Microsoft’s built-in Paint application in Windows operating system is a basic image processing tool with limited functionalities. Paint program hasn’t been updated in over four years and lacks many features that you find in free third-party programs. Because of this, PC users who are in need of a better image processing tool have to install third-party applications.
When it comes to image resizing, Paint program can resize only one image at a time. That is, Paint program doesn’t support batch image resizing.
Another downside of the native Paint and many other third-party program is that one needs to open up the application to start resizing pictures. For instance, to resize a picture, you need to first right-click on the picture, click open with, click Paint, click Ctrl + W hotkey to launch Resize dialog, and then need to enter a new horizontal and vertical size for your picture.
Wouldn’t it be cool if it was possible to resize images without opening any applications? Yes, PC users can resize images quickly and easily with the help of Image Resizer utility. Image Resizer is a free program for Windows to resize images right from the file context menu. That is, Image Resizer enables you resize images from the right-click menu without having to open image processing programs.
The cool thing about the program is that it supports batch image resizing as well.
Using Image Resizer to resize images is fairly simple. Right-click on the image that you wish to resize, click Resize pictures option to see Image Resizer dialog where you can select one of the pre-defined sizes or enter a custom size. The dialog also displays options to replace the originals, only shrink pictures, and ignore picture rotations. By default, Image Resizer saves the resized image in the same location of the original image.
Image Resizer is compatible with both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows systems. Visit the download page to start downloading the setup file of Image Resizer.