At the first software initiation, you can select the type of interface you want to work with (basic or complete options).
All you have to do is add the source file or files, configure their options, and hit the Process button. Tasks are done in just a few seconds, after which you can click the small arrow near the Close button to process more images.
In the Options tab, you can select profile (eg desktop resolution, Sony PSP, iPhone), width and height (in pixels, percent, inches or centimeters), resize mode (fit, stretch, center, crop, retarget), toggle whether you want to keep aspect ratio or not, select action as well as destination directory.
Thanks to this tool you can resize and create copies, resize the original, resize and move, resize and compress as ZIP, create PDFs, or share on Facebook.
Advanced settings can be changed according to filtering (eg fast linear), policy (always resize, enlarge or reduce), format (as original, BMP, JPG, GIF, PNG, TIF, PDF, PSD, PCX, TGA), quality, size, resolution, and filename mask.
Furthermore, you can integrate watermarks, invert colors, convert to gray scale, apply the Sepia effect, add borders, adjust resolution for portraits, keep original file date, or send output files by email.
Light Image Resizer is clearly designed for both rookies and power users. It supports several languages, features descriptions for each option, uses a moderate amount of system resources, and it is generally very intuitive (you do not need a help file to learn how to use it).
Here are some key features of “Light Image Resizer (formerly VSO Image Resizer)”:
Resize and convert:
– Resize pictures or convert them into different formats easily. Select your output resolution, create a copy, resize the original, move and / or rename files, or compress them and choose a specific destination for your processed images. Work on individual photos or edit large numbers of images by doing a batch resize in just one click.
– Add your own watermark to protect your work or add a copyright to photos with html-like text formatting and transparency support. Customize pictures by converting them to sepia or add a border. Use the live preview windows to see what the final result will look like before actually processing the image.Image Resizer works on files, folders and subfolders, and supports RAW formats. With multi-core support integrated, convert images even faster. Launch the application easily from Windows shell explorer with a right click on the image or folder.
Output and export:
– Photos can be added directly as attachments, individually or in a ZIP file, to email by using the publish function, without exceeding the maximum size permitted by mail servers Edite, create, export, backup new profiles with your favorite settings. The most popular profiles are already pre defined, such as FULL HD resolution wallpaper images, iPod, NTSC, 640×480. Access to profiles in 1 click with the shell integration.
– Transfer photos and optimize space on digital frames with the Digital Picture Frame Wizard. Resize pictures to the frame’s supported resolution, and add even more photos for viewing!