If you are a web developer you know the importance of disk space, bandwidth and load time when it comes to images. And it will become increasingly important latter when web 2.0 becomes standard among with HTML5. You need a way to compress the images, and I don’t mean resizing the image, which can also be a good idea for thumbnails.
If you don’t want to sacrifice your high resolution image by resizing it, you can use SmushIt.com to compress it. SmushIt.com will remove unnecessary bytes and diverse colors from your image, without spoiling the quality, and in the process save some space. The savings can be as low as 0.97% reduction to as high as 36% reduction, nevertheless, it’s a good idea.
Just go to SmushIt.com and upload your image, the website will do the rest. Have fun compressing!