JPG Cleaner 2.6

Tiny and portable app that reduces the size of JPG photos in batch mode by eliminating unnecessary data such as EXIF, in order to free up space
JPG Cleaner is a tiny and portable software application that enables you to get rid of all unnecessary data from JPG files in the attempt to free up significant space occupied on limited-sized disks, such as memory cards or pen drives. It includes intuitive options that can be easily figured out by users, regardless of their experience with image processing utilities.

Portability advantages

Since there is no setup pack involved, you can put the program files in any part of the hard disk and just click the executable to run.

Another option is to save JPG Cleaner to a USB flash disk or upload it online to access it from any computer without any previous installations.

What's more, the fact that it's portable means that it does not modify Windows registry entries, nor create extra files on the disk without your consent, thus leaving no traces behind after its removal.

Simple-to-use interface

JPG Cleaner does not put too much emphasis on looks. However, the interface is very simple to navigate. JPG files can be added to the task list using the file browser, folder view or drag-and-drop method. Batch processing is supported, so you can work with multiple photos at once to reduce the workload.

Easily configure output settings

It is possible to preview each photo and specify the output directory for saving the new files. Otherwise, JPG Cleaner can be set to overwrite the existing files. It may also create backups in case something goes wrong, keep the original file date and time, beep on task completion, as well as ignore or delete corrupt files, or delete the unknown ones. Settings can be saved for future runs.

Evaluation and conclusion

The app has minimal impact on PC performance, running on low CPU and RAM. There were no kind of issues throughout our evaluation, as it did not hang, crash or pop up error messages. All in all, JPG Cleaner offers a simple solution to reducing the size of JPG images, and it can be easily used.

Reviewed by on May 31st, 2014


last updated on:
May 31st, 2014, 16:10 GMT
file size:
284 KB
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Rainbow Software
license type:
Freeware
operating system(s):
Windows All
category:
C: \ Multimedia \ Graphic \ Graphic Others

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4.0/5

user rating 4

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2 Screenshots
JPG Cleaner - From the main window, users can easily select one ore more jpg files and clean them from anything that is not jpeg data.JPG Cleaner - The Processing Files window enables users to view the image cleaning progress and, when it's finished, JPG Cleaner displays a results report.
What's New in This Release:
  • fixed JPGs with data before header not working
  • fixed JPGs with JFIF+#1 does not display header type (DOS & W32Console)
  • changed copy routine to use blocks with 'nice' size (32KB)
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Application description

JPG Cleaner removes the useless information added by programs like Photoshop into the JPG files that is...

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