To Optimize your first Image:
|1.||Open an image file by clicking on the Open button and selecting a file you wish to Optimize. Ensure the Compress mode button is down.|
|2.||On the Compress Image Control Palette first select the best file format for your image.
|3.||For a JPEG you can add MagiCompression to further compress the image. Either click the wand button or drag the MagiCompress slider to the right.|
|4.||Move the top slider on the Compress Image Control Palette to the left to compress the image. Adjust the setting to give the best compromise between file size and quality.|
|5.||For a GIF you may need to add dithering. Slide the dithering slider to the right to improve the appearance of the image.|
|6.||Finally save the image by pressing the Save As button and selecting a name and location for the Optimized file.|
For more details of using Image Optimizer see the Image Optimizer Workflow and following sections.
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