Creating Killer Web Sites

Color Cube
GIF Compression
Image Tools
GIF Animation
Jpeg Compression
Eyeballing the Palette
Single-pixel GIF
Invisible Table Trick
Reduce Colors
Hand Retouching Images

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Eyeballing the Palette

In order to keep file sizes down, you must reduce the number of colors in the palette. The image below started out in RBG mode, and then initially indexed to 64 colors. The ideal palette for this image is 13, or even 11 colors, resulting in a greatly reduced file size.

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