Best Free software to reduce photo sizes

  julius44 20:02 PM 21 Oct 11
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Hello and good evening. My friend just rang me for some information please. She is after some totally 100% free software that can be used to resize photos to make them smaller...something easy to use. many thanks

  The Kestrel 20:10 PM 21 Oct 11

Both IrfanView and Paint.Net will resize photos and both are free and easy to use.

IrfanView http://www.irfanview.com/maindownloadengl.htm

Paint.NET http://www.getpaint.net/

  rdave13 20:15 PM 21 Oct 11

I'd go for Paint. Plenty of tutorials if you use a search engine.

  johnnyrocker 21:52 PM 21 Oct 11

the link for paint gets a red wot reading

johnny

  Belatucadrus 23:18 PM 21 Oct 11

Or you could try ShrinkPic

  rdave13 23:30 PM 21 Oct 11

WOT readings are from people who do not read web pages properly. Dumped WOT a long time ago. Shite - in my humble opinion .

Alternative download site if need be, cnet.

  Wuggy 21:52 PM 22 Oct 11

To rdave 13 WOT readings are from people who do not read web pages properly. Dumped WOT a long time ago. Shite - in my humble opinion .

Looks like you may be in a minority of one.

  rdave13 22:25 PM 22 Oct 11

Wuggy Possibly but read what the punters say on some sites. A lot are disgruntled by the service they received but you only read one side of the argument. That's why I dumped WOT as it is not very reliable. I prefer McAfee's site advisor who are mainly concerned about possible links to malware sites.

  Wuggy 23:45 PM 22 Oct 11

Firefox disables McAfee Site Advisor on my PC due to instabiity and crashes. No way round it as far as I can see even with McAfee SEcurity installed so WOT does fine for me.

  rdave13 23:50 PM 22 Oct 11

Strange? I use FF as a second browser, version 7.0.1, and McAfee site advisor runs OK.

  rdave13 00:00 AM 23 Oct 11

julius44

My apologies, we are deviating from your original thread, so will no longer post as you are getting emails no longer pertaining to your problem.

Paint.Net is a non pervasive program and will do all you need in my humble opinion.

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