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Free Image Compressor Downloads

David Wardle, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / February 14, 2013

This set contains applications capable of compressing images. They let you reduce the size of photos by removing unnecessary elements such as metadata or by applying shrinking techniques. Most of them are also can compress photos while preserving a lot from their original quality. Moreover, all of these programs are free.

Download solution synonyms: Free Photo Compressor, Free Picture Compressor, Compress Image for Free

These programs can help you with what you're intending to do:

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JPEGCompress
JPEGCompress
Editor rating:
Freeware

JPEGCompress is a photo edition and compression tool. It allows you to decrease the size of your pictures by applying JPEG compression to them. Most images taken by digital cameras are in this format, because it allows for nice quality and small files. JPEGCompress allows you to further compress JPEG photos to save some disk space. The application also has some other basic edition tools.

Pros:
  • Batch mode.
  • Effects and edition options.
Cons:
  • The quality/size ratio isn't the best I have seen.
2
Caesium
Caesium
Editor rating:
User rating:
(4 votes)
Open source

Caesium is an open-source application that compresses photos and can considerably reduce their size without remarkably affecting their visual quality. After the changes, files will eat up less disk space, and be more comfortable for sharing over the Internet, either when sending them as e-mail attachments or as direct uploads.

Pros:
  • Open source.
  • Easy-to-use.
  • Supports several image file formats.
  • Batch processing.
  • Allows saving custom settings as profiles.
Cons:
  • Doesn't support GIF files.
3
jStrip
jStrip
Freeware

Make your JPEG files smaller by removing unneeded portions of the file. Because the compressed image data is not modified, there is no image quality loss. Smaller JPEG files mean less bandwidth used for webmasters, and less hard drive space required for everyone. Will now process an entire folder tree.

4
GTS Photo Digital Professional
GTS Photo Digital Professional
User rating:
(1 votes)
Freeware

The GTS Photo Digital consists of a software package very useful when it comes to digital photography. With the tools available, you can do virtually everything necessary to the images, rename, compress, edit, apply effects, create special layouts and burn to CD or DVD.

5
DjVu Solo
DjVu Solo
Editor rating:
User rating:
(12 votes)
Freeware

Djvu is software for compressing images that helps in transferring the documents to the web very easily and in a fast way without compromising on its quality because normally files containing the images are of very large size and the speed of downloading or uploading is limited.

Pros:
  • The image is compressed from 5 to 10 times smaller than the existing techniques like JPEG for the same quality
Cons:
  • Plug-in available only for Standard web browsers
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