Advanced JPEG Compressor

Advanced JPEG Compressor

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 48 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2014
  • Total Downloads:
    273,995
  • Date Added:
    January 27, 2014
  • File Size:
    6.14MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    437
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

Editors' Review

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True to its name, this utility takes photo compression very seriously. On the plus side, Advanced JPEG Compressor supports a wide range of image formats and packs a number of features for fine-tuning compression, even when working with large batches of shots. The downside to this extensive level of control is a crowded, chaotic interface that may scare off newcomers. The program lets you set compression ratio and levels, and offers handy sliders for equalizing the detail quality. Folks who really want to get detailed will appreciate the abilities to tweak sharpness, luma equalization, smoothness, brightness, and color balance. In addition to the rotation feature, you'll find a tool that lets you add a watermark, with the ability to adjust its font, placement, and opacity. In our tests, this program quickly shrunk our images without a noticeable loss in quality, even when we took a closer look with the powerful zoom tool. However, since the demo version won't let you save compressed shots, some users may not find it as handy as similar, less-restrictive programs. Still, seasoned shutterbugs who need to save space without sacrificing quality likely will get a lot out of Advanced JPEG Compressor.
 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"Batch mode works fine and this does a good job"

March 21, 2013  |  By JimSocal

 |  Version: Advanced JPEG Compressor 2012

Pros

I've been using AJC for years and though I admit it's got a kind of klunky GUI, it works great once you get the hang of it. Are there easier jpg compressors to use? No doubt there are. But this one does a lot, and once you figure it out it does it quickly and efficiently.

With Batch mode you can create your own templates of how much you want to compress and what size you want to resize the jpg to (actual size, I mean, here, not file size) and then push a button and you have the whole batch done to your specs.

Cons

GUI is a little hard to understand in some cases.

Summary

I like Advance JPEG Compressor Batching works fine. The GUI could be better but it's not terrible.
Try it and if you can figure out the GUI then buy it.

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3 stars

"batch mode not much use"

June 09, 2012  |  By MothTwiceborn

 |  Version: Advanced JPEG Compressor 2012

Pros

It seems to compress pretty well

Cons

Batch mode won't work on nested folder groups. You have to select all the pictures in each individual folder.

Summary

Since batch mode was what I wanted it for, the software wasn't much use to me.

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1 stars

"Beware of Malware"

January 17, 2012  |  By taustin2

 |  Version: Advanced JPEG Compressor 2011

Pros

None to speak of.

Cons

Malwarebytes found two pieces of malware packed with this program

Summary

Don't download this.

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5 stars

"An excellent, stable, functional program"

August 19, 2010  |  By cliffordf2

 |  Version: Advanced JPEG Compressor 2010

Pros

Does everything it says, inituitively, with no drama

Cons

None that I found

Summary

I take my photos at high resolution, to insure that I can use any shot as a high-quality print. AJC intuitively allows me to adapt any shot, based upon the venue requirements - quickly and cleanly.

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5 stars

"An absolutely ESSENTIAL piece of software!"

April 01, 2010  |  By brianboru666

 |  Version: Advanced JPEG Compressor 2010

Pros

If you want to email photo's etc, use this - absolutely guaranteed to please.

Cons

NONE whatsoever

Summary

Does Most of the work for you - the hardest part is taking decent pictures.

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1 stars

"Ticked off at vendor for non response, that's why a ONE"

December 13, 2009  |  By philqjr

 |  Version: Advanced JPEG Compressor 2009 r.3

Pros

Excellent revisions of images with no apparent degradation

Cons

User interface on older version is cumbersome but can be learned

Summary

I purchased the product several years ago and misplaced the code to enable the full version. Despite several calls to the somewhat dubious office in VA asking for clarification and assistance I have received no response. Apparently this is the method people from that part of the world are accustomed to in so far as customer relations.

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5 stars

"Very effective and easy to use software."

September 26, 2009  |  By rubastic

 |  Version: Advanced JPEG Compressor 2009 r.2

Pros

It has standard Windows look, nothing complex at all.

Cons

It took about 5 minutes to learn how to do what I need.

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3 stars

"Good, but might not be best for bucks"

September 22, 2009  |  By poppho

 |  Version: Advanced JPEG Compressor 2009 r.2

Pros

Advanced JPEG compressor allows tweaking into detailed aspect of photo compression. Not for beginner.

Cons

Too difficult. Not for home users.
Too expensive for just image compression only
2009? The developer should look Image Compressor 2008. It's more expensive but also has tons of other features this software don't have.

Summary

Try it. But you have to buy before seeing the actual result :(

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5 stars

"Our company bought it year ago for work with graphics"

September 16, 2009  |  By militioner

 |  Version: Advanced JPEG Compressor 2009 r.2

Pros

First impression was not so good, but by time it became really necessary

Cons

Now i can't find something more useful

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5 stars

"I dreamed about old paint for photo edition"

September 16, 2009  |  By vodinoi

 |  Version: Advanced JPEG Compressor 2009 r.2

Pros

I bought it for my daughter

Cons

Take your time )))

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2014
Version 2014 contains improved photo compression engine and user's interface.
General
Publisher WinSoftMagic
Publisher web site http://www.winsoftmagic.com/
Release Date January 22, 2014
Date Added January 27, 2014
Version 2014
Category
Category Digital Photo Software
Subcategory Digital Photo Tools
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Me
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 6.14MB
File Name ajpegcompr.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 273,995
Downloads Last Week 437
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Save-disabled
Price $35

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