zooomr and flickr part 2

In my previous post on zooomr, I mentioned there was a difference in the level of compression used by flickr and zooomr. I now know that is not the case, the difference is that if you upload a standard size (ie 1024px x 768px) to flickr, flickr will not reprocessed the image and will use the image as you uploaded it. So if you uploaded a 200k image at 1024px x 768px, the image available at the large size will be 200k.

Zooomr on the other hand does reprocess the photo, so if you upload a 200k image at 1024px x 768px, the image available at the large size will probably be around 600k and because it has gone through another round of compression it will be of lesser quality.

Note I have yet to see what happens if I upload a high quaility image to flickr, say a 1Mb 1024px by 768px and see if that is reprocessed.

2 Responses to “zooomr and flickr part 2”

  1. Nick Cowie » Zooomr.com Says:

    In my previous post on zooomr, I mentioned there was a difference in the level of compression used by flickr and zooomr. I now know that is not the case, the difference is that if you upload a standard size (ie 1024px x 768px) to flickr, …

  2. Tuna Says:

    You should write a detailed “How to use guide and comparison” when you finishing your investigations

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