How to Resize JPEG Images

How to Resize JPEG Images

A short guide to edit your pictures

How to resize jpeg images

If you want to send several images to a social media platform by email or upload them, resize can assist a lot, since it takes less time to deliver the images. You can resize your JPEG photographs in three ways.

3 Ways to Redimension / Edit JPEG

1. Online JPEG Image Resizing

There are so many wonderful internet resources where you may easily set your JPEG photographs to your chosen size. Take Canva, for instance.

  1. Go to to resize your JPEG image
  2. When you log in with your email address, you will find a number of templates for different creators on the home screen.
  3. In the top right corner, the tab 'Create a Design' will appear.
  4. Choose the option and at the end of the list go to Custom Size.
  5. Set our image width and height. This should depend on your favourite size.
  6. Click on New Design Creating.
  7. You are forwarded to a new page with a blank picture template.
  8. You will notice the option 'Uploads' on the left corner. Click on it. Click on it.
  9. Upload your media library picture and select the picture you wish to redimension.
  10. Drag and drop the image onto a blank size chart when the image is submitted.
  11. Stretch it or fold it to the size you had previously supplied.
  12. Once finished, a Download option will be shown on the upper right.
  13. Click on it and select the JPEG image format.
  14. Your image will be downloaded and ready to use.

Edit JPEG in canva

2. Resizing the Windows Paint JPEG Image

  1. First of all, make a copy of the image in paint to resize your JPEG image so you may keep the original later.
  2. Paint is an embedded free image editor in every Windows version. Right-click on the image to open your picture in Paint, then go to 'Edit' then 'Open with Paint.'
  3. To pick the full image you want to enlarge, press Ctrl+A. You can see a dotted line around its edges when you select your image.
  4. On the Home menu, you will find the 'Resize' option. Click on it. Click on it.
  5. Once the resize option is opened, you can either resize your picture by percentage or by pixels.
  6. You have to enter the precise size of the image you want by choosing pixels.
  7. You can enter percentages larger than 100 to increase the image size by selecting the % option.
  8. Paint maintains the aspect ratio by default to ensure that the image does not stretch or fold too much.
  9. Uncheck the Maintain Aspect Ratio option to specify your own horizontal and vertical ratio.
  10. Click OK to save your changes after you have altered the picture size.
  11. If the result is not satisfactory, hit Ctrl+Z to reverse your modifications.
  12. If the new image size is happy, go to the top left corner and pick 'save as' from the File option.
  13. Select Save as the JPEG image.
  14. Give your file a name and select a destination to store.

Edit JPEG in Paint

3. Resizing a MacBook Preview JPEG Image

  1. On order to resize a JPEG image in MacBook, create a copy of the original file before any changes are made. To copy and paste the image at the same position, select the file and press Command + C.
  2. Click on the picture to modify and right-click the file. To open the file, go to 'Open with Preview.'
  3. Go to the Tools menu and choose "Adjust Size." You will be transported immediately to a new window where the image size can be changed.
  4. Select the drop-down menu and select the modifications from the units. You can either modify the image size by pixels or by percentages, as in Paint.
  5. Uncheck the 'Proportionally scale' box to resize both vertically and horizontally without keeping the aspect ratio.
  6. Click OK to save your picture changes. If the desired results aren't obtained, hit Command+Z to return to the original size.
  7. Click on the File menu and choose 'Save' to save your new JPEG image in order to save your file.

Edit JPEG in MAC

Remember always, adjusting the size of an image might somewhat reduce the quality and extending the image can make the pixels look blocky and grainy.


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