messenger graphic guidelines


  1.    21 Nov 2007 #1
    Dan Guest

    messenger graphic guidelines


    Hi ,
    I would like to build emoticons, bg images, winks etc. for our users to
    download to their messenger.

    Do you have any guidelines for building these things?

    Thanks,

    Dan.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    21 Nov 2007 #2
    Jonathan Kay [MVP] Guest

    Re: messenger graphic guidelines


    Greetings Dan,

    Static (non-animated) emoticons are PNGs at 19x19.
    Animated emoticons are GIF89a at up to 50x50 (doesn't have to be 50).
    The size of the background is less as important as to what you're using as a background.

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    Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger/MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
    Associate Expert
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    All posts unless otherwise specified are (c) 2007 Jonathan Kay.
    You *must* contact me for redistribution rights.
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    "Dan" <Dan@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:77420DA8-F679-4587-BA76-1A5105D745DF@xxxxxx

    > Hi ,
    > I would like to build emoticons, bg images, winks etc. for our users to
    > download to their messenger.
    >
    > Do you have any guidelines for building these things?
    >
    > Thanks,
    >
    > Dan.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3.    25 Nov 2007 #3
    Dan Guest

    Re: messenger graphic guidelines


    Hi Jonathan,
    Thanks alot for your answer.
    How about backgrounds and winks, are there any guidelines for them?
    Is there a manual for preparing an exe that can auto install all these add
    ons to messenger?

    thanks again,
    Dan

    "Jonathan Kay [MVP]" wrote:

    > Greetings Dan,
    >
    > Static (non-animated) emoticons are PNGs at 19x19.
    > Animated emoticons are GIF89a at up to 50x50 (doesn't have to be 50).
    > The size of the background is less as important as to what you're using as a background.
    >
    > --
    > Jonathan Kay
    > Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger/MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
    > Associate Expert
    > http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/
    > Messenger Resources - http://messenger.jonathankay.com
    > All posts unless otherwise specified are (c) 2007 Jonathan Kay.
    > You *must* contact me for redistribution rights.
    > --
    >
    >
    > "Dan" <Dan@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:77420DA8-F679-4587-BA76-1A5105D745DF@xxxxxx

    > > Hi ,
    > > I would like to build emoticons, bg images, winks etc. for our users to
    > > download to their messenger.
    > >
    > > Do you have any guidelines for building these things?
    > >
    > > Thanks,
    > >
    > > Dan.
    >
    >
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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