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Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Jeevs, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. Jeevs

    Jeevs Supreme Member

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    I am trying to upload a gif avatar but it gets static! And when I try to paste the URL of avatar..I get this message-
    Remote file is too large.

    Its a small file..appropriate for avatar!

    Any help?? :)

    Jeevs
     
  2. HoNeYBiRD

    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    "Note: The maximum size of your custom image is 100 by 100 pixels or 19.5 KB (whichever is smaller)"
     
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    Mokodoki Regular Member

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    I just did a few tests and it seems like BHW makes a gif image static if it's too large. The maximum allowable size is just under 20KB (19.5exact) which is pretty small for something animated. Is your GIF within the KB limit as well as the size limit?

    edit: because of the color pallet of that particular gif (everyone loves the penguin smack :p ), there's not any way to compress it down to 20kb and it still have any sort of recognizable quality.
     
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  4. Jeevs

    Jeevs Supreme Member

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    lol..time to get a new one :p