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Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by freddie, Oct 6, 2003.

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  1. freddie

    freddie Thread Starter

    Sep 8, 2003
    Can anyone plese tell me how to chanes BMP files to GIF or JPEG files??? I am runing windows 98se
  2. Miz


    Jul 1, 2002
    Just open them in any graphic editing software (Paint will save as jpg, not sure about gif) then go to File>Save As, in the drop-down list to the right of "Save file as type" choose the format you want to save it, name it and click the Save button.
  3. Wet Chicken

    Wet Chicken

    Sep 11, 2000
    If you don't have a graphics program then you can download a good one at irfanview.com ;)

    Then choose Save as and save as any format that you need ;)
  4. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

    May 12, 2002
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    Download and install IRFANVIEW 3.85. It's a great freebie program for reducing the size of images and for converting them from BMP to JPG format. (y)

    Frank's Windows 95/98 Tips
  5. bozz


    Sep 18, 2003
    Irfanview works just fine for coverting images, changing sizes and a few other things.

    :p heh heh heh. I'm also gonna try XnView that was recommended in "another forum" you posted in :D after I'm done visiting my favorite forums, although this forum has the best group folks I've seen. It never hurts to check all resources. Lot's of folks out there with lots of stuff to share. (y)

  6. john1


    Nov 25, 2000
    Hi Freddie,

    Open a BMP file, or open Mspaint,
    click on file top left,
    click on save as,
    in the 'save as' box there is a bit called 'save as type'
    click on its little drop down arrow,
    If you can see jpeg among the choices, there you are,
    if you cannot, then theres a set of instructions
    for including a range of choices.

    I got lost among the instructions when i tried it,
    so i wish you the best of luck,
    John :)
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