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how convert bytes to mb?

Discussion in 'Digital Photography & Imaging' started by boydphoto, Oct 13, 2008.

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  1. boydphoto

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    i have a photo a client sent me which needs to be sized to 7168 bytes, maximum, in order to be used on a website. it is now 1 mb. how do i know what 7168 bytes is? thanks, boyd.
     
  2. slipe

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    That is a very small image. Most programs you reduce it in will give the result in KB or thousands of bytes. And round it to the nearest KB. You are looking for around 7 KB. I MB is 1000 KB

    To get that you will have to reduce the size of the image in pixels and reduce the JPG quality. I just saved a 150 pixel square image at a very low 20% quality in Irfanview and it was still 6 KB, so you will need a tiny image and low quality.
     
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    i thought there was something awry here. i've never been called upon for such a tiny image; guess that's why it seemed foreign to me. i appreciate your help, boyd.
     
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    To be exact,
    There are 8 bits in a byte
    1024 bytes in a kilobyte
    1024 kilobytes in a megabyte.

    Thus there are 1048576 bytes in a megabyte.
     
  5. caraewilton

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    Another thought. Removing the meta data (by this I mean the information like, date photo was taken, camera used, etc) from a photo can cut the file size down substantially.
     
  6. hewee

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    Get the great Convert for windows.

    Very small and easy to use. You can setup what tabs show up too.
    Got to the Computer tab and put the info in.

    Exif Tag Remover and MetaEditor you can get here.
     
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    thanks for your reply, cw. i hadn't thought about the metadata idea.
     
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    thanks, hewee. i dl it and find it useful. i appreciate it. boyd
     
  9. slipe

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    The little image I converted in Irfanview had no metadata. That is going to be a tiny image – and even then will have to be at low quality. Irfanview has a good JPG save dialog for deciding what you want in the image.
     
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    Your welcome
     
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