For best results use high quality source material that hasn't been compressed before.
Drag your image file onto this website. You can do this anytime.
Paste an image URL from your clipboard into this website. You can do this also on the image processing page.
Paste a Base64 Data URI from your clipboard into this website. You can do this also on the image processing page.
Paste an image from your clipboard into this website. You can do this also on the image processing page.
Use the script to send an image from Photoshop to compress-or-die.
Copy it to the Photoshop Scripts folder. Overwrite what’s there if you’re asked.
Windows: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop CS...\Presets\Scripts
Mac OS X: Applications/Photoshop CS.../Presets/Scripts
Allowed file formats: JPEG, PNG, GIF, WebP, SVG (max. 8 MiB)
If you want to upload your animated or static GIF to a service as an avatar, create a discord emoji with less than 256 kb or upload an alternate GIF of your HTML5 ad banner to an ad network, you usually have to follow strict file size guidelines.
Unfortunately, most GIF compressors do not allow you to reduce the width and height or even the number of colors. This compressor even allows you to further reduce the quality in order to stay within the limits of the compressed file.
There are a lot of articles about online image compression tools in the net, most of them are very superficial. Usually they end with a simple: "It generates smaller pictures, so it's got to be better."
Learn why such statements are most of the time meaningless, understand the technical background, and find out which tool you should use as of today.
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