10 Best Applications to Resize & Compress Images

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Photographs are a very important part of our lives nowadays. Whether it is making memories or saving a dress or a decoration you liked for future reference, everything is captured and stored in the form of images/photos. This is the reason why smartphone makers are equipping their devices with top-notch camera setups so that those who are novices in clicking photos also get the best shots possible. Up to 200MP camera sensors are found on devices like Galaxy S23 Ultra. While these cameras make capturing shots easier, the photos taken are not compact or easy to share as they have huge file sizes. Huge file sizes mean that the photos will not only take up more space on your device but also be tough to share on social media and via mail and texts.

To make sharing easier, the best workaround is reducing file size or compressing the image so that it becomes sharable. Although there are 1000s of apps on the Android Play Store that claim to resize and compress images, only a handful of them are good at their job. In this article, we have listed 10 good apps to resize and compress images on Android devices.

Before we dive into the list, let us quickly understand the difference between Image Resizing and image Compressing.

Image ResizingImage Compressing
Resizing an image means changing the dimensions of the image size like its height, width, and length. Image resizing is done to fit the image in a particular space.Compressing an image means changing the file size of an image without changing its dimensions. It is done to make the transfer or sharing of files easier as they get reduced in size.

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1. Pixlr

Pixlr is a photo editing app that allows cropping and resizing of images quickly and easily before you save them on your device. The app is simple and free to use and doesn’t require any account creation, just download it and start using it. Pixlr not only allows image resizing but also lets the users create photo collages with preset grids, ratios, and backgrounds, adjust the color of the photos, edit photos to remove blemishes, red-eye, whiten teeth, etc. One can adjust the tone of the photo and add text to it with a plethora of fonts to choose from.

Pixlr has over 5,00,00,000+ downloads on Google Play Store and a rating of 4.2 out of 5.

Download Link- Pixlr

2. Photo Compressor & Resizer

Photo Compressor and Resizer app for Android helps you compress and resize photos to save storage space on your device. With this app, one can compress photos, and adjust the size or resolution of the photos without loss in quality within minutes. The app uses lossy compression tech to reduce the file size of photos. The crop function of the app allows you to remove the unwanted parts of the image and you can choose from available aspect ratios to adjust the photo better.

It is free and allows batch compression as well. The app supports conversion between JPEG, JPG, PNG, and WEBP formats and also allows the replacement of existing images to reclaim the space occupied by the original photo. There are 2 modes for photo compression-Auto and Compress to specified file size. The resolution can be changed to 1920×1080, 3040×1440, and more.

Photo Compressor & Resizer has over 10,00,000+ downloads on Google Play Store and a rating of 4.5 out of 5.

Download link- Photo Compressor & Resizer

3. Image Shrink: Batch Resize

Image Shrink app allows the shrinking of images to reduce their file size at one tap. The app can resize multiple images in one batch and reduced images will take up much less mobile data to upload and will be easier to share across inboxes. The app not only resizes images but also removes the time & location information from the photos to safeguard the user’s privacy. You can save the Exif and GPS position to keep information intact while scaling images down and users can specify the exact sizes they want the images to be. Even after you have resized images, original images will also be found on your device. The app doesn’t erase or edit the original image but saves a copy after resizing.

Image Shrink has over 50,000 downloads on Google Play Store and a rating of 4.9 out of 5.

Download Link- Image Shrink

4. InstaSize-Photo Editor+ Resizer

InstaSize- Photo Editor+ Resizer allows easy resizing and cropping of images along with removing background, and editing with filters. The app has a community of over 100 million creators who use it for editing and resizing photographs. The photos can be quickly resized and cropped to make them a perfect fit for a collage or to share on any social media platform like Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. The app has over 130 filters to make photos and videos look even better and not only photos but even videos can be resized or cropped to make them social media friendly. The app has a premium subscription as well that unlocks the complete filter library, precise editing tools, and much more.

InstaSize has over 5,00,00,000 downloads on Google Play Store and a rating of 4.5 out of 5.

