QuickResizer User Guide

WELCOME TO QUICKRESIZER

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QuickResizer is a user-friendly tool for resizing a single picture or several thousand pictures. Smaller picture files are ideal for sharing via social media, email, blogs, websites, cell phones, and other mobile devices. The built-in converter handles the input and output of high quality JPEG, GIF, BMP, PNG, and TIF picture files. Our customers have used QuickResizer to accomplish a variety of personal endeavors. This User Guide is designed to help you achieve yours.

GETTING STARTED
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Before installing QuickResizer, ensure that your system meets the minimum requirements.
Supported Hardware
Intel/AMD processor.
Supported Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows 8 (32 bit and 64 bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 (32 bit and 64 bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista (32 bit and 64 bit)
Microsoft Windows XP (32 bit and 64 bit)
INSTALLATION

1. Go to the QuickResizer page.

2. Select your operating system and click on the "Download Free Trial Now!" button.

3. Double-click to run the downloaded file QuickResizerSetup.exe.

4. You may receive a Security Warning. Click Run to continue.

5. You might be prompted to install Microsoft .Net Framework if it's currently not installed. You will need to be an Administrator of your computer to install .Net Framework.

6. Follow the rest of the installation steps to install QuickResizer.

REGISTRATION

The Product License form appears when QuickResizer starts.

Trial Version

If you wish to try out QuickResizer, click Close to continue. You will be able to use QuickResizer for 30 days for free.

Full Version

You will need to purchase a license after the 30 days free-trial period.

  1. Purchase a QuickResizer license now.
  2. Once purchased, you will receive a User Name and User Key via email.
  3. Enter the User Name and User Key into the appropriate boxes on the Product License form.
  4. Make sure that you are connected to the Internet and then click Register.
  5. The registration process cannot be initiated if you are not connected to the Internet. If you receive an error during registration, try turning off any firewalls. After registration, you can turn them back on.
  6. You may also experience problems if either you or your ISP (Internet Service Provider) uses a proxy server. In this case, the registration screen will prompt you for the proxy server name and port number. Enter a user name and password as required by the proxy server.

USING QUICKRESIZER

MAIN SCREEN
If QuickResizer does not start automatically after installation:

Double-click the QuickResizer icon on your desktop.

Or

Move your mouse pointer to the bottom left corner of your screen

  • Click Start.
  • Click All Programs.
  • Click QuickResizer4 to open the folder.
  • Click QuickResizer to start the program.

The Main Screen appears. You are now ready to use QuickResizer.

SELECT PICTURES
SELECT AN ENTIRE FOLDER
If you wish to resize all pictures within a folder:
  1. Choose Select Entire Folder.
  2. Click the Select Folder With Picture Files button.
  3. The Browse window appears allowing you to find the desired folder.

  4. Once the folder is selected, click OK to continue.
    1. Only pictures within the specified folder will be resized. Sub-folders are ignored.
  5. Proceed to Resize Pictures.
SELECT INDIVIDUAL FILES
If you wish to resize only certain pictures within a folder:
  1. Choose Select Individual Files.
  2. Click the Select Individual Files button.
  3. The Open window appears allowing you to find the folder containing the desired pictures.
    1. You may select multiple pictures by holding down the Ctrl key while clicking on each of the desired file names.

  4. Once selected, click Open to continue.
  5. Proceed to Resize Pictures.
SELECT BY DRAG-AND-DROP
You may select pictures by dragging them from Windows Explorer and dropping them into QuickResizer.
  1. Start QuickResizer.
  2. Start Windows Explorer and find your pictures.
  3. You may select multiple pictures by holding down the Ctrl key while clicking on each of the desired file names.
  4. Click and hold down the left mouse button on the selected pictures.
  5. While holding down the left mouse button, drag the pictures from Windows Explorer and drop them onto QuickResizer’s Main Screen by releasing the left mouse button.
  6. The Main Screen will display the number of files selected. Hover over the number to see a list of the selected file names.

  7. Proceed to Resize Pictures.
RIGHT-CLICK FROM WINDOWS EXPLORER
You can also launch QuickResizer directly from Windows Explorer.
  1. Start Windows Explorer.
  2. Right-click the desired picture file.
  3. Click Resize With QuickResizer from the context menu.

