Compress a picture

The compression options in Microsoft Picture Manager reduce both file size and picture dimensions based on how you intend to use the picture, such as in Web pages or e-mail messages.

  1. Select the pictures you want to compress.

  2. On the Picture menu, click Compress Pictures.

  3. Do one of the following:

    1. To compress your pictures for insertion into a document, under Compress for, click Documents.

    2. To compress your pictures for publication on a Web page, under Compress for, click Web pages.

    3. To compress your pictures for sending in an e-mail message, under Compress for, click E-mail messages.

  4. Click OK.

Note:  You can undo compression by clicking Undo Compress Picture on the Edit menu. Compression changes will not be saved until you explicitly save them.

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