Download Link- InstaSize- Photo Editor+ Resizer

5. Image Compress & Resize

Image Compress & Resize or DotPhoto app helps users quickly compress photos by adjusting their size or resolution. Large photos can be turned into smaller-sized photos and the loss in image quality is very minimal. The app uses lossy compression tech and reduces the number of colors in the image selectively. The effect is not visible to users but the file size comes down a few notches. It allows you to solve problems like uploading images on official documents or forms, email attachment limits, taking up too much space in a gallery, cloud storage limits, sending images over mobile data or weak WiFi, and more. Batch compression option is also available and the formats supported are JPEG, JPG, PNG, and WEBP. There are 3 modes for compression- Auto, File Size, and Resolution and Quality.

Image Compress & Resize has over 10,00,000 downloads on Google Play Store and a rating of 4.8 out of 5.

Download link- Image Compress & Resize

6. Compress Image- MB to KB

Compress image- MB to KB compresses large photos into smaller size images without losing much quality. The app is a friendly image resizer wherein one just has to select the image they want to resize, choose their desired compression level, and let the app do the rest of the work. There is a live preview of the compressed image so you will know what the photo will look like before you save it on your device. The app has 3 modes to compress images- Quick Compress, Compress to a specific file size, and Manual. All 3 modes support batch compression and resizing as well. The application is free to use and supports formats like JPEG, JPG, PNG, WEBP, and more.

Compress Image-MB to KB has over 1,00,000 downloads on Google Play Store and a rating of 4.6 out of 5.

Download link- Compress Image- MB to KB

7. LitPhoto- Compress & Resize

As the name suggests, LitPhoto is an image compression and image resizing app that reduces the file size or resolution of the image in a few taps. The app is very easy to use and can even crop and rotate your images. Like many other resizing apps, it uses lossy compression tech to reduce the file size. The resized photo is automatically saved in a different folder on your device, titled ‘LitPhoto’. Batch compress is also available on the app. LitPhoto allows sharing photos with your family and friends via social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram or sending them via email or text. It has an easy-to-use UI so browsing and handling photos is super quick and super fun.

LitPhoto has over 5,00,000 downloads on Google Play Store and a rating of 4.5 out of 5.

Download link- LitPhoto

8. Image Toolbox (Resizer)

The Image Toolbox app allows filtering, resizing, comparing, cropping, and doing much more with your photographs. The app offers batch processing, more than 45 filters, EXIF editing/deleting, loading images directly from the internet, image resizing that includes height changing, width changing, adaptive resize and more, image shrinking, cropping, format conversion, flipping, comparing images, previewing SVG, GIF and almost all file formats, and saving to any folder on the device.

Image Toolbox has over 10,000 downloads on Google Play Store and a rating of 4.5 out of 5.

Download link- Image Toolbox

9. Canva

Canva is one of the most popular photo and video editing apps. It is not just a compressor or resizer but does much more than that. The app has graphic design templates, an easy-to-use photo and video editor, and creative digital art ideas for you to implement. Canva is free with no ads and no watermarks and it can be used to crop, flip, retouch, and edit images. Text can be added to images and autofocus can be used to sharpen images and blur the background. Canva features CV and bio Data Maker, Video Editor and Video Maker, Social Media content creation, Brand and Logo making, and much more.

Canva has over 10,00,00,000 downloads on Google Play Store and a rating of 4.4 out of 5.

Download link- Canva

10. Puma Photo Resizer, Compressor

Puma Photo Resizer, Compressor app can reduce the file size from KB to MB, downsize, adjust image size, and enlarge. Whether they are any kind of images- Photos, Pictures, Documents, etc, Puma is an effective resizer and compressor that will bring the size down to save space on your device. It allows sending big images via mail, sending images via text/MMS, sharing images on social media platforms, saving mobile data and money, minimizing cloud storage costs, and much more.

Puma Photo Resizer, Compressor has over 10,00,000+ downloads on Google Play Store and a rating of 4.4 out of 5.

Download link- Puma Photo Resizer, Compressor

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Shivangi AgarwalShivangi Agarwal
Shivangi is an honours graduate in English from Delhi University with a passion for reading and writing. Always keen to know more about the latest gadgets, when she is not reading about tech, she loves listening to Hindi music and grooving to the latest Hindi beats.

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