Gimp is a image processing software such as Photoshop. Its function is not much different. You can make it for photo editing, croping and giving effect to the photo. In addition to the extensions that use XCF format, GIMP is one of the open source software that can be used in a variety of operating systems and FREE. With open source license, making GIMP has many useful plugins, one of which is the Save for Web.
|save as for web|
Changing Extension / Format Picture, commonly used to compress images of various formats such as PNG, BMP, etc. image formats with a smaller size such as jpeg, or gif PNG8. Indirectly it also affects the quality of the image.
Reducing the image quality, the smaller the image quality size small anyway. However, the compressed image will be broken and the boxes appear, default compression quality is 85%. The greater the value of smoothing will make the image some blur, so it is not recommended if the image contains a lot of text.
|reduce image quality|
For some people the size of the image file is trivial. Though sebenaranya this is important, because it affects the speed of access to the site. If only one or two pictures does not matter, but if you have dozens? Pretty damning is not it? Especially if uploadnya in hosting your own blog with a certain quota could cepet full disc. Although trivial but very useful, both for owners and visitors. So do not be surprised if that's a little tough to have a visit, because both know is how the internet connection in Indonesia, up and down: D
This plugin is intended for the web, as the name suggests. So that we do not need to stay long upload an image: D. For Ubuntu users, to get it simply by typing
sudo apt-get install gimp-plugin-registry
the terminal. It could also open the Synaptic Package Manager / Ubuntu Software Center. For other operation system please visit Gimp Plugin Registry. I think this tool is a must for a blogger / web developer
, by Pandu Aji Wirawan