Digital cameras are everywhere and in every phone. Today's PCs ship with terabyte storage capacities. Online storage sites grow ever larger. And there are unlimited subjects to photograph. Add them up and it's clear that personal snapshots will soon take over the world. What can you do about it? Post your pics pronto, pal, that's what. But that means resizing each and every one, one by one; it's a tedious chore you'll never start, let alone finish. That's where AnyPic Image Resizer Free enters the picture. It's a free tool designed to make … Read more
We can see how people would either love or hate Picture Resizer. Those with a geeky bent, especially those used to working with command-line parameters, will probably find the program to be innovative and useful. Those who like intuitive interfaces that are easy to understand and navigate will likely take one look at it and then start searching for another program to meet their resizing needs.
There are three ways to use Picture Resizer. Users can drag and drop images onto the program's icon, choose the program from the Windows context menu after selecting the desired images, or access … Read more
No one wants to open a huge suite of photo editing tools just to perform one simple task like resizing an image. Fortunately, with tools like Minh's Free PhotoResizer, we don't have to. This basic program can resize and convert images, and that's about it. It's the perfect tool for anyone looking for a quick, no-hassle way to resize images.
The program's interface is plain with just a small gray square with three menus across the top. A text box lets users enter the desired maximum width or height of their image in pixels. Users … Read more
Dealing with digital images can be a real chore if you don't have the right tools. Fortunately, there's a plethora of programs out there that can make image editing much less of a headache. Free Image Convert and Resize is one such program. This basic utility lets you do exactly what the name implies for single images or whole batches of them. It's nothing we haven't seen before, but it's easy to use and effective, and for that we like it.
The program's interface is plain and intuitive. An Add button lets you select … Read more
With Facebook and Twitter and photo-sharing sites like Flickr and Picasa, it's not as common to e-mail photos as it was a few years ago. One of the many ways these online services are convenient for sharing photos is they automatically resize them. Show of hands: how many times have you been e-mailed a photo that was so gigantic that you needed to scroll up and down, left and right to make sense of it? And with the megapixel count of today's cameras, we all have the capacity to e-mail enormously oversize images. If there is a book of e-mail decorum, resizing a photo before e-mailing it should be one of the first chapters. And if you are uploading a photo rather than e-mailing it, reducing the size of your images can greatly speed up the upload time.
For Mac users, iPhoto makes it easy to resize a photo. Here's how:… Read more
There's no point in firing up a huge image-editing suite when you just need to perform a simple task like resizing or cropping an image. That's why there are programs like Quick JPEG Resize and Crop. It does exactly what the name suggests and nothing more, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. If you find yourself frequently needing to perform these tasks, this program is one of the most efficient ways to get them done.
Quick JPEG Resize and Crop has a simple interface that's quite easy to figure out. Users can navigate to the desired … Read more
Not every photo taken is a masterpiece; some are upside down, or sideways, or have extra "scenery" that you didn't choose to include. For these issues, the Android gallery app offers a few simple editing tools to help correct image orientation and tidy up photos.
Getting to the editing menu:Open a picture from the gallery and then press the menu button. This menu is only available when previewing a photo by itself. Now, select More from this menu.
Editing choices will appear in the new pop-up menu, such as Details, Set as, Crop, Rotate Left, and … Read more
Spesoft Free Image Converter is the sort of tool you need when you come across an image file you can't open. It can convert images and even text between more than 75 file types, singly or in batches. It also handles PDFs and other vector files, resizes and rotates images, applies effects, cleans up images, and reduces PNGs without reducing image quality. It can convert about 10,000 files at once, too, so it's robust enough to handle large archives. It even handles OCR. Anything else? You bet: it's free.
Spesoft uses a wizard-based interface instead of … Read more
One of the unsung heroes of Apple's Mac OS X is the simple, yet incredibly powerful, Preview application. Using Preview, you can easily adjust your photos and get them ready for print, projects, and sharing. And best of all, it comes free on every Mac, bundled with OS X.
Many tips floating around the Internet will suggest using Adobe's Photoshop or Photoshop Elements to accomplish tasks like resizing and adjusting image resolution. Though these applications are great solutions, they can also be costly and somewhat complicated for new users. Photoshop can run as high as $199 for the … Read more
Uploading images is to Net newbies what parallel parking is to new drivers: it takes a lot of trial and error to get it right. And Megabyte-size snapshots hog Facebook bandwidth. Fileminimizer Pictures 3 from Balesio is a free tool that promises to help solve both issues. It resizes image files by up to 98 percent without zipping and without sacrificing quality. Its Facebook Uploader Module also makes it easy to post your pictures on Facebook.
Fileminimizer's interface is businesslike but attractive, with subtle but effective use of color and highlighting to differentiate the various icons and controls. Most … Read more