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It has been asked several times here how people combine multiple photos in one post. I assumed it required a special software, so I was searching online to see if I could find a free version. I think I found something even better - a website you can use to combine images (up to 4) and then save to your computer. No worries about downloading anything. This is just a very basic test image; you can fancy it up with background colors and added text on top of the photos. It did take me a while to size everything correctly. The total size of the four images can't be more than 2000 pixels in the largest direction, so I used Paint to resize each photo to 500 pixels largest direction. Then the combined photo was larger than the board's 150 kb, so I used Paint again to resize it to 62% (147 kb).

Here's the link to the site: http://www.quickpicturetools.com/en/combine_images/

Let's see if this loads.

 
Posts: 4027 | Location: Austin, TX | Registered: Dec 18, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Well that is NICE! Thanks for sharing that helpful tip!

I combine mine on Paint program, but this is easy too! Smile and of course so much better when we are looking at your beautiful property! Smile
 
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Oh, so you can combine on Paint - lol! I didn't know that; I'll have to check that out as well. I thought I didn't have any software that would do it.
 
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Yes! I open a blank, then view 'zoom out' so I can see more 'canvas'... then I 'paste from' and choose photos, I can reduce their size by clicking on 'resize' while the one I uploaded onto Paint..and reduce in half or so...

Then I place next to one another, if it is a horizontal photo, then I place the prints under one another so they don't have to be so small and it won't affect the message box if you have like 4 one under the other with larger sized prints.

After placing the all I choose 'crop' and select the prints with no or very little border, then crop that.. now I have one print... I check the size of the whole set (as one unit) and make sure it is under 150kb so it will post here.
 
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Good to know! Well, that gives everyone two different methods for the next time someone asks Wink
 
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Nitalynn I can do the same on a program we have called Comic life, but what Joyluck had done was just cut and paste her photos. I can not do that on I photo on my Mac.

Have you tried the cut and paste method?
 
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los,
That cut and paste method works with Photobucket! You upload photos to that site that you want posted online, then you choose to share and 'get link' option and it will tell you the http address for the link to the photo. That is what you cut and paste. I have not tried it recently, but I should take the time to try it. There was a time here when this board was so messed up, and I still don't have all the features working for me.
 
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