Image compression is not a tough task, when you transfer photos from digital camera to your computer, all the images will be of large size as because the pixels are huge, so obviously the image file size will also be big, but when you’re planning to send in email or share it with someone, you may find it difficult because the digital image size will be large, reducing the image file size sometimes cause quality loss in the image. With the latest technology and software tools, one can compress the digital pictures without losing the quality.
From the developers ” Radical Image Optimization Tool (RIOT for short) is a free image optimizer that will let you to visually adjust compression parameters while keeping minimum filesize. ” The lightweight, fast and simple to use image optimization tool allows you to reduce or compress the file size of images without losing the quality of the image. It uses two panels where you can compare image side by side and see the file size reducing. You can compare the original image with the optimized image in real time.
You will be able to control compression, number of colors, metadata settings and much more. Some more features of RIOT includes batch processing, transparency handling options, pan & zoom, flip, rotate, brightness, contrast, supports image file types such as jpg, png, bitmap, psd files etc. You can also input HDR formats and RAW camera images.