Best websites to reduce image size without degrading picture quality: a perfect snapshot can hold memories for lifetime. Many of you are interested in taking or clicking pictures. I also loves to take random clicks. But for a photographer image quality along with image size plays an important role. Not only this high quality image of big size could effects your websites loading time.
WordPress allows you to upload image maximum of 32mb unless you are using any FTP. Well its always a difficult task to reduce image size without degrading picture quality. But thanks to some websites one can compress images without losing quality.
Low size image ensures fast downloading and reduces a load on clients server hence faster loading time. You can compress images still maintaining their quality. In this article I will give you detailed description about how to reduce image size without degrading picture quality.
Websites mentioned below will help you a lot to ease out your work. Here I am mentioning 3 sites each have some limitations and some plus points. You can choose any of them according to your preference.
To give you a better explaining I will give you sample output from each site. So just check out how to compress images without losing quality.
Best websites to reduce image size without degrading picture quality.
Webresizer.com: excellent site to compress images without losing quality. Main advantage of using webresizer is that you can compress GIF, JPG, PNG images. it uses lossy algorithms to reduce your picture size.
Here is an example of output from webresizer. left one is original image and right is reduced size image.
webresizer gives you some advanced options to filter your image like you can make your image more sharper, add a border gives more exposure or contrast. to add more effects to your image you can use Google image editor which can give HDR effects to your image.
smush.it: it is said that smushit works by removing off unnecessary bytes from images without degrading picture quality. Use can compress JPG, PNG and GIFimages using smushit. Like webresizer or any other site to compress image you need to upload the image that you want to compress.
Smushit does it task very neatly. It is one of the best site to reduce image size without degrading picture quality.
Below is the example of compressed image. First one is the original image of size 2 mb and second one is compressed image of lesser size. You can see there is no loss of quality.
compressjpeg.com and compresspng.com: these two sites from same developers are used to compress images without losing quality. Both sites have same work interface. compressjpeg could compress BMP and PNG files but it first converts image to jpeg format first. Similarly compresspng converts BMP, JPG image to PNG format first then reduce the image size.
You can compare original image and compress image and can adjust the amount of compression that suits you the best. One can even zoom in or out to see the effects.
Below you can see the compressed image of original 2mb picture. Compressjpeg easily compressed the 2mb pic into 480kb.
I hope you like my article. Do try the above mentioned sites to compress images without losing quality. you can efficienly compress pictures, snapshots etc. Do share your experience with us.