NoPiessadface

Veteran
Veteran
Joined
Feb 7, 2019
Messages
135
Reaction score
40
First Language
english
Primarily Uses
RMVXA
i hate uploads and downloads that are 100mb size and took for hours to complete so is there any way that i can reduce the deployed game file size? Is there I can dl an fully compressed rtp? especially the bgm and images reduced to like 1 mb(is it even a thing)
 

Andar

Veteran
Veteran
Joined
Mar 5, 2013
Messages
34,763
Reaction score
8,975
First Language
German
Primarily Uses
RMMV
you can recode the graaphics and audios for greater compression before deploying.
in fact there is a folder inside the program folder where exactly that was done, ready to replace the default RTP if that is wanted.
the problem with higher compression (and the reason why this replacement isn't automatically done) is that if you increase screen size, a higher compression combined with higher screen size will result in visible quality loss. So you should only do that if your game's screen size remains below certain limits.
 

Shiro-chan

Friendly Neighbourhood Neppy Maid
Veteran
Joined
Aug 7, 2018
Messages
179
Reaction score
53
First Language
German
Primarily Uses
RMVXA
For .png files specifically, I use PNGGauntlet, which is a program made to compress the images. For one of the games I work on, it helped reduce the filesize by about 35-40Megabyte. But note it's a pretty processor-intensive task, so it will take quite some time if you want to compress everything.
 

ShadowDragon

Realist
Veteran
Joined
Oct 8, 2018
Messages
4,902
Reaction score
1,882
First Language
Dutch
Primarily Uses
RMMV
I use tinyPNG which do the job nicely (even its up to 20files under 5MB),
F5 and you can repeat it.

I use it automatically on photoshop to reduce the size.
but the main size is the bitsize if you go to image properties.
and has no quality loss.
 

HarlekinLehl

Veteran
Veteran
Joined
Jun 29, 2020
Messages
250
Reaction score
149
First Language
German
Primarily Uses
RMMV
I'm using pngyu for my images. If you have a lot of audio files, those can be big too tho. And you should obviously delete all files that are not needed.
 

ATT_Turan

Forewarner of the Black Wind
Veteran
Joined
Jul 2, 2014
Messages
3,214
Reaction score
1,902
First Language
English
Primarily Uses
RMMV
i hate uploads and downloads that are 100mb size and took for hours to complete...especially the bgm and images reduced to like 1 mb(is it even a thing)
I don't know where you're from, and I know Internet standards vary in different parts of the world...but 100MB is not much at all for a game. Standard DSL download speeds are around 6 Mbps, which means a 100MB package would take just over 2 minutes.

So I don't know what your situation is where you're getting that much time (a dial-up connection? 56 kbps would take about 4 hours), but it definitely wouldn't be typical for your players.

As a point of reference, most RPG Maker games that I glance at are several hundred megabytes, going up into gigs. So just 100 is already very compact.
 

Latest Threads

Latest Profile Posts

I might try the mechanical bull at the fair on Friday... for one of the challenges, if you stay on for two minutes, you win $200. I might give that a try and see if I win--I'm pretty good at holding on to things.
Remaking a more streamlined version of my Remote Move map skill in MZ, just one switch and one variable to handle everything. If you seen the Move skill in Golden Sun before, moving far away items with your mind is pretty cool

MZtestRemoteMove.gif
I don't want to brag or anything but I was entertaining a woman the other night. I told her jokes while she bandaged my foot.
Okay so, I'm using this script, right? And it works. If you press :Y a menu should come up allowing you to choose an item to use. Nothing happens. You press :A to open the event options menu and choose "Use an Item"? The item selection menu appears. I have no idea how I set this up or why it works the way it does. Absolutely bizarre.
A woman gave me her number without me even asking for it. Then she left because she had other patients to see.

Forum statistics

Threads
118,733
Messages
1,118,321
Members
155,886
Latest member
deadman22
Top