Help!!!!! pic problems

Discussion in 'Announcements, Feedback, Issues, & Guides' started by klf73, Oct 6, 2008.

  1. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    I am trying to upload pics and keep getting this
    ERROR: Wrong filetype (has to be a .JPEG, .PNG or .GIF). Yours is:

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    why??? I checked the properties of my pics and they are jpeg . I have never had a problem before, why now? Is there something wrong with the system?
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    If your file size is too big, like over a mb, or half a mb, it will often throw that error. I usually downsize before trying to upload.
  3. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    how do I downsize? is it easy?
  4. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    it's over 2 mb? I have no idea how to fix them [​IMG]
  5. geareduplyn

    geareduplyn Songster

    Jun 2, 2008
    Salley SC
    I put all my photos on Photobucket and then resize them to fit a 15" monitor
  6. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    I use photoshop, but you can also use a Microsoft default photo editor too if you don't have that. Just open the file in an editing program and reduce the size. Like 600 x 480 (pixels) and click save as "new name".

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