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Need a batch image-resizing program
June 30, 2011 7:38 AM   Subscribe

What's the best (Windows) batch image resizing program for this specific task?

I have a bunch of music folders (Artists) and subfolders (Albums). Inside each subfolder contains a cover.jpg that's in all different dimensions. If that file's dimension is larger than 500 pixels in width or height, then I want it resized down to 500px width and/or height in its correct ratio and saved as a new file called folder.jpg

If cover.jpg is already at 500 pixels width and/or height, then leave it alone.

What's the best program to tackle this task?
 
posted by querty to Computers & Internet (4 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
If you're comfortable with the command line, you can use imagemagick. You can read about the resize command and how to use that to process multiple files.
posted by Static Vagabond at 7:48 AM on June 30, 2011 [2 favorites]


IrfanView has a nice batch utility that should do exactly what you need it to.
posted by deezil at 7:59 AM on June 30, 2011 [1 favorite]


Previously. It was the first hit on Google for "mogrify recursive windows", which is what I was going to recommend. mogrify is part of imagemagick.
posted by qxntpqbbbqxl at 8:01 AM on June 30, 2011


Irfan View is the answer to 99% of "Windows Batch Image" questions.
posted by unixrat at 8:31 AM on June 30, 2011


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