In this article I am going to tell you about two free image compression techniques. One method is, by using online service. Another method is by using offline free software.
Of course, you can do any thing to photo with Photoshop or Photoshop elements. If you want to buy Photoshop or Photoshop elements buy from adobe store. When you don’t want to spend money, continue reading this article.
In many situations you may need to compress images. But you may scare that you will lose image quality. But here you will learn how to compress image without loosing it’s quality.
Resizing image is also one of the best technique to reduce image size. Read my earlier article about how to resize image without loosing quality. Still if you want to reduce image size after following resizing method, then you must read below image compression techniques.
Image compression techniques
Online image compression techniques
Go to smushit.com. It is one of the best free online image compression techniques. It removes unnecessary pixels from image. That means you never loose image quality after compressing image with this service.
I am sure, there is no lose of image quality. It is very easy to Use this service.
Go to smushit.com.
Click on Uploader.
Click on “Choose file” and select image from your system. You can select many images at a time. It can compress all images at once.
Click on “Smush”. It immediately display the results. You can see source image size and result image size in the results.
Click on “Download Smushed images”. your images will be downloaded. If it does not work, click on the link given under result. Your image will be displayed. Right click on the image and Save image in your system.
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Offline image compression techniques
I suggest you to use FSresizer software. By using this software, you can resize image,compress image, insert text on image, insert water mark on image and we can insert border on image. Like this many editing features also available with this software.
before using this soft ware, I want to tell you one thing. Compressed image has less quality compare to original image. But the quality is acceptable.
We can download FSResizer from faststone.org. Ther are many options to download. Use portable option which is a best option. It does not need installation. Download zip file and extract. You will find FSResizer.exe.
Click on FSResizer.exe. File will be opened.
In the left pane, you can select image from your system.
Click “Add” which is in the middle of two panes. Now selected image file will be shown in right pane.
Select Output format and Output folder.
If you want to Use Advanced options check “Use Advanced options’. Click on “Advanced Options”. In the top menu you can see lots of options. You can use all the options. To use any other option, Click on that option and check rectangular box which is at just below top menu. To compress image with this software, You don’t have to use Advanced Options.
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