How To Resize Image While Maintaining Sharpness And Quality?
Reducing photo dimension or enlarging are common tasks for people who deal with images.
Almost all image editing applications provide a function to resize image.
But when it comes to high quality and realistic result - it is a challenging task.
There are 4 kinds of image resizing:
While resizing and trimming canvas are straight forward tasks,
shrinking and enlarging photo are not as easy as we think.
- Shrink image. Reduce image width or height.
- Enlarge image. Make image bigger.
- Resize canvas. Keep the content of image intact and add empty space around it.
- Trim canvas. Remove empty spaces surrounding a photo.
There are common problems introduced when you resize images.
They are: unproportional size, blurred, unsharp image, jaggy edges, moire or artifacts.
Let's see how Image Compressor simplify these tasks
and effectively remove all problems related to image shrinking and enlargement.
The result is sharp, realistic and high quality photo.
Reduce Photo Dimension. Shrink Image.
You have a nice big beautiful photo taken by megapixels camera. It is gorgeous.
But when it comes to uploading your pictures to website, such as MySpace, Facebook, LinkedIn,
Friendster, eBay and many others (if not all) you have to reduce its size.
So, you need it much, much smaller, and by the time the file is down to the right size,
you might find that the image has started to look awful. A problem you get from many image editing applications.
On the other hand Image Compressor won't let your hard work worthless after resizing.
And that can be done automatically, without needing extra intervention from user.
A true gift for all users - from novice to professionals.
Just follow these steps to shrink image and maintains the highest quality:
All images will look sharp and have the best quality that can be achieved.
- Open the image to resize in Image Retouch mode.
- Click on Image -> Resize Image menu
- Enter the size you want
Choose "Let Digital Eye decide" as the filter.
If you love extra settings, you can try any from 11 filters we provide, such as:
Spline, Bicubic and Hermite.
- Click Resize Image
Thanks to Image Compressor core technology: Digital Eye, you can be sure the resized image looks best.
Original PNG image.
117 x 138 pixels
Shrink to 75% with Photoshop CS3
Shrink to 75% of with Image Compressor
Automatic - Let Digital Eye decide
Enlarge Image. Make Bigger Photo.
Many image processing applications only provide way to make image smaller.
Altough they can be used to increase image size, the result looks worst, either jaggy or too many noise.
On the other hand, Image Compressor Pro Edition provides a way to increase image size to more than 1000%
while maintaining quality. It's called: Power Enlarger. Using Power Enlarger, you can enlarge image and keep the detail as good as possible.
This is a stuff you've seen in movies before. Zoom photos to more than 10x to see the details.
Now it's available in your Windows desktop! A simple click does the job well done.
Original PNG image.
117 x 138 pixels
Enlarge to 200% with Photoshop CS3
Resample filter: Bicubic smoother.
One-time resize. No other adjustment performed.
Enlarge to 200% with
Image Compressor's Power Enlarger.
One-click only, no other adjustment needed.
As you can see,
other application creates bad image quality when you enlarge twice the original size.
Don't even think to enlarge it to 10x!.
Image Compressor's Pro Edition with Power Enlarger is the solution you need.
Image Compressor, The Right Tool For Batch Resizing Image
Image Compressor 2008 provides five options to resize your image dimension with very high quality.
No need to choose between complicated bicubic, bilinear, nearest neighbour and any other methods.
Image Compressor does the resize with picture quality in mind.
- Resize by percentage, proportional resize.
- Resize by setting the image width. Height will be adjusted proportionally.
- Resize by setting the image height. Width will be adjusted proportionally.
- Resize by setting maximum image width and height. Image will be resized proportionally only if width or height is larger than given values.
- Resize by setting both image width and height. You decide, may not be proportional.
If you're transfering the image to gadgets like digital photo frame, iPod, cellphone, PDA and others.
You can understand what we mean by quality.
Try transfering your image directly to your gadgets and see the result.
And then compare with image that has been resized with Image Compressor and then transfered to your gadgets.
You will see the difference in picture quality.
Also, by compressing and resizing your photos with Image Compressor before transfering to your gadgets.
You will be able to store more photos in it. Most gadget's storage are not expandable (unless you purchase a new memory card or delete your memorable photos from it, of course).
So, by using Image Compressor you get both: more photos and better quality.
Make your photos compatible with popular websites instantly.
Many photography and networking websites such as MySpace, Friendster and eBay limit the size of image that can be uploaded.
Using Image Compressor's file size limiter, this can be achieved with a breeze.
Make your photo looks better in low resolution device.
With high quality resize capability, your photos will looks good on gadgets such as digital photo frame, iPod, cell phone and your TV set.