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#1 Technique

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 20:55

What's a decent program that isn't a resource hog & is also most importantly ... FREE, that allows you to re-size images?

I currently use Paint Shop Pro 9, but it seems a bit OTT just for this feature. I want something that'll re-size images without distorting the image. Something i can reduce an image by xx% for example like you can with PSP.


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Posted 18 December 2012 - 20:58

Paint.NET
The GIMP

Two off the top of my head.

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 20:59

Does the Windows XP PowerToy Image Resizer still work on later versions of Windows? If so, that. :o

#4 hashonboat

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 20:59

I like Irfanview

http://www.irfanview.com/

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 20:59

Use MS Paint if that is the only feature you require.

#6 Copernic

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 21:01

RoboSizer
http://www.robosizer.com/

FastStone Photo Resizer
http://www.faststone...sizerDetail.htm

Fotosizer
http://www.fotosizer.com/

Image Tuner
http://www.glorylogi...mage_tuner.html

#7 metallithrax

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 21:03

Xnview

#8 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 21:04

if you are just resizing images, then use the Microsoft image resizer.

http://windows.micro...s#2TC=powertoys

Or if you cannot get it to work outside of Windows XP then use
http://imageresizer.codeplex.com/

#9 n_K

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 21:08

Gimp
Imagemajik
PHP using PHP-GD

(I'd recommend imagemajik, you can use it as a batch program to do it automatically to a bunch of files)

#10 Simon-

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 21:10

Irfanview is the quickest and bloat-free way (it is only 1.6MB in size and simple interface) to make minor adjustments to pictures like resize (with proper resampling so it does not look distorted) and supports all formats under the sun. You definitely need Irfanview for this one.

#11 OP Technique

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 21:11

Thanks guys.

Also, paint never did it for me - that was the whole reason for installing PSP, as when it re-sized the image it also distorted it majorly.

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 21:11

+1 for
http://www.faststone...sizerDetail.htm

#13 manroweb

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 21:14

Paint.NET for editting.
irfanview for organising and simple resizing.

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Posted 19 December 2012 - 04:24

For simply resizing images, Image Tuner will get the job done. But I prefer XnConvert because it does a whole lot more.

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Posted 19 December 2012 - 04:26

MS Paint.