This tutorial covers an easy way to crop and resize images, with no special software required. Do not use Cascade to resize your images.
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After cropping, please compress your images before uploading to Cascade. Compression reduces the size of your photo files by getting rid of "extra" information.If your image is quite large, you"ll see a pop-up asking you to resize to prevent lag. Select the "Web" option on the right.
Compressing image files
Compressing your image file helps it load faster. Often photo software adds hidden information to the file--like metadata--which can bloat the size of the file.
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After cropping, please compress your images before uploading to Cascade. We recommend using TinyJPG, a free web-based tool that reduces the overall size of your image files without sacrificing image quality.
Always keep full-sized originals, you never know when you might need them!
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