So why are icons so small in size?

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  1. 71ny7ur7137175

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    I preferably make my icons 1000x1000. The first thing that got me was the "Atleast 200x200" [​IMG]
    So I did try 1000x1000. Okay it did work, I continued to cut the size in half...Then down by 100s....And 50...[​IMG]
    Even the 200x200 would not work, cause of the 50KB limit. I am crying myself to sleep tonight for having such a small icon. I feel like a ...Twat.
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    My soul right now.
     
  2. Floppy

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    rip. you will be missed.
    do it.
     
  3. 71ny7ur7137175

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    Get out. You already got the resource pack from him. Let this nerd have fun on a forum without a black follower. TBH, I love the icon size. "200x200"
     
  4. Drew

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    <--- Well look at my profile pic. It's possible to increase the vertical size limit over the horizontal size limit and it makes it longer and bigger, if that helps
     
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    :///. I'm sorry you feel that way about me. But welcome to the forums, son.
     
  6. 71ny7ur7137175

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    Thats not the problem. The 200x200 was to big to even use.
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    50 KB only. I cry to sleep at night for this.
     
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    [​IMG]

    If you go to, Paint.Net for example, when you save it, you'll get this window. From there, make sure you set it to 8-bit, and that will allow you to change the Dithering Level (just worry about that) And you can see at the top, the file size it will export at. Just play around with it until you get to 50KB. (Maybe lower, but idk.

    Hope that helps :3
     
  8. 71ny7ur7137175

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    You my sir, are the man. Fucking amazing.I am free now. I can have biggish icons.
     
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  9. Lynus

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    why would you need a 1000x1000 avatar lol
    it's unnecessary dude, uh, well.
    Seems like you fixed it, so there's that.

    Problemo solvo
     
  10. 71ny7ur7137175

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    Tbh, It's like automatic habit. Average Icons are 1000x1000 for me, the youtube quality is double, ect. It's just how it works for these tits.
     
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    they're avatars. not wallpapers. not everyone has to spend their bandwidth downloading some random huge ass image.

    200x200 is more than enough. i've had to make due with far worse limitations. (256 colors, 30kb, 64x64px, etc).