How do I Optimize better with Graphics?

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Post » Fri Dec 05, 2014 12:10 pm

Hey all,

I am looking for some tips on optimizing the graphic sizes as my graphic files are bit huge at present for a game. I use loads of 3D, render as PNG, work in Photoshop and again save it as PNG. If someone has better options, please hit below.

What tool you use and how much size you get for your bg and Icons approximately.
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Post » Sat Dec 06, 2014 2:55 am

I'm using " Save for web " inside Photoshop to make it bit smaller.
How many images do you have in your game and how much the totally size of the game?
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Post » Sat Dec 06, 2014 3:04 am

@A0Nasser I have just 3 layouts --> 3 Bgs and around 10 to 12 btns overall. I also have 3 animations in the entire game in which around 70 sprites overall. Overall sprites size is around 8 MB, after C2 optimizes and all, the C2 file comes out as around 5 MB. After exporting Crosswalk, Game size is 25MB. And it is just a simple game with a clean AI. Image is where I could get attention on!!
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Post » Sat Dec 06, 2014 4:14 am

Do you have sounds in your game?
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Post » Sat Dec 06, 2014 4:19 am

Nope. But will add soon.
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Post » Sat Dec 06, 2014 5:26 am

5MB doesn't seem like a lot of graphics. Most of the overhead is the crosswalk engine, and you're not going to be able to do anything about that.

FYI, C2 re-compresses your graphics on export by default. For maximum compression, select brute.
Don't lose your work. Backup your game with Dropbox.
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Post » Sat Dec 06, 2014 5:48 am

TiAm wrote:5MB doesn't seem like a lot of graphics. Most of the overhead is the crosswalk engine, and you're not going to be able to do anything about that.

FYI, C2 re-compresses your graphics on export by default. For maximum compression, select brute.



@TiAm Yeah!. I just came to know about that crosswalk takes much from my friend recently, but still looking for some possible ways to reduce the size. Anyways thanks for the tip though, will use it. :D
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Post » Thu Dec 11, 2014 3:00 am

@Harishankar & @TiAm you can reduce your apk size from 25 MB to almost 7-8 MB using below method for that you need to purchase plugin from @cranberrygame
plugin-crosswalk-related-c2-plugins-phonegap_t109586?&hilit=webviewplus

then try this:
2 Phonegap WebViewPlus plugin
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c2 Export project - PhoneGap
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xdk Build - Crosswalk android

For more information, go to here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/186 ... index.html

i hope this will help you :D
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Post » Thu Dec 11, 2014 4:12 am

@cooltaby Thanks for the idea :D . I will definitely try it soon.
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Post » Fri Dec 12, 2014 11:57 am

you can optimize PNGs with pngoo tool. try it. gives result. no image quality loss.
Sea Monsters template - Isometric
Also includes 40 pages PDF of optimizations and "how-to" for your games, and how the "sea monsters" template was built. Follow link for details :)

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