  4. After QuickResizer’s Main Screen is brought up, you can proceed to resize the picture or you can use Drag-and-Drop to add more picture files.
  5. Proceed to Resize Pictures.
RESIZE PICTURES
  1. Set the Resize Options
    1. If you wish to resize your picture(s) by a specific percentage:
      1. Choose Resize by Percent.
      2. Enter the desired percentage (1-500).
    2. If you wish to resize your picture(s) by a specific pixel size:
      1. Choose Resize to Fixed Size (Pixels).
      2. Enter the desired width (1-10000).
      3. Enter the desired height (1-10000).

  2. Click the Resize Pictures button.
    1. A progress bar will display the number of files being resized.
    2. The original pictures are not modified during the resizing process. The resized pictures will be stored in subfolder called "Processed" located under the folder containing the original pictures.
    3. Once complete, Windows Explorer automatically launches and displays the resized pictures.
    4. QuickResizer resizes pictures in proportion to the original width and height. It will not stretch pictures out of proportion. Any leftover space will be replaced with a white background. You may change this background color as explained in the Advanced Options section.
    5. QuickResizer automatically saves your current settings and remembers them the next time you start the program.

ADVANCED OPTIONS
If your main purpose is to shrink JPG pictures to a smaller size, QuickResizer is set and ready to go. If you wish to work with other file formats or tweak additional settings, you will need to use the Advanced Options. To do so, click Options on the Main Screen and then select Advanced Options.

INPUT FILE FORMAT / OUTPUT FILE FORMAT
By default, QuickResizer is set and optimized for processing JPG/JPEG files. You will get the best picture quality when both your input and output files are JPG/JPEG format. Nevertheless, QuickResizer supports five graphic file formats:
  • JPG/JPEG
  • GIF
  • PNG
  • BMP
  • TIF/TIFF
QuickResizer is not case-sensitive and recognizes different file format naming conventions (JPG/JPEG, TIF/TIFF). Please note that QuickResizer doesn't support resizing of multi-page TIFF or animated GIF images. It only resizes the first frame of the image. The rest of the frames will be lost.

OUTPUT FILE SUFFIX
By default, the Output File Suffix is empty, meaning your resized picture files will have the same file names as your original picture files. You can add suffix to your file name if you like. For example, if you set the File Suffix as _resized, a file called Vacation.JPG will be resized into a new file named Vacation_resized.JPG.
OUTPUT FILE QUALITY
By default, quality is set to High. While pictures created in Low and Medium require less disk space, this benefit is typically offset by the reduction in picture quality. For most purposes, it is recommended that this option be set to High.
DISPLAY PROCESSED FOLDER
After pictures are resized, QuickResizer will automatically start Windows Explorer and display the new pictures within the Processed folder. By default, this option is set to YES. If you would like to disable it, simply select NO.
BACKGROUND COLOR
QuickResizer resizes pictures in proportion to the original width and height. It will not stretch pictures out of proportion. Any leftover space will be replaced with a white background. To change the background color, click the Modify Color button. A color palette appears. Select the desired color and click OK. QuickResizer will save and remember this setting for future use.

REMOVING QUICKRESIZER
MOVING YOUR LICENSE TO ANOTHER COMPUTER
Your User Name and User Key may only be used once. If you need to move your license to another computer, you must first unregister it.
  1. Ensure that you are connected to the Internet.
  2. Click Help at the top of QuickResizer’s Main Screen.
  3. Click License Information.
  4. Click on the Unregister button to remove the license from your computer.

  5. You may now re-register QuickResizer on a different computer using the same user name and user key.
HARD DRIVE RECOVERY
In the event that your hard drive crashes before you get a chance to unreigster QuickResizer, you can request a license reset and we will reactivate the license for you.
UNINSTALL
If you ever need to uninstall QuickResizer:
  1. Move your mouse pointer to the bottom left corner of your screen.
  2. Click Start.
  3. Click All Programs.
  4. Click QuickResizer4.
  5. Click Uninstall QuickResizer.
TESTIMONIALS
To find out how our existing customers are using QuickResizer and how pleased they are with our product, please read QuickResizer's Testimonials.
If you would like to submit your testimonial after using our product, please submit your testimonial here.

CONTACT US
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