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picture resizerWe already wrote about a great portable batch image converter (resize) but Picture Resizer gets things done in a unique way. It is of course free and portable (i just love portable applications) and all you have to do is download the executable: PhotoResize400.exe (only 299 kb) file and drag and drop images onto it and the tool will resize JPG images and save them next to the originals. Names of the new pictures will be based on the original names, with a suffix indicating their size. For example, the resized version of MyPhoto.jpg will be called MyPhoto-400.jpg, where the number 400 indicates the size of the picture.

But this is the coolest part: rename the .exe file into the size of which you want your photos resized, let's say PhotoResize1024.exe and drag and drop photos into it: they will be resized to 1024 width. You can specify only the width: PhotoResizeW1024.exe or height: PhotoResizeH768.exe or both, like so: PhotoResizeWidthXHeight.exe, for instance: PhotoResize1024x768.exe and so on.

It supports a lot of parameters and functions like compression quality, copy metadata (EXIF), and so on which you can find in the renaming wizard on it's home page.

[via cnet.ro]