I love the idea of more and more web apps taking precedent over desktop apps. TinyPNG made by Voormedia allows you to upload up to 20 .png’s to be converted from 24bit to 8bit while maintaining transparency and quality. This means we are going to see a big decrease in file size.

Below is a screenshot of the png’s I used in the theme for my book Web Designers Guide to WordPress. I’ve decreased the size of these images by 65% and we all know how important every kb can be when optimizing a site for speed.

Shrink PNG files
Advanced lossy compression for PNG images that preserves full alpha transparency.

Jesse Friedman has been building websites for 18 years, and exclusively with WordPress since 2006. Since then Jesse has written several books, taught 100’s of students as a professor, and organized dozens of local meetups along with a few WordCamps. Jesse has spoken at tech conferences around the world including SXSW, HOW, Future events and many more. Jesse has consulted for a wide array of companies from small agencies to multi-billion dollar international companies. Today Jesse is a proud team member of Jetpack at Automattic, where he spends his time growth hacking and building strategic partnerships.

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