Quite a while back we reviewed
a very easy-to-use and simple image manipulation tool, Easy Image Modifier
. The program has come quite a long way since then, and it has enough new features to boast to have caught our attention and get a review once again.
The main purpose of this software is to let a user perform various every day image related tasks without going through the hassle of complicated interfaces, loads of unneeded features, multiple clicks etc. It lets you resize, rename, sort, realign, rotate/flip images, edit properties, change format, and so on. Additional functionality includes easy watermarking, changing format, metadata editing and even adding processed files to a destination of your own choosing. The portability of Easy Image Modifier is an added benefit.
is small non-interactive tool developed to resize and change the transparency of active application window transparency on the go. Since Microsoft overlooked these two important functions in Windows 7, this application provides a seamless way to perform the said functions.
Some image resizing tools offer fancy interfaces, others would be too simplistic, while some may contain a whole lot of other features that one hardly ever uses. Amongst the crowd exists Dropresize
, a portable freeware tool that works with image resizing profiles, and does so without user interference, with automatic folder monitoring and resizing.
A lot of us have an habit of throwing files on the desktop for quick access. What happens when the desktop gets cluttered and there is no more space to add files, shortcuts, and applications? One solution is to use Ctrl+ Mouse Wheel method to make icons smaller (read the tip here
) but there is another way which is equally (or better) effective. DeskView
is a small portable tool that will change the Windows desktop icons into Windows Explorer list view in just one click.
Moving windows across your desktop isn’t something difficult at all, unless you’re using a netbook. Here, the small screen size combined with the smallish touchpads makes window management a real nightmare, with often the user getting frustrated at not being able to click at the right space, or the title bar of a window not being displayed in particular. For all such events, AltDrag
is an ingenious solution.
is an open-source batch image processing utility offering features like renaming, resizing, format conversion and more, all with an eye-catching interface. It allows processing of images from multiple sources the result can be obtained in one centralized location. Additionally, the software also supports SMS notifications if a cellular device is attached.
Do you have family photos or some images lying around that you want to resize, rename, shrink, change format or aspect ratio, etc without having to use some complicated image editing tools? If yes, then Easy Image Modifier will suit your needs. It is a free tool for Windows that allows you modify images quickly. Read More
If you are uncomfortable with the default icons in Ubuntu Linux then you can change their size easily. There are two ways through which you can change size of icons in your Ubuntu Linux desktop. Let me explain both in details with necessary screenshots.
I have reviewed various different ways to resize an image in Windows, from using Windows XP Powertoy and RightThumb, to using Fast Image Resizer and Office Picture Manager. But what if you are not using your computer and want to resize and upload an image online? Or what if you need to resize an image that is already online? In such situations we will be needing an online tool.
Quick Thumbnail is a free online tool that lets you resize and create thumbnail of images instantly. You can either upload an image from your computer or enter the image URL(if it is already hosed online). Only JPG, JPEG, GIF, and PNG formats are allowed, the maximum file size limit for each image is 2Mb. Read More
Editor’s Note: We have covered three posts so far on the topic of partition, you can find the latest one here. It is not an easy topic, one wrong critical action can lead to your data being lost. Before beginning, I would recommend that you make a backup of your important files, just in case something goes wrong. If you don’t have any space to make backup on your hard disk, you can backup online for free using Mozy, they provide 2Gb of free space which is enough for an ordinary user.
Partition Manager(Home Edition) is a free utility for Windows that lets you create, delete, format, resize, and move partition instantly. It works on 32-bit version of Windows only, 64-bit is not supported in free version. It supports up to 1.5TB of Hard Disk.
Resizing/Moving partition using this tool is a piece of cake, just right-click the drive and select Resize/Move from the list of options. If you have multiple hard disks, they will be labeled as Disk1, Disk2, and so on. Read More
Image Resizer 2.0
is a clone of an original Image Resizer Powertoy build for Windows XP. This clone has been created to extend the support to non-XP and 64-bit versions of Windows (including Windows Vista and Windows 7). What are Powertoys? They are additional programs that developers work on after a product has been released. This tool adds Image Resizer in the Windows right-click context menu
making it easier to resize an image with a click of a button.
Do you want to resize multiple pictures in one go? It is sometimes more convenient to resize all images so that it can easy to send multiple photos over email. Fast Image Resizer
is one software that does the job. It can resize JPG, BMP, GIF, PNG, TIFF and HD Photo(.wdp, .hdp) image formats and is compatible with Windows 2000, XP, Vista, and 7.
Do you find the icon size on Windows Vista desktop too big or too small? The effect of visual appearance on shortcuts and programs icons, is more stark when users adjust and change the monitor screen resolution or font size in DPI scaling, where the icons size becomes bigger and smaller to an uncomfortable level. Users can easily resize Vista desktop icons or change the size of icons on Vista desktop. There are four methods to resize the desktop icons, depending on your preference and also the ’size’ that you want to change the icons to. Let's delve inside and see what they are.