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How to resize images in windows 10

Images are precious memories for everyone. Each photo has a sweet memory attached to it with a distinct touch. Like all the Windows versions, Windows 10 also provides the function to resize your photos through Paint, Paint 3D, and Photos App. You can manually change the size of your images by using these Windows tools. This one-by-one resizing method is inefficient and time-wasting.  There is no built-in Bulk Image Resizer for Windows 10 to resize your images in batch. If you are thinking about Photoshop then keep in mind that special editing skills are required to change the image size.

To resize the images in a bulk, you will need a third-party tool to do that job effectively for you. In this guide, we will discuss the Image Resize Tool for Windows 10, and our favorite third-party tool to change the image size.

Method 1. Resize the image in Paint

These easy steps will guide you on how to resize images in Windows 10 using Paint.

  1. Right-click the desired image.
  2. Then, select Open with.
  3. After that select Paint.

Open image to resize in MS paint

  1. Now click the Resize key located on the top corner of the window.

Resize Image Menu in MS Paint

  1. Now, choose the Pixels or Percentage option.

Resize Image in MS Paint

  1. Then, check the Maintain aspect ratio box if you want to uphold the existing aspect ratio of the picture.
  2. Enter the preferred utility into the Horizontal or Vertical area.
  3. Click OK.
  4. Save the image

Method 2. Resize the image in Paint 3D

You can easily resize the image using Paint 3D for Windows 10.

  1. Open the image in Paint 3D that you want to resize.

Open Image in Paint 3D

  1. Now, click Canvas.

Canvas Selection in Paint 3D

  1. Verify Resize image with canvas option is checked.
  2. Don’t forget to check the Lock Aspect Ratio option located below Resize Canvas.
  3. Now, select Pixels.

Change Image Size in Paint 3D

  1. Select a suitable size by changing the height and width.
  2. Now, click the menu key.
  3. In the end, choose Save.

Method 3. Resize the image in the Photos App

Photo App works as an Image Resizer for Windows 10. It provides three as a default option to change the size of an image.

  • S – Small -Commonly used for thumbnails, and Profile Pictures. (0.25 MP)
  • M – Medium -Used for email purposes. (2 MP)
  • L – Large – Up to the mark for screening. (4 MP)
  1. Double-click the image that you want to resize. The Window will open it in the Photos app by default.
  2. Click the 3 dotted option located at the top right corner of the window. After that, select the Resize option. A window will pop-up after selecting the Resize option. It will also show the current size of the image.


  1. Select the desired resizing option.
  2. In the end, select the desired path and name of the image to Save it. After that, you can exit the Photo app.

Method 4. Resize the image in PicMagic Tools

PicMagic Tools is a third-party bulk image resizer tool for windows. The bulk of images either by width, percentage, height or by giving exact dimension can be resized at once. It saves plenty of time and does not affect the original image. Follow these simple steps to change the size of images in bulk.

Step 1. Launch the PicMagic tools and then, click the “Image Resize” button located at the left corner of the tool window.

Resize Images in PicMagic Tools

Step 2. Click Add Images button to add images or the Add Folder button to add the folder as a whole.

Load Images to resize in PicMagic Tools

Step 3. All the added images selected by default. You can uncheck the image box to omit from resize.

Check uncheck images for resize in PicMagic Tools

Image Preview section located at the top right corner will preview the selected image.

Step 4. Now, select the preferred function;

Resize the image by width (By providing the width, the height will be automatically set)

Resize the image by height (By providing the height, the width will be automatically set)

Resize the image by exact dimensions (Enter both width and height)

Resize the image by percentage (Heave the pointer on the slider to set the percentage to resize)

Resize Image Options in PicMagic Tools

Step 4. Don’t forget to review the checkbox beneath the resize options.

Image Resize Optional Check

Step 5. By clicking the Browse key provide the desired destination folder.

Image Resize Destination Folder Selection

Moreover, you can generate a new folder by it as well.

Step 6. Click the Process button to proceed with the procedure.

Process Bulk Image Resize in PicMagic Tools

In a few moments, the process will be completed, and you will be able to see the resized images in the destination folder.


In this piece article, we have guided you on how to resize the image in windows 10. Also, we have mentioned PicMagic Tools, a bulk image resize tool for windows. You can easily change the size of images in bulk without wasting any time using the PicMagic tools. Download and install the software to get the job done with the utmost proficiency.