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How To Resize an Image? – 3 Free Image Resizer For Windows

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Photography has become a big passion in the 21st century! :-) Its been a fashion to keep clicking 24*7*365! 8-) The manufacturing of the high end camera’s have been boosted. The image qualities of the images from the camera’s like DSLR is just awesome, unbeatable! :-) And once the photos are clicked, you cannot hold yourself from uploading it on the web! ;-)

Image Resizer

But the problem is, the file size of the photos clicked from such high end camera’s is truly gigantic. I had once clicked from Canon DSLR was around 18 MB! 8-O So now when you want to upload such gigantic images on the web, you have no other option that resizing the image; thus here I come with on how to resize an image with free image resizer software’s! 8-)

How To Resize an Image?

After clicking from the high end camera’s, it becomes indeed mandatory to resize an image before uploading it on the web. The option of resizing an image is usually used to reduce the size of the image; but at times you need an image of specific dimensions, this is another reason when you need to resize an image! So now lets come to free image resizer’s for windows:

Image Resizer For Windows

Image Resizer is an open source utility program for Windows users. It is one of the best image resizing utility and I would say that it is a cool bulk image resizer too! Lets now check:

How to resize an image using Image Resizer?

One of the simplest tool to resize your images! 8-) Just with the right click on the image; and then few clicks you can change the size and compress the images as per your choices.

how to resize an image

After installing Image Resizer, when you right click on the image, you will find an option named “Resize Pictures”, click on it. Once you click on “Resize Pictures” you will find the following interface.

Resize an image

A very simple interface to use; all the options are self-descriptive.

Now when you want to compress the images in bulk, then you can select multiple images and then right click on them. I am sure you will enjoy using this cool utility program! :-) Now let’s come to another tool to compress images.

FastStone Photo Resizer

FastStone Photo Resizer is a freeware for home user. Want to convert, rename or resize the images in bulk? Or want to add watermarks to the images? Or want to play with the colors in the image? One tool for all these features – FastStone Photo Resizer! 8-0 Lets now check How to resize an image using FastStone Photo Resizer?

FastStone Photo Resizer is one of the most preferred free image resizing software used by most of the Windows users. Following is the interface of FastStone Photo Resizer:

Resize an image

The user friendly interface of FastStone Photo Resizer helps you to resize the images with just few clicks. Playing with bulk images is also easy with FastStone. It has got many features for the savvies! 8-) Now let’s come to the final free image compressor list of mine:

Light Image Resizer

Light Image Resizer is another free image resizer for Windows OS users. Again a great software with loads of features like resizing the images in bulk, adding watermarks in the images, creating PDF files of the images etc… So now lets check on how to resize an image using Light Image Resizer?

The beautiful video created by the developers describes almost all about Light Image Resizer in just 30 seconds! 8-) If you are searching on how to resize an image for free, then Light Image Resizer is what I would personally recommend! :-)

If you were tensed with the question on how to resize an image, then I am sure now, that the above mentioned tools have simplified our lives by helping us resizing the images with just few clicks! :-)

I hope you liked my tutorial on how to resize an image! :-)

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28 Responses to "How To Resize an Image? – 3 Free Image Resizer For Windows"

  1. Frank Cern says:

    I liked the look of Light image resizer. Thanks for the heads up…will check it out soon.
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  2. Hi Zainil,

    Awesome Tools you have shared here and as a blogger I was in search of this kinda post. Thanks for the write up.

