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Save for Web allows to find compromise between minimal file size and acceptable quality of image quickly. While adjusting various settings, you may explore how image quality and file size change. Options to reduce file size of an image include setting compression quality, number or colors, resizing, cropping, Exif information removal, etc.

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i have installed this plug-in and this amazing thanks for the develepors.
And when will the update this project?

I had to do a real run around to try to get this thing installed. Isn't there an EASY way for all us non-programmers who just want to use the software? there are so many steps, so many of which do not make sense for the non-techie. I appreciate the time everyone takes to make GIMP and all the extra plug-ins that add so much, but can't there be a easy way to install these things for macs (that's me!) and every other OS that make sense to people like me who are stupid when it comes to these things. Every time I try using Terminal nothing happens despite the fact I follow the instructions exactly. Please can we make instructions system specific and simple? God Bless you all. Via Free!!!

The problem is Mac,

it is a commercial OS as windows but since it has much less users it has much less developers interested in working for free

And even less interested to compile third party plugin for Gimp...

Because there is nothing wrong in the instrution to install, the problem is that nobody compiled a mac binary to install

Sure the process should be similar at that used for Linux..but the knowledge that "should be similar" it is no sufficent, without also know the exact differences....and they change at every Mac version most use mainly Linux, a few also Windows, almost none Mac

you may try to Google for "wilber love apple" or "lisanet"..if somebody may help is there

I'd like to try this plugin but I'm having trouble with the's what I've done so far:

- downloaded GIMP 2.6.8 p2 for Snow Leopard (10.6.3) from the "GIMP on OS X" website, copied files to Applications folder on Mac HD.

- installed X11 (2.3.4) from Snow Leopard Install CD, also installed Xcode Developer Tools.

- downloaded "gimp-save-for-web-0.29.0.tar.bz2", extracted the "gimp-save-for-web-0.29.0" folder in the GIMP "plug-ins" folder (~/Lu/Library/Application Support/Gimp/plug-ins).

- following the README instructions I opened Terminal, "cd" to the "gimp-save-for-web-0.29.0" folder, and type "./configure" in the command line....I get the following error message: "configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH".

Any detailed suggestions to assist with my install efforts would be greatly appreciated...thanks!!


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tested with Gimp 2.6.8 32 bits / Windows 7 64 bits

I have read the above & I would like to say thanks for the useful information, your article has included.
You have illustrated every thing in order, very clear, straight & easy to implement steps.
It is working great with me now, Thanks for your help, it saved me a lot of time.

new lessons that I received, it is true we should make Save for Web to find compromise between minimal file size and acceptable image quality quickly. This information is very useful and very helpful. now I use a Mac, I'll find out how.

Check out another free save for web plug-in, based on the Radical Image Optimization Tool (Windows only)

Thank you for a great plug-in!

Options to reduce file size of an image include setting compression quality, number or colors, resizing, cropping
.thanx nice share


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