Tag Archive: Resize


How to Resize a Photo on Mac

Resizing a picture changes the resolution of the image, either increasing or decreasing it as desired by the user. On the Mac, the simplest way to resize a photo is using the bundled Preview application, which is available in all versions of macOS and Mac OS X (there is not currently a resize capability in … Read More

How to Resize a VirtualBox VDI or VHD File on Mac OS X

If you use VirtualBox to run guest operating systems within a virtual machine on the Mac, like Windows 10 or Ubuntu Linux, you may find yourself needing to resize the virtual disk size where the OS resides. This is often the case when you inadequately estimate how much space is required for properly installing in … Read More

Resize the Large Buggy Open / Save Dialog Windows in OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite has a rather peculiar bug with Open and Save dialog windows, where the file selector or saver dialog window shows up as inappropriately large. Sometimes the Open / Save window gets so big that it goes underneath the users Dock or even off screen, effectively preventing the dialog window from being resized. … Read More

Resize Photos from iPhone the Roundabout Way with Mail

The Photos app of on the iPhone and iPad is lacking a direct resize tool for now, but that doesn’t mean you can’t resize pictures from iOS. While there are a variety of third party apps out there to complete the task, another simple option is to just rely on the photo reducing tools that … Read More

Instantly Resize Finder Column View to Fit File Names in Mac OS X

Instantly resize Finder column view to fit file and folder names

Column View is one of the more useful file browsing view settings in the OS X Finder, but it has a usability flaw that’s initially visible to most users; file names and folders often don’t fit, thus they wind up truncated and become unreadable. Rather than dragging around every single column to accommodate the appropriate file size to make them  [Read More…]

Resize Any Image With PhotoZoom Classic 5 [Deals]

CoM-PhotoZoomClassicImage editing software can be mysterious and clunky. Not PhotoZoom Classic 5. It’s preloaded with sweet presets specifically designed for different types of photos and graphics, and even lets you create resize profiles – so if you have a preferred resize method you can select it with a single click. Even our non-artistic types (cough […]

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Resize Any Image With PhotoZoom Classic 5 [Deals]

CoM-PhotoZoomClassicImage editing software can be mysterious and clunky. Not PhotoZoom Classic 5. It’s preloaded with sweet presets specifically designed for different types of photos and graphics, and even lets you create resize profiles – so if you have a preferred resize method you can select it with a single click. Even our non-artistic types (cough […]

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Batch Resize a Group of Pictures from the Command Line with sips

Batch resize group of pictures with sips

Though most Mac users will likely prefer to use Preview to batch resize images because of the ease of use, advanced users often like to go with the command line for repetitive tasks. We’ve discussed sips before as a way to resize, rotate, and flip images, but if sips is combined with wildcards it can also function as a quick way to batch resize a  [Read More…]

Organize, Tile, & Resize Windows Without a Mouse Using Spectacle for Mac OS X

Spectacle organizes and resizes windows in Mac OS X Spectacle is a free utility for Mac OS X that helps you quickly and easily organize and resize windows, without using the mouse. Apps like this make it much easier to view multiple documents alongside one another and can help to boost productivity, particularly after you remember the keystrokes to throw windows around the screen. Want a browser window to align to  [Read More…]

Batch Resize Pictures in Mac OS X Using Automator

Batch Resize Images in Mac OS X Need to resize a ton of pictures? Instead of downloading a third party application or using Preview, you can use Automator to handle the entire operation, even renaming the images to indicate they have been resized. Automator is included in every OS X installations /Applications/ folder and is simple to use for repetitive tasks like this. How to create an Automator application that will  [Read More…]