Last Updated on October 16, 2020
Whether in business or for personal use, pictures play an important role in drawing attention to your presentation. Using clear, high-quality photos for either your product or your social media campaign conveys your message right away. This attracts more people to view your content.
If you are after Likes and Shares on your post, or if you want your sales figures to go up, the right kind of picture is necessary. But there are times when we have the right picture to use, however, it’s not the right fit.
This is where you will need an image resize tool. The right app can help you adjust the picture to properly conform to your presentation without compromising its quality. Of course, there is the option to use commercial stock images. We strongly recommend using images from Dreamstime.com.
Here are some the best image resize tools on the Web.
Best Image Resizers
For quick and simple photo resizing, BeFunky is great for the job. The free version comes with basic photo resizing and editing. Adjust your image by width, height, or fit to scale. The software will automatically adjust the other dimensions so that the picture won’t lose clarity. Upgrading your account to premium will unlock its other useful features.
B.I.R.M.E. lets you resize photos in groups, which is perfect if you want to have the same size and borders in a single action. You can preview the photos to know how they will look after the changes. This makes cropping and editing faster and easier.
This web tool can let you resize photos to a custom pixel ratio. It can also crop out a part of the picture and adjust it to a preferred size. You can then download the edited image as a JPG or PNG file. You may want to tinker around with it if you’ll be using this tool for the first time, as some functions don’t come with a tutorial.
Adjust photos to make great social media content using this web app. To start, upload a photo from your computer or enter the image URL. An image can be resized to a Facebook cover photo, a Pinterest board thumbnail, a Twitter header image, and more. Drag and drop the crop tool to any area of the picture to start adjusting. You are also given a preview of the finished product before you download a copy.
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This batch image resize tool lets you choose between small, medium, or large sizes. Advance options provide photo editing actions from changing the image quality, adjusting pixels, and sharpening the images. Links to download the edited pictures are shown on the side, and you have 15 minutes to save your copies before the app removes them.
The name says what it does. Upload your picture on the web tool, choose the new dimensions and right-click the download link to save to your computer. Resizing is done by either entering the percentage value, or using the adjustment bar to land at the desired size.
Resizing images can be done in two ways. The “Stretchy” option lets you customize the size either by entering the width and height, or changing the dimensions using the adjuster. Other tools include flip/rotate, blur/sharpen and, you can doodle over the picture using lines, text, and shapes.
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Another batch resize tool. Upload your images, resize through “By Pixels” or “By Percentage” and click “Resize Images”. An interesting feature is the “do not enlarge if smaller” function. Images that are smaller than your inputted dimensions will not be altered. Choose this exception if you want the tool to limit the changes to the group of images.
A bulk resizer that limits adjustments to width-only. This tool also comes with other functions such as flipping or rotating images. You can download the edited images individually or get them all as a ZIP file.
Upload a picture, optimize the width and height, then compare the original file to the newly-edited one. There are no options to change the file type of the altered image after it is modified.
This tool’s real-time preview lets you see what the new picture will be like during the editing stage. You can see the results and immediately decide what is best for your image. The app does not have the option to manually enter the pixels, which may mean you’d have to settle with the closest resolution you can get.
Other functions such as cropping, rotating, and flipping are available, along with color manipulation. You can save your work as JPEG, GIF, PNG or BMP
Batch convert BMP, PNG, JPG, and TIFF images according to width, height, fit, percentage, and resolution. These settings can be carried over to another image folder for easier resizing. You can transfer this software from one computer to another by either copying the folder, or extracting the file from the previous machine.
You can apply a range of effects to improve your photos with this application. Editing functions include cropping and cutting, removing unwanted objects from your photos, and image refocusing.
This tool comes in a standard and professional edition. The freeware lets you bulk resize and rotate images. You can preview the changes before saving them. Added features such as watermarks, rounded corners, and post-editing actions are unlocked once the professional edition is bought. This software works on Windows.