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, ASP.NET Architecture MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional) works as an Architect Consultant and provides consultancy on how to design and develop Web applications.

Suprotim is also the founder and primary contributor to DevCurry, DotNetCurry and SQLServerCurry. He is the Editor of a Developer Magazine called DNC Magazine. He has also written two EBooks 51 Recipes using jQuery with ASP.NET Controls. and The Absolutely Awesome jQuery CookBook

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pratibha said...

thanks.. very helpfull

Anonymous said...

very good