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Old 18th March 2013, 14:07   #19
Batter Pudding
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Originally Posted by MrSinatra View Post
when i drag and drop, or save an image from a browser to my local files, its an exact copy, even if i rename it during a "save as".

like i said earlier, i understand why winamp automatically reduces filesize under the hood, but it would be nice to have an option to defeat it.

i am still curious as to how winamp does things under the hood? does it just say "reduce filesize 20%" to everything, or what?
Imagine an MP3 re-saved as an MP3 without checking on the settings. It is not going to be a "shrink by 20%" but a change in dpi of the image as noted by DrO.

I don't know how the devs do things, but you understand MP3 compression and the options. So may be worth a read on JPEG as you can see there are a lot of different factors that affect an image's file size. Then install something like IrfanView and play with the settings in the SaveAs dialog to see the changes for yourself.
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