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Can I remove resources from standalones to make them smaller?

This is not advisable, nor practical. Nearly 90% of the total size of the resource fork is attributed to resources of type 'CODE'. These resources contain the executable code needed to run the application on 680x0 Macs. Removing any of these is likely to crash the application next time it is executed.

The best ways to reduce file size is to look in the project itself for ways to lighten the load. For example, if you have a large bitmap of a single color or pattern you can save significant disk space by converting this to a draw rectangle object. Projects with a lot of scripts may benefit from using abbreviations wherever possible (e.g., "wd" for "window").