Compress your JPEGs by up to 20% with wxPackJPG
April 20, 2014 – 06:44 | Comments Off on Compress your JPEGs by up to 20% with wxPackJPG
Compress your JPEGs by up to 20% with wxPackJPG

JPEG compression is amazingly efficient, but while this is normally good news, it’s a little disappointing when you’re archiving. Store your JPEG library in a zip file and you’ll barely cut their size at all.
Choose …

FileOptimizer 6.50 adds HTML optimisation support
April 17, 2014 – 05:56 | Comments Off on FileOptimizer 6.50 adds HTML optimisation support
FileOptimizer 6.50 adds HTML optimisation support

Lossless compression tool FileOptimizer has been updated to version 6.50.302 with new HTML optimisation support.
If you’re wondering how any HTML optimisation can be guaranteed to be “lossless”, then you might have a point. Currently “tidy” …

Cut SVG file size by 66%+ with SVG Cleaner
February 21, 2014 – 06:16 | Comments Off on Cut SVG file size by 66%+ with SVG Cleaner
Cut SVG file size by 66%+ with SVG Cleaner

Scalable Vector Graphics is a powerful image format with support for scripting, filters, animation, interactivity and more. But it’s also XML-based, and not exactly efficient: SVG file sizes can be much larger than you expect, …

PNGmini reduces PNG file size without affecting image quality
February 18, 2014 – 07:17 | Comments Off on PNGmini reduces PNG file size without affecting image quality
PNGmini reduces PNG file size without affecting image quality

PNG is an excellent graphics format which can achieve very good compression rates. We’ve regularly covered tools which can optimise them still further, though – including PNGOptimizer, just last month – and PNGmini is the …

PngOptimizer compresses PNG files without affecting image quality
January 25, 2014 – 08:26 | Comments Off on PngOptimizer compresses PNG files without affecting image quality
PngOptimizer compresses PNG files without affecting image quality

Save an image as a PNG file and you can be sure it’ll be compressed to a significant degree – but there could be scope for reducing the file size even further. You don’t have …

Compress PNGs up to 40% with Image Optimizer
December 12, 2013 – 18:25 | Comments Off on Compress PNGs up to 40% with Image Optimizer
Compress PNGs up to 40% with Image Optimizer

PNG is a great format for compressing images without any loss in quality, but its files are usually much larger than the equivalent JPEGs, and that can be a problem. Especially when you’re using them …

Batch compress JPEGS by up to 90% with Caesium
June 17, 2013 – 08:23 | Comments Off on Batch compress JPEGS by up to 90% with Caesium
Batch compress JPEGS by up to 90% with Caesium

When you save a JPEG it’s easy to just accept your default image options, click File > Save and get on with your next task. But that probably means you’ll always be using the same …

Cut bulky PDFs down to size with ORPALIS PDF Reducer Free
April 15, 2013 – 08:43 | Comments Off on Cut bulky PDFs down to size with ORPALIS PDF Reducer Free
Cut bulky PDFs down to size with ORPALIS PDF Reducer Free

Saving a document as a PDF generally produces a very small file, which is one reason the format is such a popular way to share information.
This isn’t always the case, though. And so if it’s …

Easily cut the size of your PDF files with PDF Compressor
November 19, 2012 – 07:20 | Comments Off on Easily cut the size of your PDF files with PDF Compressor
Easily cut the size of your PDF files with PDF Compressor

Saving a document as a PDF generally produces a very small file, which is one reason the format is such a popular way to share information.
There may still be room for improvement, though. So if …

jStrip shrinks your JPEGs without reducing image quality
October 22, 2012 – 07:07 | Comments Off on jStrip shrinks your JPEGs without reducing image quality
jStrip shrinks your JPEGs without reducing image quality

If you want to cut the size of your JPEG images then reducing their image quality setting (usually accessible in the Save dialog or your program settings) will usually deliver spectacular results – but it’s …

PNGGauntlet compresses PNG files without losing image quality
August 1, 2012 – 08:06 | Comments Off on PNGGauntlet compresses PNG files without losing image quality
PNGGauntlet compresses PNG files without losing image quality

When you’re creating web graphics then it’s important to keep file sizes small, as that will cut page download times and reduce your bandwidth requirements. And you probably do this already by reducing an image’s …