a standard blur. You can
experiment with the various types, as the results depend on what kind of
resizing you are considering. With a standard blur, a reduction by 75%
is quite reasonable; 50% is pushing it, but still fairly acceptable
provided that you accept that resizing alone will introduce some loss of

Hope this helps,


Simon North
Technical Writer
Quintiq Application Software BV
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Tel: +31(0)73 691 07 39
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simon -dot- north -at- quintiq -dot- com

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