There are many reasons and things for which you have to resize an image in your work or school life. Sometimes you have to resize an image and make it bigger, other times you want to make it smaller in size. In both the situations, the free Romeolight PhotoResizer desktop application can come handy. This simple looking tool uses powerful techniques to resize the images without losing much of the quality. Moreover, it gives you full control on how the images are being resized. It can also remove the metadata from the images to reduce their file-size as well as remove private information.
Romeolight PhotoResizer is available as a portable Windows application and requires .NET 4.0 framework to be installed. You begin by clicking on the + icon and adding the images that you want to be resized. It supports PNG, GIF, TIFF, BMP and JPEG image types. As soon as the images are added, their thumbnails are displayed in the list along with their dimensions and the new intended dimensions. You can change the target dimensions and the aspect ratio for resizing these images from the top of the PhotoResizer window.
For further customizations, you can click on the hamburger icon and pull down the more options. These options include image related settings (remove metadata, remove color profile, interlaced or progressive, lossless optimizations), file related settings (renaming, file name suffix/prefix, whether overwrite existing options) and more.
Once everything is ready, you can click on the play button on the top-left corner to start the resizing process. All the images are instantly resizes and optimized and you can use the resized images for whatever you want to use them for.
Verdict: Romeolight PhotoResizer is a very good bulk image resizer application that can handle all the popular image file types (PNG, JPEG, GIF, TIFF, BMP). This portable tool can be of great help if you have to resize multiple images at once.
You can download Romeolight PhotoResizer from http://www.romeolight.com/products/photoresizer/.