Zip file

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Earl Costello, Oct 2, 2005.

  1. The Nerd strikes again....I have a zip file which contains 14 pictures
    unzipped file contains 9,789,440 bytes;when I download the 14 pictures
    the bytes amount 660,038 bytes....quite a difference??I reduced the
    pixels from 667 x... to 550x.... would that explain the diff
    TIA for the education
     
    Earl Costello, Oct 2, 2005
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  2. Earl Costello

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    Earl Costello <> wrote:

    |>The Nerd strikes again....I have a zip file which contains 14 pictures
    |>unzipped file contains 9,789,440 bytes;when I download the 14 pictures
    |>the bytes amount 660,038 bytes....quite a difference??I reduced the
    |>pixels from 667 x... to 550x.... would that explain the diff
    |>TIA for the education

    Most graphic files are already compressed, compressing them again will
    actually increase their size.


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    Trax, Oct 2, 2005
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