ImageWiz Free is a no muss, no fuss application that was designed to make it as easy as possible for you to resize your pictures. Despite its simplistic interface, ImageWiz Free can also help you add basic text and date watermarks, or captions, to your processed photos.
Makes the expression “What you see is what you get” worthy of its name
This said, ImageWiz Free's compact interface is not what you would call modern, but it bundles a small set of features. Working with ImageWiz Free is quite straightforward, as you only need to drag and drop JPG images from Windows Explorer onto ImageWiz Free's main window, choose one of the three available resolution settings (640 x 490, 800 x 600 and 1024 x 768) and click the GO! button.
Once this is done, the app immediately overwrites your original files with the newly resized ones. Noteworthy is the fact that the app offers you the option to input your own size and to also backup the original images, in which case, your original files are automatically renamed and the resized ones take their initial names.
Works well on older versions of Windows, but no so well on later ones
Now is the perfect moment to mention that the program didn't work as it should on our testing machines that run Windows 8 or 8.1: regardless of our efforts, the files could not be dropped from Windows Explorer onto its window, thus, we were forced to try an alternative method.
Therefore, users with Windows 8 or later are advised to drag and drop the images directly onto ImageWiz Free's icon, and not onto its window. That said, users with older version of Windows have nothing to worry about, as the app proved itself to be stable and worked well on our testing machines with Windows 7.
Small and unobtrusive image resizer
All in all, if you are the type of user who is focused more on function rather than looks when it comes to software solutions, then you should give ImageWiz Free a try, as it can help you resize JPG files quickly and without much effort on your behalf.
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