Free Image Converter

Free Image Converter

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 23 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.0
  • Total Downloads:
    425,699
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 04, 2011
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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When we see a program called Free Image Converter, we expect that its primary purpose is going to be to convert images between different file formats. That's not the case with this program, however; it should perhaps more accurately be called Free Image Resizer, because that--and not file conversion--is what it actually does. Still, as long as you're looking to resize images and not actually change their formats, it works fine.

The program's interface is plain and fairly easy to navigate. Buttons let you add either individual images or whole folders of them that you want to resize. You can then specify the desired size in pixels and set the compression quality. The program has several options for renaming files; you can add numbers, prefixes, or suffixes to differentiate the resized files from the originals. You can also specify the directory in which the resized images will be saved. That's about the extent of Free Image Converter's features; if you're looking to do much beyond resize or rename images, this probably isn't the program for you. An online Help file is not particularly helpful, but given the program's paucity of features, this isn't a huge drawback. Overall, Free Image Converter doesn't do anything we haven't seen before, and we've encountered many other image converters with more features. But if you need a no-frills way to resize images, it will do the job.

Free Image Converter installs a desktop icon without asking but uninstalls cleanly.

 
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1 stars

"Security stopped me during install"

August 14, 2014  |  By simplylisa

 |  Version: Free Image Converter 1.0

Pros

I did not get to try this software.

Cons

Laden with piggy-back "clean your PC" and Adware. I haven't downloaded any other software in a couple months. Three different files 2 of which didn't want to be unistalled.

Summary

I am quite disappointed that this software came so highly rated by CNET ---> trusted by me for years, to provide the best options for software downloads. You lost some credibility with me today.

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5 stars

"Great product<br />great product"

June 03, 2012  |  By ceciliawestbrook

 |  Version: Free Image Converter 1.0

Pros

Very easy to download

Cons

Nothing at the present time

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1 stars

"didn't convert"

December 20, 2011  |  By smallnipples

 |  Version: Free Image Converter 1.0

Pros

small file size

Cons

didn't do what name said it would do.

Summary

wast of time

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3 stars

"Not what I was looking for."

November 20, 2011  |  By theifner

 |  Version: Free Image Converter 1.0

Pros

It converts to smaller pics great.

Cons

Could not get it to enlarge pics though. Tried to set to enlarge but it just reduced instead.

Summary

Depends on what your looking for.

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1 stars

"Didn't like"

July 31, 2011  |  By mapyron

 |  Version: Free Image Converter 1.0

Pros

none--it was free

Cons

didn't like interface

Summary

Just wasn't what I expected

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4 stars

"invaluable tool to downsize photos"

July 26, 2011  |  By honcho5304

 |  Version: Free Image Converter 1.0

Pros

great for email downloads

Cons

not available to mac. I have a macbook pro, snow leopard

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5 stars

"Very excellent product"

July 24, 2011  |  By dragon789wv

 |  Version: Free Image Converter 1.0

Pros

After installation, able to compress down (75) immediately photos in a folder and point to an entirely different output folder.
Wow! Worked very well and quickly. Very impressive!

Cons

None so far

Summary

If what you want is the capability to quickly reduce the size of photo(s), this is the product for you. Works quickly and minimum of learning required. I can now 'shrink' down image sizes and email them or post them online much more easily. Great product.

Updated on Nov 29, 2013

I like the product; one irritating 'feature' that I wish it would eliminate is when I want the photos to be modified to be in the same folder - in other words, just modify the photos. It would be better to have a Check Box option so it would not ask me on every photo if I realize that it's in the same folder and will wipe out the original. Otherwise, pretty happy with the product.

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5 stars

"Thanks you for this software"

July 21, 2011  |  By btmon001

 |  Version: Free Image Converter 1.0

Pros

Very easy to install and to use.

Cons

...........

Summary

Very easy to install and to use.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.0
1) Support for dragging files on Free Image Converter surface 2) Support for adding postfix to filenames 3) Right-click options on image grid 4) Allowing Ctrl-V on Free Image Converter surface 5) Different bug fixes
General
Publisher Free Image Converter
Publisher web site http://www.freeimageconverter.com
Release Date July 01, 2011
Date Added July 04, 2011
Version 1.0
Category
Category Home Software
Subcategory Miscellaneous Home Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2003, Windows 7, Windows 2000, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows 98, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Microsoft .NET 2.0 Framework
Download Information
File Size 652.5KB
File Name FreeImageConverter.msi
Popularity
Total Downloads 425,699
Downloads Last Week 434
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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