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[dupe] Poor compression for .gif avatars

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Reproducibility:

Pretty much consistent when you upload a .gif file for OCN to compress.

 

Repro Steps:

Upload a .gif file, and compare the quility to the original file. It'll usually be quite poor.

 

Here is the comparison between the original file for my avatar, and the result when uploaded (OCN version on the left):

 

Untitled3.png

 

 

Expected:

The .gif files to retain their quality a bit better.

 

Notes:

Might also affect transparent .png files not working correctly (the backgrounds becoming black after the upload, etc).

 

URL:

More examples available in this thread:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1229980/animated-gif-question-is-it-a-bug-or-is-it-by-design/0_100

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Size limit?
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IIRC you are only allotted 140kb for an avatar. So likewise, serious compression.
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post #4 of 10
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For avatars, perhaps, but the same issues happen when you upload the .gif to post in a thread. So I think it's more Huddler's compression system.

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It made my avatar look horrible. It is all jagged and has wierd black artifacts.
     
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post #6 of 10
My png avatar has no problems. I've always had problems with gifs.
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post #7 of 10
This is something that is associated heavily with this issue I think : http://www.overclock.net/t/1237585/animated-gif-and-transparent-png-avatars-not-working-properly/0_50#post_16873235

As such I will move this thread to the appropriate section .

Also another prime example is Chipps current avatar : http://www.overclock.net/u/4089/chipp
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Yeah... that's horrendous.

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post #9 of 10

I replied to this same issue here.  I bumped this ticket and listed these threads as examples.

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Thanks SJ. :)

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