Type of Program: Image Resizing and Compression
Supported platforms: Win9x/ME/NT4/2000/XP
Company Name: Data Product Services Ltd.
Installed Size: 1587
This is a very quick, powerful and easy to use image
re-sizer and compressor. With the explosion of digital camera owners in the
world this is an absolute "must have" program if you are one of them.
Put quite simply "It does what it says on the tin" and can be used with ease and
as the makers say "It's honestly so simple ANYONE can use it!" You simply open
your picture, choose the size and compression you want and watch the WYSIWYG
result on the screen.
It has its own built in image cropping facility which is simplicity itself plus
emailing facilities and a built in FTP function. It is also useful for Auctions
item images, there is always a KB size limitation in what they will let you
upload, Forums boards, again there is a KB size limitation in what they will let
you upload and Webpages, we all hate waiting for badly compressed (non
For more advanced users you can alter the brightness, contrast and colour as
well as try the Special Effects. On top of all this there is a "watermark"
function where you can overlay text or an image to deter image theft.
In summary this is a well designed program that makes image compression and
resizing exceptionally easy. Remarkably well priced at $16.50.
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Reviewed by Simon Baillie