Need a VERY basic jpg resizing app

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  1. tirediron

    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    I am looking for a quick and easy .jpg resizer for Windows Vista. All it has to do is take a large, hi-res .jpg (5-6mb) and be able to turn it into a 1024x768 image of <200kb.

    It's for someone with limited computer skills and even less computer patience. Ideally something akin to the WindowsXP PowerToy Image resizer which was nothing more than a right click menu option. It has to be small, light-weight, and preferably have some basic preformated sizes to choose from. Output quality isn't a big concern.
     
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    IrfanView...
    It´s not stand-alone and simple like the Resizer in XP, but does offer you a few other fairly quick and powerful things as well. Worth a look at anyway.

    EDIT: maybe there´s a gremlin at work...I tried to edit via 3G (UMTS) while travelling on a high-speed train across Germany :doh:
     
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    IrfanView...
    It´s not stand-alone and simple like the Resizer in XP, but does offer you a few other fairly quick and powerful things. Worth a look at anyqay.
     
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    ifranview +1

    I downloaded it before i bought elements, for free from download.com
     
  5. tirediron

    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Irfanview's a great tool, unfortunately, it has a few too many moving parts for the person who needs this. I'm looking for something ideally that doesn't do anything else.
     
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    If I were you I would just set up a photoshop action.
     
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    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    That's what I do; but this isn't for me.
     
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    Check out QuickResizer You can right-click on a jpg file in Windows Explorer and it will resize the photo for you. Or you can resize all jpg files in a folder with just a click of the mouse.
     
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    Here's another vote for IrfanView.
     
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