How to Resize Images – Ultimate WeChat Stickers Guide
March 18, 2016 |
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Looking to create your own WeChat stickers but don’t know how?  This series of guides covers everything you need to know about making customized stickers. To start with, you need a picture that can be uploaded to Wechat successfully. In this article, we will show you multiple ways to compress your photos. A. If you are using a Mac Open the picture you would like to compress by viewing it with Preview. 1. Click “Markup Toolbar”.
markup toolbar
2. Choose “Adjust Size”.
adjust size
3. You can change the unit to pixels so that you can control the size better.
custom pixel size
4. Click OK and save the new photo. B. If you are using a PC 1. Open the picture you would like to compress by viewing it with Microsoft Photo Gallery.
resize a picture on pc
(Photo: wikiHow)   2. In the upper right-hand corner of the picture, click Open and choose Microsoft Office Photo Manager.
chose microsoft office manager
3. Click Edit Pictures from the options located directly above the photo. This will open a sidebar menu with a number of editing choices. Click Compress Picture.
compress picture on pc
4. You will see in the sidebar menu that there are compression options for Documents, Web Pages, and Email Messages. Usually, Web Pages is perfect for compressing to a file size that is optimal for web loading and viewing. Then clickOK.
compress the image for any type
(Photo: wikiHow) 5. Finally, save your compressed photo by clicking File, then Save.
save your file
NOTE: The “Compress Pictures” options it’s only available for Windows 2010. If you have a newer version, you can resize the picture at the photo editor.   C. If you are using a smartphone You can use some apps to help you resize the photos. For example, Photo Size - Express.
Photo size app on apple store
1. Select a photo from your album and it will show the original size.
select of photo to resize
2. Once you select a percentage for the new photo, it will be saved automatically to your phone.
image
In this example, the initial photo is 1000 X 1000 and I choose 50%, so the new one is 500 X 500. Another app is called Photo Compress.
photo compress app on apple store
1. Add a photo from your phone.
select your photo page on photo compress app
2. Adjust the image quality and size.
resize and quality settings
3. Click “Preview” and you can see both the original and the new images.
preview original and compressed picture
4. You can save the new image by clicking “Photo Compress” and choosing “ Continue”.
save image and continue button
5. The last step, choose or create an album for the new image. You can also delete the original one.
create an album of resized photo
Photo Compress can only compress JPG format. Others will be kept in original. D. Online resizing tools You can also compress the images with online resizing tools. For example, http://compressjpeg.com.
http://compressjpeg.com online resize website
When you go to the webpage, select up to 20 .jpg or .jpeg images or drag files to the drop area. Download compressed images either separately or get them all, grouped in a ZIP archive. Or try http://jpeg-optimizer.com.
jpeg optimizer settings
1. Click the browse button, select a photo and select the compression level between 0-99. Select if you want to resize the image and provide a new image width. Click “Optimize Photo”.
save the new picture
2. Now you can click the image and choose “Save Image As…” and name your new photo. Have any questions? Comment below or talk with our team on the chat at Kawo.com Extract QR Code below to follow KAWO’s official WeChat account
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