Skip to main content

PictureGirdle –Quick Image resizer for Windows XP and Vista

Resizing an image is necessary in many places, for example, in blog posting or inserting in to email required a small image to make it load fast or fit in to the page.

There are several programs in this category, here is a very simple and tiny (400Kb) application - PictureGirdle which makes the task of resizing and re sampling images as easy as dragging and dropping them onto a button - many at once (batch processing).

PictureGirdle also has the ability to convert jpg, bmp, gif, png, wmf, and tif images into any of these formats. This application works under Windows XP and Vista. XP users required to install Microsoft .Net framework 2 on their computer.Features of PictureGridle includes:
  • Faster processing
  • Resize many images simultaneously
  • Convert image formats in to jpg, bmp, gif, tif and png
  • Save the file in the original location, no need to enter any other location – quite easy and fast!
The only drawback I noticed with this application is that, it has no provision for keeping image aspect ratio. We need to enter this manually. (via-trackback)

Comments

  1. PictureGirdle does have a maintain aspect ratio option. It's the green checkbox labled Mnt Asp to the right of the X/Y dimentions. If Mnt Asp is checked, PictureGirdle treats X/Y as maximum dimentions and will calculate which axi to use as the base.

    for example, if an image of 1000x760 is processed with the Mnt Asp checkbox checked, and the X,Y are set to 500,500 respectively, PictureGirdle will output an image of 500x355 because X reaches the max limit of 500 first.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Thanks to the info. Now it is clear.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Please leave your valuable comment below

Popular posts from this blog

Surf the Web Anonymously With Firefox Add-on Phproxy

There are several web based proxy servers available to surf the internet anonymously or as from another country. The Firefox add-on (Firefox 3 – 4) Phzilla helps you view a webpage or surf the internet using the PHProxy (a type of web based proxy server) proxy servers. It is very easy and convenient to use.

Restore Lost Capacity Of Your USB Flash Drive (How to)

Some malware can hide full capacity of your USB flash drive. For example, a 4GB pen drive sometimes shows only 500kb or less. An interesting part of this situation is that, even after removing the malware or formatting the USB flash drive, you will not get back its original capacity. Therefore, the question here is how to restore a USB flash drive to its full capacity.

Which is the safest browser- IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari or Opera?

The safest way to surf the web is to pick the best browser, but how? The most important parameter while judging a browser is its security . Because of the ever growing threats via web browsers, browser developers have trying to give best security features to their browser. All major browsers have added security technologies to combat web-based threats, but, not all of them have taken the same approach, nor claim to stop the same breadth of attacks. NSS Labs , the leading independent security product testing and certification organization, has examined six major browsers- A pple Safari, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 7, Internet Explorer 8, Mozilla Firefox, and Opera against socially engineered Malware and published a report called ‘ Web Browser Security - Socially Engineered Malware Protection ’. The report reveals that Internet Explorer 8 (RC1) is the safest one with a 69% catch rate against Malware. It was 30% in Mozilla Firefox (3.07), 24% in Apple Safari, 16% in Google Chro