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VERY Tiny Gifs

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I need some extremely small .gifs (transparent background preferably)

I'm no graphics artist, so I was hoping to find some suitable graphics somewhere on the web.
The problem is the smallest I can find is about 16x16 (favicons), but I need smaller gif, maybe around 8x8. Simply resizing favicons in GIMP destroys all but the simplest icons.

Does any know of a good website that has a collection of micro icons?
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Re: VERY Tiny Gifs

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You're not going to get a lot of detail in 64 pixels, so don't expect much more than 2 color icons.

http://www.iconfinder.com/ lets you search down to 12 x 12. Googling for "mini icons" might turn up something.
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Re: VERY Tiny Gifs

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Thanks for the link, I'll check out that site later.
You're not going to get a lot of detail in 64 pixels, so don't expect much more than 2 color icons.
I only need one color, basic shapes maybe, a circle and an square, an X and a triangle, and at the most complex maybe something that resembles the shape of a medical cross.
Googling for "mini icons" might turn up something.
I've Googled every term I can think of, seems that the general consensus is that a favoicon is the smallest gif.
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findicons.com allows you to search down to 8x8.

At that size, and only one colour, it doesn't take much artistic ability to create your own.
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Re: VERY Tiny Gifs

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it doesn't take much artistic ability to create your own
You're right; I could probably do it myself, but I rather see if it has already been done rather than 'reinvent the wheel'.
I'm as lazy as I can be.

Slightly-OffTopic:(IMO the smart lazy ass person is going to find or invent a better/quicker way to accomplish a task than a person who is extremely hard working.)
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Re: VERY Tiny Gifs

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you can search google for gif images mostly websites have option on the side where you can adjust size and also pixles
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@clark551 Continue to post meaningless replies on dead threads and you'll be banned.
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