How to Resize Image on Mac

Charlotte Daniels

Mac, Tutorials

How to Resize Image on Mac

Are you looking to resize an image on your Mac? Whether you want to reduce the file size for easier sharing or adjust the dimensions to fit a specific purpose, resizing images on a Mac is a simple process. In this tutorial, we will guide you through different methods you can use to resize your images effectively.

Method 1: Using Preview

Step 1: Open the image you want to resize in the Preview app. You can do this by double-clicking on the image file or by right-clicking and selecting “Open with” followed by “Preview”.

Step 2: Once the image is open in Preview, click on the “Tools” option in the top menu bar and select “Adjust Size”.

Step 3: A window will appear where you can adjust the dimensions of your image. You have two options here:

  • To resize by percentage: Enter a specific percentage value in the width and height fields. Make sure that the “Scale proportionally” box is checked so that your image maintains its original aspect ratio.
  • To resize by pixels: Enter specific pixel values for width and height. You can choose whether or not to maintain aspect ratio by checking or unchecking the “Scale proportionally” box.

Step 4: After entering your desired dimensions, click on the “OK” button. Preview will automatically resize your image accordingly.

Method 2: Using Photos App

If you prefer using Apple’s Photos app, follow these steps to resize your images:

Step 1: Open the Photos app on your Mac.

Step 2: Select the image you want to resize by clicking on it.

Step 3: Click on the “File” option in the top menu bar and select “Export” followed by “Export [number] Photo(s)”.

Step 4: In the export window, you can choose various options for resizing your image. Under the “Size” dropdown menu, select a new size or choose “Custom” to enter specific dimensions.

Note: The Photos app also provides options for adjusting compression quality and file format while exporting your resized image.

Method 3: Using Online Image Resizers

If you prefer not to use built-in applications, there are several online tools available that allow you to resize images without installing any software. Some popular online image resizers include PicResize, Iloveimg, and ResizeImage.

Note: When using online tools, be cautious about uploading sensitive or private images, and ensure that you trust the website’s privacy policy and terms of service.

In Conclusion

In this tutorial, we covered three different methods to resize images on a Mac. Whether you prefer using Preview, Photos app, or online image resizers, resizing images has never been easier. Choose the method that suits your needs best and start resizing your images effortlessly!

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