Photo Reducer 5.2
File Size : 27.8 Mb
File Size : 27.8 Mb
Reduce the size of pictures under various formats by choosing from a multitude of presets, or defining values yourself, then send via email or save locally.
Choose a preset reduction method or define your own values
The overall process of compressing image files is done in three steps. These are all found in a single window, while still managing to keep things clear, thanks to the intuitive layout. You first need to choose the preferred method, add images of interest, and choose what to process and how to save new items.
In terms of optimization, the application comes with a decent variety of preset configurations. These are found in a drop-down menu, with options for ideal printing size, digital frame, display for HD TV and 4K TV, ideal size for the web, as well as custom options. The latter choice lets you adjust the quality through a slider, set maximum width and height, and whether or not to preserve EXIF data.
Support for various formats and export options
On the bright side of things, the application allows you to process multiple pictures at a time. It supports a decent variety of formats, such as JPG, GIF, PCD, PCX, PNG, PSD, TGA, TIF, BMP, EMF, WMF, ICO, ICW, CUR, PDF, and SVG. These can either be imported through a drag and drop operation, or loading an entire folder.
Additionally, you find a new entry in the Send To context menu to add pictures as you browse files. You first need to choose the reduction rate and then add your files. Reduction ratio is shown in percentage, with the total export size also displayed in MB. Exporting can mean sending items via email, saving into a ZIP archive, or copying to a location of choice.
To end with
All things considered, we can state that Photo Reducer is a reliable application when you need to meet a maximum size value when trying to upload pictures on the web or send via email. Quality can be defined to prevent damaging content, while file support ensures processing of an impressive variety of picture types.
Updates: official site does not provide any info about changes in this version.