How to Optimize Images Quick, Easy and Free

In order for your site to load faster, optimizing file size of your images is an important task. This becomes easy when you have the right software to use. On this tutorial, you will be advised to use RIOT (Radical Image Optimization Tool).

This tool is a free image optimizer that will let you to visually adjust compression parameters while keeping minimum filesize. It uses with a side by side (dual view) or single view interface to compare the original with the optimized image in real time.

It has a simple and easy to use interface where you will be able to control compression, colors, metadata settings and much more, and select image format (JPG, GIF or PNG) for your output file.

Go to RIOT Homepage

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Extract the Downloaded File

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Double Click this file

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Open the Newly Installed Software

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Make sure the “Keep aspect ratio” box is checked. For the new size value, only change either the width or height, the other part value will automatically change.

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You can see on this image that from a large size which is 9.51 mb the new optimized size is now only 49kb. 16

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Here is the result

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If ever you have several images to optimize, you could do the optimization by batch

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To select several images, hold control while selecting different images.

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