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  1. Mar 12, 2020  One of the great software tools included with MacOS X on your Mac system is an app you’ve used many times, never realizing it has edit capabilities. I’m talking about Preview, a program that most people associate with letting you read PDF documents. But it turns out that the program offers so much more, from supporting you filling in PDF.
  2. Resize photos for free with Apple's Preview. One of the unsung heroes of Apple's Mac OS X is the simple, yet incredibly powerful, Preview application.

Mar 11, 2019  How To Resize Images On Mac. You have two easy options that allow you to resize images on Mac: either using the default Preview app or more advanced PhotoBulk. Preview is built right into your Mac and mostly used for viewing images. But it’s also a feature-rich tool for manipulating images, including changing their size. Resize a single photo on Mac with Preview App This app is often a default photo viewer on Mac computers so in order to open your photo in Preview app you just need to find the folder in which it is stored and double-click on it. Once the photo is displayed in the Preview app, click on the Tools menu and select the Adjust Size option. Nov 19, 2016  Preview is the default app for viewing images and PDF files on your Mac. So, any time you double-click on, or otherwise launch, one of those files, it'll open in Preview. If, for some reason, another app has taken over responsibility for a certain file type, and you want to give it back to Preview, you make the change right in the Finder.

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Preview User Guide

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You can resize or rotate an image opened in Preview to fit into a particular spot. You can also reduce the file size to save disk space or to download an image more quickly.

Change an image’s dimensions

  1. In the Preview app on your Mac, if the Markup toolbar isn’t showing, click the Show Markup Toolbar button , then click the Adjust Size button .

  2. Enter new values for width and height, or click the “Fit into” pop-up menu and choose a size.

    • Resize the image by a percentage: Choose “percent” from the pop-up menu next to the Width and Height fields, then enter the percentage in those fields.

    • Force the image to keep its original proportions: Select “Scale proportionally.” If you change either the width or height, the other value changes to maintain the proportions. If you choose a size from the “Fit into” pop-up menu, the image’s width or height may be smaller than the chosen size to maintain the proportions.

    • Make the image’s dimensions smaller without losing any detail: Deselect “Resample image” before changing the width or height.

Tip: To resize multiple images at the same time, display the images in the same window, select them in that window’s sidebar, then choose Tools > Adjust Size.

Rotate or flip an image

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  1. In the Preview app on your Mac, open the file you want to change.

  2. Do any of the following:

    • Rotate an image: Select the image, then click (or use the Touch Bar) to rotate the image to the left. Continue clicking to keep rotating.

      To rotate the image to the right, press and hold the Option key, then click until you’re done rotating the image.

    • Flip an image: Choose Tools > Flip Horizontal or Flip Vertical.

Tip: To rotate or flip multiple images at the same time, display the images in the same window, choose View > Thumbnails, select them in that window’s sidebar, then choose Tools > [Rotate or Flip].

Reduce an image’s file size

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  1. In the Preview app on your Mac, open the file you want to change.

  2. Choose Tools > Adjust Size, then select “Resample image.”

  3. Enter a smaller value in the Resolution field.

    The new size is shown at the bottom.

Tip: To reduce the file size of multiple images at the same time, display the images in the same window, select them in that window’s sidebar, then choose Tools > Adjust Size.

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