Web Services → Support → Preparing Graphics for the Web
Graphics for the web are generally in one of three standardized formats
These types lend themselves to web use because
The most important quality of web graphics should be their small file size so they will download to the page quickly. Some facts about images on the web
Additional help with graphics
For more details about graphics, see also Web Graphics for Beginners by Jason Heffel on the WebMonkey site.
Irfanview is a freeware graphics utility for the Windows platform. It is included in the TechMod image under programs. The following resources help the user get started using Irfanview to edit graphics for the web.