**Important** Picture attachments
Early this year, we announced changes in the size of allowed attachments - typically used to share pictures in a post.  This is the method described in the Guides as ""Attaching Images to posts using forum options".

After a major cleanup of existing attachments, we find it necessary to further restrict file sizes.  Effective immediately, files greater than 512k will not upload - you'll receive a file size error.  Further, attachments are restricted to a max of 3 per post.

See original Guide for more details on attachments and file sizes.  And once again - this doesn't effect picture links in any way:

https://www.dartsnutz.net/forum/showthre...#pid536361

Sorry for any inconvenience.
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good
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I think that's probably more than adequate for most purposes. Whenever I've uploaded a pic to the forum I've resized to 1000 pixels in length and converted it from png to jpg where necessary. It's always been less than 512kb, usually much less so.
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I'll give a real life example using jpg's - the most common file we see on the forum.  Jefferz is spot on that png's are a different case because they don't resize well - different compression algorithm.

I'll be using the site I put in the forum guide link in the OP.  That site has a good reputation, but if you can do it with your own software - that's always best.  The site's called Resize Photos, but you can use whatever you prefer.  Just use normal common sense for privacy and security.

First upload your photo.  I'll be using a real pic taken from the forum.  Not pointing fingers at anyone, it's just an attachment larger than our current limits.  In the screenshot below - I've already selected the test file.  Some will notice the site obfuscates file paths - smart.  No "C:" drive on Linux - lol.  No problem, still works Wink:

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Hit the Upload & Resize Photo.  In the majority of cases, you need not change a thing.  Although you can do other tasks like rotate pictures and add effects.  Just be careful you don't actually increase the size.  Result:

[Image: Jlwk3WP.png]

Now just download the resized file and upload to the forum.  The original file was 2.4 MB.  Using the site, it's 115k.  That's a big difference, and you won't have any issues uploading that file.  In fact, I'll attach it right here:

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Good instructional video and I like the Gunner's LOL
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