    Image Resizer Downloaded! :D

    Sugandha!!
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  3. HI Zainil,

    I generally use Irfan View for the purpose of image resizing, as I find it very simple and easy to work with….I never fell needs of anything else….but after seeing the looks of these three tools I’m thinking of switch over to one of these…..that will gonna be awesome by my end I hope….
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  4. Peter Lee says:

    Never tried this one before. Just like you said, an image captured via camera is most often too large and could take ages to be uploaded. My personal favorite to do image resizing jobs is PhotoScape. After that, to further reduce the size a little without affecting the image quality, I use Yahoo! Smush.it.
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    • Zainil Dedhia says:

      Hi Peter! :-)

      PhotoScape is a nice tool! :-)

      About Yahoo! Smush, I din’t like it much, ofcourse its a nice tool to reduce the size of an image, but what Yahoo Smush does is, 1st uploads the image, reduces the size and then we have to download it & then upload it wherever we want..

      Rather than this, I would directly upload the image on the place I want, rather than uploading the full size image for conversion and the downloading it and then again uploading the reduced sized image! :-P

      I wish Yahoo! Smush was a desktop application! :-)

  5. Naser says:

    Haven’t heard about any of the tools above. I use Corel Draw for resizing the images which I use for my blogs and it does the job pretty good.
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    • Zainil Dedhia says:

      Hello Naser,

      Corel is a very nice software.. The tools mentioned in the post are small apps which would only help to reduce the size of the image.. They are nowhere in any comparison with Corel Draw.. Corel is much much better software, as you have hell lot of great option to in Corel! :-)

  6. Nirmala says:

    Nice and useful piece of information from you Zainil.

    Will download free image resizer it and try to use wherever needed.

    Thanks for writing the post with clear tutorial, hope it is constructive for the TTW readers to make use of it :)

    Keep sharing the needful data!
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    • Zainil Dedhia says:

      Hi Nirmala,

      At 1st thank you for your such kind word! :-)

      Between Image Resizer is a simple and nice tool which I have used several times, but from the above list, I have been currently using Light Image Resizer.. Do give a try to Light Image Resizer, I am sure you will like it! :-)

  7. Great tool! You made it easy for me, the good thing is that it’s free. I was in search of this kinda tool.

    • Zainil Dedhia says:

      Hi Suraj,

      Free – This is the reason I have posted this here! :-D 8-) I hope you will enjoy using these free softwares! :-)

  8. Emmanuel says:

    This is an awesome tutorial!

  9. Hidden Radio says:

    Very useful tools guys. Something I could have done with a short while ago, which is why I cam e looking :) Not everyone has access to expensive apps to do the job for them!

    • Zainil Dedhia says:

      Hi Hidden Radio,

      That is soo true, very few people use the paid software; thus for all those like me, have to hunt for the free softwares for every piece of work! :-)

      I hope you will enjoy using these freewares!

  10. Martin says:

    Thanks. I used to do it with photoshop or ACDC but this set looks more interesting and easier to use. Good! Thanks for sharing.
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    • Zainil Dedhia says:

      Hi Martin,

      Idk about ACDC, but if you have Photoshop, then for sure photoshop is much much better than the above mentioned freeware’s.. Photoshop has soo many features for editing the image! :-)

      I would say that Photoshop is the best available photo editing tool available on the web! :-)

  11. These three are better tool resize the images. as a blogger we always need to modify the images .downloading the software .
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    • Zainil Dedhia says:

      Hi Prem Pandit,

      The above mentioned three tools, they are few of the best available image resizer freewares on the Internet!

      And as a blogger you surely will need these tools, as you will have to regularly reduce the size of the images on your posts, so that the post will load faster! :-)

  12. Thanks a lot for this guide about image resizing tools! I never tried this tools before…

    • Zainil Dedhia says:

      Hi Andrew,

      I am sure that you will enjoy using these freewares! :-) Do try them and then notify us about your experience about these freewares! :-)

  13. steav says:

    thank you for providing free image resizer software.we can easily resize our image through this resizers.nice to have this tools to resize images.

  14. It’s great to have some awesome photography web applications with which one can make changes to the images available in their original format without being a professional photographer. For example, one can resize the original image using these 3 web applications.

  15. Nice article Zainil ! … i have been using the image optimizer now i got to know other tools…. thanks for sharing
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