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Image Converters

Oftentimes you’ll encounter a situation where a photo or image needs to be smaller to fit into an upload of an assignment or as an attachment for an email. In this case, converting images from lossless formats such as PNG to lossy formats like JPG can be your best bet. Software such as IrfanView and XnConvert will facilitate this.

  1. Fast and compact image viewer/converter trying to be simple for beginners and powerful for professionals. Many supported file formats and features.

  2. File Converter is a very simple tool which allows you to convert and compress one or several file(s) using the context menu in Windows Explorer.

  3. ImageMagick is a software suite to create, edit, and compose bitmap images. It can read, convert and write images in a variety of formats (about 100) including GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PNG, PDF, PhotoCD, TIFF, and DPX.

  4. XnView is a utility for viewing and converting graphic files. XnView is provided as FREEWARE for private non-commercial or educational use (including non-profit organization).

  5. SageThumbs is a powerful shell extension allowing to preview enormous amount of image formats directly in Windows Explorer by using Pierre-e Gougelet's GFL library (XnView's author).

  6. Open source software without any restriction - converter all formats video|audio|image professionnals codecs and standards - swiss knife tool Windows and OSX.

  7. XnConvert is an easy image converter for graphic files, photos and images available on Windows, MacOSX and Linux.

  8. gThumb is an image viewer and browser for the GNOME Desktop. It also includes an importer tool for transferring photos from cameras.

  9. CloudConvert is a online file conversion tool. more than 200 different audio, video, document, ebook, archive, image, spreadsheet and presentation formats supported.

  10. Adobe Media Encoder is a standalone application handy for encoding audio and video in multiple formats. Furthermore, it can serve as a companion for other related applications such as Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, Audition, Character Animator, and Prelude.

  11. A plugin that lets you view HEIC photos on Windows and convert them to JPG by right-clicking.

  12. Fast Picture Viewer with compact UI that can be hidden. Features image effects, galleries, EXIF, Image compression and more. The application can automatically adjusts itself to your screen.

  13. Using the latest Deep Convolutional Neural Networks(based on waifu2x). It intelligently reduces noise and serration in images to enlarge them without losing quality. See demo images.