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I have a file full of photos - can I resize them all at once so I can import them into excel?

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Katymac Sat 25-Jul-09 20:32:08

Cos I am too lazy to do them one at a time

I have about 500 odd to do

whomovedmychocolate Sat 25-Jul-09 20:39:33

If you have photoshop you can make a contact sheet and as part of that process it makes small copies of each one.

Katymac Sat 25-Jul-09 20:43:50

I need them about 4cm by 6cm is that to big for a contact sheet?

& wouldnthey copy into excel from there?

whomovedmychocolate Sat 25-Jul-09 21:01:06

No you can choose the size of the small versions I believe, small, medium or large and medium is about that size I think.

Katymac Sat 25-Jul-09 21:17:13

I'll have a look if I have that

I hate EYFS - why else would I be worrying about picture size on a Saturday evening?

Katymac Sat 25-Jul-09 21:54:48

No Photoshop

OK I'll try something else

CantSleepWontSleep Sat 25-Jul-09 21:59:06

Mac or pc?

Katymac Sat 25-Jul-09 22:01:16

Laptop - XP - incompetent user wink

CantSleepWontSleep Sat 25-Jul-09 22:02:25

Ah sorry - can only help with mac where photos are concerned.

CantSleepWontSleep Sat 25-Jul-09 22:04:36

Maybe you should change your name to Katypc

Katymac Sat 25-Jul-09 22:05:21

Thanks for offering

& thanks to WMMC as well

I'll keep trying

Katymac Sat 25-Jul-09 22:06:24

Nah - that would imply a level of knowledge I don't have wink

Leeka Sat 25-Jul-09 22:29:54

You can download a free thirty day trial of Photoshop from

Put all the photos you want to resize into one folder.

Open Photoshop, go to File >> Scripts >> Image Processor. Select your folder of photos, select 'save in same location' (it will give you a new folder within your original folder), tick 'save as jpeg', quality 12. Under 'Resize to Fit' enter the size you want the new photos to be, then click Run.

You'll get your original folder of photos untouched, with a folder within that of resized photos to the size you have selected, which you can then do whatever you like with. Easy - but shout if you need any help! smile

Katymac Sat 25-Jul-09 23:06:41

Thanks Leeka - I'll have a go

It's very complicated

aJumpedUpPantryBoy Mon 27-Jul-09 18:53:35

I'm sure you can do this easily in Irfanview (freeware). I haven't done it for ages but I think you put all your pics into a folder and do a batch resize.

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