Easily Resize/Compress Images in Windows 7

A couple of days ago, I was updating my FaceBook account with the pictures I took during my TechEd 2010 visit. The images were of high resolution and there were around 120 of them. I wanted a tool that could easily resize these images.

On searching the net, I found a free tool called Image Resizer. Image Resizer is a clone of the Image Resizer Powertoy for Windows XP -- a PowerToy that allows you to right-click on one or more image files in Windows Explorer to resize them. It was created to extend support to non-XP and 64-bit versions of Windows (including 2000, Vista & 7).

After installing this power toy, all I had to do was right click on the image and choose the ‘Resize Pictures’ option

Windows 7 Image Resize

Clicking it popped up a dialog box

Windows 7 Image Resize

Then I chose the size I wanted and the results were smaller resized images! You can also select all the images in a folder and resize them at once!

Download links:

Image Resizer (32 bit)

Image Resizer (64 bit)



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Suprotim Agarwal
Suprotim Agarwal, Developer Technologies MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional) is the founder and contributor for DevCurry, DotNetCurry and SQLServerCurry. He is the Chief Editor of a Developer Magazine called DNC Magazine. He has also authored two Books - 51 Recipes using jQuery with ASP.NET Controls. and The Absolutely Awesome jQuery CookBook.

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2 comments:

pratibha said...

thanks.. very helpfull

Anonymous said...

very good