There are numerous online image optimization tools which are available and capable of resizing and converting image files into different formats such as JPG, PNG and Gif.
But for certain users who must endure bad and slow internet connections, online image optimization may not be a good alternative nor the solution to their online plight; since it is really difficult to upload over a 4 mb image file and resize or scale it to larger parameters without losing the overall quality of the image or photographs.
We here at STG understand the problem of such users and that’s why we conducted a search and again explored a myriad of Google pages in order to find out appropriate desktop optimization tools for those users who are encountering slow internet connections.
The tools provided below are absolutely free, and users can download and install them from web. These image optimization tools will enable users to quickly resize their images and transform them into different formats, without loss or image resolution.
Riot is one of the best image optimizing too every purpose, it optimizes png, gif, jpeg format, Riot allows users to view their images in dual mode from the original to optimized side by side, users can fix the compression parameters and they can see the desired results. Riot runs faster than any other optimization tool and saves a lot of time while compressing the images online.
2 Image Optimizer
Image optimizer is most useable and famous online tool which is capable of resizing, compressing, and optimizing the images. Though it is little slow while optimizing the images online, but it has a tool for user’s desktop which makes this tool exceptionally well, we personally used this tool and I were shocked when we compressed the image it is lightning fast and it compressed the 3.2 mb image in just 120 kb image without losing the quality. All users have to use their right click for optimizing the images.
3 Super Gif
Super Gif is another desktop tool for both Macintosh and Windows users, as name says super Gif is best in its field it quickly optimizes the gif images over 50 percent, with GIF animations it does a lot better and optimizes around 80 percent and produces the desired result without losing the actual quality of GIF.
4 PNGGauntlet – PNG compression Software
PNGGuautlet is basically a .NET program uses PNGOUT command line utility to optimize PNG files. It is basically for those photoshop designers who get irritated by the huge size of PNG files; this tool squeezes the PNG images and gives the desired output. PNGGauntlet is also capable of converting JPG, GID, TGA, PCX, and BIMP files to PNG. Overall a good PNG optimization tool for designers.
ImageOptim enables users to compress and optimize the images so they will load faster and take up the little disk space. Imageoptim is open source software so developers can improve this software once they will have API. Basically it is available for Mac users and provides the GUI for various optimization tools such as AdvPNG, AdvanceComp, OptiPNg etc.
6 Super Png
Many Photoshop users got stuck when it comes to converting huge PNG files into smaller one, Super PNG is a great remedy for their problems, it is basically a Photoshop plugin which is faster than Adobe’s own PNG plugin and it is capable of saving and optimizing the actual images in small PNG images. Super PNG fully supports 16-bit colors, variable compression, Gamma correction, Meta Data saving etc.
7 WebGraphics optimizer
WebGraphic optimizer is excellent and standard tool for compressing and optimizing images for online, website and internet use, WebGraphics Optimizer helps users to reduce the images size to an extent which turns their websites to load faster over internet.
8 Shrink O Matic
Shrink O Matic is an Air application which enables users to shrink and resize images like JPG, GIF and PNg format.Simple drag and drop interface turns users to drop any image in there and they will get shrank image as output. Users can fix the height and width of the images according to their need which they want to shrink.
Photo Razor is one of the finest tool available for the desktop users, basically it is useful for those images which are huge in size such as over 4 to 5 mb, Photo Razor is much helpful for the photographers who have modern digital cameras capable of taking high quality pictures in megapixels. PhotoRazor enables users to convert their images easily and it doesn’t affect the overall quality of actual image during the optimizing process, users can see the difference between the original picture and desired output during the optimization process. Mostly useful for those users who are not able to use big pictures on their websites or send it via emails.
10 Image Compression 2008
Image compress is excellent tool for compressing the images which includes so many features. It enables users to connect their cameras, BlackBerry, iPhone and other devices automatically, users can view their photographs can adjust the color balance, reduce artifacts, enhance face etc. Image compression tool enables users to convert, resize, rotate, and watermark your photos with excellent quality.
Bluebox is another handy tool for the users which assists them to compress their high quality photographs over 90 percent while retaining the original quality of picture. Bluebox provides online web account where users can store their images and gives users to store 20 times more in the same space while uploading the compressed pictures.
12 Jpeg Cleaner
JPG cleaner is powerful utility for cleaning JPG Files from anything that is not picture data. The data which is created while operating the huge files such during the time of picture preview, texts such as file written by Adobe Photoshop, and color management data is cleared by JPG cleaner from the hard disk.