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Programs That Can Help with Skin Making

Postby angeldust » Wed Mar 31, 2004 8:57 pm

Post Here Programs That Can Be Used When Creating Skins.

Trout's GIF Optimizer (A)
Adware to create smaller GIF files

Trout's GIF Optimizer shrinks GIFs without any noticable reduction of picture quality

It will even convert other graphics to optimized GIFs:
? Bitmaps (*.bmp)
? JPEGs (*.jpg; *jpeg)
? Icons (*.ico)
? Metafiles (*.wmf; *.emf)
Just drag-and-drop files then Save
Supports animated GIFs

New in GIF Optimizer
? create even smaller GIFs
? cut, copy and paste graphics to / from the Windows clipboard
? color reduction to create much smaller GIFs
? sort graphics in batch optimizations by name, size, bytes saved etc
? preview to compare the original graphics with the optimized GIFs
? Recursively search for graphics through folders and their subfolders
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Post Reply #1 by bigC » Wed Mar 31, 2004 9:28 pm

Icon Sushi (F)
http://www.towofu.net/soft/e-index.php

Batch image conversion. Converts .ico's to .png's & .bmp's and vice versa etc..
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Post Reply #2 by angeldust » Sun Apr 04, 2004 4:20 am

The following Programs were suggested by one of the most prolific Avant Skin Designers we have.
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Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2004 1:49 pm Post subject: FREEWARE
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Graphics:
imageforge:
http://www.shareup.com/ImageForge-download-1999.html
imageforge3:
http://www.cursorarts.com/ca.imffw.html
the gimp:
http://www.gimp.org/
pixeltoolbox:
http://www.axiomx.com/pixeltoolbox/
Icons:
http://www.towofu.net/soft/e-index.php
Resizer:
http://www.acumensystems.com/mir/
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Post Reply #3 by vicntc » Thu Jul 28, 2005 8:05 pm

The "Icons" has changed. It is now:
http://www.towofu.net/soft/e-index.php
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Post Reply #4 by MysteryFCM » Thu Jul 28, 2005 8:21 pm

Thanks for letting us know, I've updated the URL's
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Post Reply #5 by Dreamer » Thu Jul 28, 2005 10:33 pm

Trout's GIF Optimizer is Adware, not freeware :(

http://www.snapfiles.com/get/troutsgif.html
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Post Reply #6 by MysteryFCM » Thu Jul 28, 2005 10:40 pm

Thankyou, I've modified the original post to reflect this :)
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Re: Programs That Can Help with Skin Making

Post Reply #7 by Sara » Tue Jun 05, 2007 3:06 pm

Browser Person found this program that makes converting old skins a breeze!

http://www.zexersoft.com/products.html

http://www.zexersoft.com/products.html

It has a 30 day trial and is $19 after that.

Using it on skins extracts all the bitmap files in them. It seems to pull out the foreground image and background image as separate bitmap images (this is exactly what I wanted).


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Re: Programs That Can Help with Skin Making

Post Reply #8 by daveshrop » Fri Jun 08, 2007 7:04 pm

Not so much a program but nice little article on Avant & Skin making
http://www.associatedcontent.com/articl ... owser.html
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Re: Programs That Can Help with Skin Making

Post Reply #9 by daveshrop » Tue Jul 10, 2007 9:01 pm

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Re: Programs That Can Help with Skin Making

Post Reply #10 by daveshrop » Tue Jul 17, 2007 1:09 pm

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Re: Programs That Can Help with Skin Making

Post Reply #11 by angeldust » Fri Sep 07, 2007 4:21 pm

Here's a site where you can get some free icons for skining or what ever. You can also purchase some too.

http://www.iconshock.com/
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Re: Programs That Can Help with Skin Making

Post Reply #12 by WindRune » Sun Jul 12, 2009 11:35 pm

Thanks for sharing the links. This would be much easier rather than searching for them in google.
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