Resize Pictures for Email with a Free Image Resizer
Everyone knows how frustrating it is to receive an email with a bunch of photos attached that are still in their
original format. As digital cameras have gotten less expensive and the pixel size has increased so
has the size of the original photo. It's not uncommon to see photos that are 2-3 MB's in size.
Sending these photos will often result in either the email getting bounced as it makes the inbox go over it's
size limit or it just takes forever to download, especially for those still using dial-up Internet connections.
Fortunately you can eliminate this by Resizing the Pictures before sending the email.
Here's Three Free Image Resizers To Resize Pictures for Email:
Photo Magician – This is my favorite image resizing program because it’s Fast and it’s Free! Photo
Magician gives you multiple options on how and where to resize your photos including the option to overwrite
FreeSizer is an easy to use tool to quickly create resized copies of your pictures that can be sent
by email or uploaded to the web. Simply drag and drop one or more photos into the list, select a resizing
profile and click a button!
ShrinkPic - (Windows XP and Vista) - This is a great program for the novice computer user as it runs in
the background and will automatically resize images as they are attached to the email without changing the
An alternative method of sending pictures via email in XP is shown here and here are some tips for Vista users.
Here's another tip for using an Image Resizer with Digital Photos: If you have a digital photo frame and want to get as many different photos as
possible onto the memory card then resize all the photos before adding them to the memory card.