On Tue, 2009-09-15 at 15:16 -0500, DJ wrote:

> I opened the screenshot in Gimp and saved it as another name, but
> still a png.  I then scaled the image by 80% to reduce the size,
> and saved the file as a png.
> 
> KSnapshot png save: 70k
> Gimp png save: 68k
> Gimp scale png: 263k
> 
> When I saved in Gimp, the Compression was at level 9, and no
> checkboxes were checked.
> 
> What am I missing here, why does the scaled version of the png have a
> larger file size?

You did not by any chance convert the image from Indexed to RGB mode,
did you?


Sven


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