High quality images usually take lots of space on your computer hard drive. However, if you are on limited memory and want to free up some space you can easily compress images on your Windows PC. This could also come in handy if you want to upload image to social media on a slow internet connection or on your web blog. Follow this article to know how to compress JPEG images on Windows PC.
How to Compress JPEG Images in Windows PC
To Compress JPEG images on Windows we will be using an images compressor called VJC. VJC is a light weight JPEG image compressor, which allows you to reduce your image size yet maintain the quality of the image. Additionally, it also comes with a side by side after compression and before compression preview feature.
Step 1: Download and install VJC on your Windows PC.
Step 2: Once installed, launch the VJC application. Now simply drag and drop the image that you want to compress to the application window. Alternatively, click on Open and select your image. You can also view the before compression or original image and the what you will get after compression in the preview window.
Step 3: Next, you can specify the output quality of the image by quality or by max size. If you select by quality, simply slide the slider to adjust the quality. You can also disable Auto-preview by unchecking the option.
Step 4: Once done, click on Save button to save the image and specify the destination.
VJC is indeed a great utility to compress your JPEG images. However, it does have limitations like it does not support PNG format, which is one of the most common image format.