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Batch-converting Images

I'm helping a friend getting up and running with her brand new Yahoo Store, and we have a ton of high definition, high res product images. Besides the fact that images that are over 3 or 4,000 pixels tall or wide are really not very practical on screen, they are also way over the maximum parameters allowed by the Yahoo Store editor (parameters are: no more than 2,000 pixels in width or height, no more than 2 million pixels total, and no more than 2MB in size).

Luckily, I found a freeware image viewer/batch conversion utility called InFanView. This utility allows you to select a batch of files (or directories) and rename them , resize them, crop them, recolor them, pretty much anything you would ever want to do to product images in bulk.

If you find yourself in a situation where you have to manipulate your product images in bulk, you should definitely give InFanView a try.

Istvan Siposs
Y-Times

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