Advanced JPEG Compressor

Advanced JPEG Compressor

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

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2011
  • Total Downloads:
    262,350
  • Date Added:
    February 02, 2011
  • File Size:
    6.14MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    524
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7

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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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2011
Version 2011 improves user interface for Windows 7.
General
Publisher WinSoftMagic
Publisher web site http://www.winsoftmagic.com/
Release Date February 01, 2011
Date Added February 02, 2011
Version 2011
Category
Category Digital Photo Software
Subcategory Digital Photo Tools
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Me, Windows 2003, Windows 98, Windows, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 6.14MB
File Name ajpegcompr.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 262,350
Downloads Last Week 524
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Partially save-disabled
Price $35

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