Optimise images for the web with pingo
January 29, 2017 – 03:53 | Comments Off on Optimise images for the web with pingo
Optimise images for the web with pingo

Pingo is a free PNG and JPEG optimiser which supports both lossless and lossy compression.
There are plenty of similar tools around, but pingo stands out from the competition in several ways– some good, some not.

Cut PNG file sizes by 50% with S-Ultra PNG Compressor
October 9, 2016 – 07:27 | Comments Off on Cut PNG file sizes by 50% with S-Ultra PNG Compressor
Cut PNG file sizes by 50% with S-Ultra PNG Compressor

S-Ultra PNG Compressor is a $14.95 Windows application for lossless compression of PNG files.
The program’s interface won’t win any design awards. It’s all very basic: click an “Add” button to select your files, check a …

Optimise PNGs, GIFs and JPEGs to cut their file size
December 9, 2015 – 09:20 | Comments Off on Optimise PNGs, GIFs and JPEGs to cut their file size
Optimise PNGs, GIFs and JPEGs to cut their file size

PNGmicro, GIFmicro and JPEGmicro are freeware Windows tools which optimise images to reduce their size.
Each program offers lossless compression by rewriting files more efficiently and stripping out surplus data, and you also get options to …

The world’s most efficient PNG file?
September 2, 2015 – 15:28 | Comments Off on The world’s most efficient PNG file?
The world’s most efficient PNG file?

You probably already know that PNG is a great lossless compression format, but have you ever wondered just how efficient it can be?
Developer¬†David Fifield decided to find out, and the results are impressive: a 420-byte …

Remove JPG and PNG tags with StripPhoric
February 18, 2015 – 06:01 | Comments Off on Remove JPG and PNG tags with StripPhoric
Remove JPG and PNG tags with StripPhoric

StripPhoric is a free tool which removes JPG and PNG metadata, reducing file sizes, and – by removing details like geotags – perhaps protecting your privacy.
The program is extremely basic, and has a few annoyances, …

Voralent’s Antelope compresses JPGs and PNGs with a click
August 30, 2014 – 05:20 | Comments Off on Voralent’s Antelope compresses JPGs and PNGs with a click
Voralent’s Antelope compresses JPGs and PNGs with a click

Earlier this year we looked at Voralent’s JPGMini and PNGMini, easy-to-use tools which reduced JPG and PNG file sizes without affecting image quality.
The developer has now released a replacement, Antelope, which handles JPG and PNG …

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 …

RIOT 0.5 now fully automatic, better image compression
July 22, 2013 – 05:26 | Comments Off on RIOT 0.5 now fully automatic, better image compression
RIOT 0.5 now fully automatic, better image compression

It’s spent a lengthy two years in beta, but image compression tool RIOT 0.5 has finally been released. And it just might have been worth the wait.
The major addition in this new build is Full …

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 …