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    Dummy / Easy to use Photo Size Converter

    Is there any REALLY easy software or apps that can reduce the size of image files ie: 4mb jpeg from digital camera, to 1mb or under... Facebook have something similar that once you upload the picture if you view and download it's like 800kb... etc

    Any help appreciated... currently doing it the fireworks way but been asked by someone who can hardly work the computer and fireworks isnt suitable..

    Cheers

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    Office picture manager?? Use that to resize the image/s

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    The GIMP?

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    Microsoft image resizer, part of the powertoy suite?

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    IrfanView?

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    Write a small script that changes all images in a directory using mogrify.

    ImageMagick: Command-line Tools: Mogrify

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    As per Jobos - MS Imageresizer - even teachers use it

    They just select all their pictures before uploading to website right click - Resize Pictures - click small - advanced - 2 more ticks and OK - job done

    All pics resized to 640x480 for an image gallery

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    Perhaps not in the "For Dummies" category, but JPEG Imager is quite handy. Will do many things as well as resizing whole folders of images, creating an index as it goes.

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    John's Image Converter is another good one. In addition to resizing images, you can create really cool montages with it too.
    Last edited by Arthur; 2nd December 2009 at 12:43 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jobos View Post
    Microsoft image resizer, part of the powertoy suite?
    +1 for this

    if you need it for vista or 7 just pm me

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jobos View Post
    Microsoft image resizer, part of the powertoy suite?
    seconded, fantastic software.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AJT1 View Post
    seconded, fantastic software.
    I'd add my recommendation to that - use this all the time on my work machine (XP).

    I don't do much resizing on my home PC so I tend to make do with Paint for the odd resize (Windows 7)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jobos View Post
    Microsoft image resizer, part of the powertoy suite?
    The only problem with this is you can't resize images by a percentage e.g. 50% smaller.

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    I used this one for batch resizing - seemed to work ok.

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