Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com
Tutorial : Resize an image with Gimp
Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com
Download The Gimp (GNU Program)
• http://www.gimp.org/downloads/
• And chose the most suitabl...
Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com
Create a frame
• File > New
• Fill the size
Ex 105*56 px
• Select “transparency”
• Click “ok”
Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com
Adding layers
• Drag and drop your image into the frame (or file >
open as layers)
-> Your im...
Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com
Select Scale tool
• Select the tool into the
toolbox
• If the tool box is not
displayed,
- Ct...
Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com
Resize to the right scale
• Clic on the left high corner and hold Ctrl
• Otherwise the layer ...
Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com
Repositioning the layer
• Click on the alignment tool
• Click on the layer to select it
• On ...
Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com
Result ?
Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com
Save as…. Export as
• When it’s done click on File > Export
• Choose a proper name (your SEO ...
Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com
Tips
• If you want to resize an another image with this
configuration, click right on the lay...
Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com
Nicolas BYKOFF
@notoriousbykoff
Search Specialist for @SanomaNL
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Tutorial : Resize an image with the Gimp 2.8

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I've made this tutorial because too much people upload to much big images on their site, and because most of them can do it with Photoshop but not the Gimp.
So you will find in this tutorial how to resize an image with the Gimp, a free design software (GNU)

Please let me konw if you liked it ?

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  1. 1. Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com Tutorial : Resize an image with Gimp
  2. 2. Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com Download The Gimp (GNU Program) • http://www.gimp.org/downloads/ • And chose the most suitable version to download
  3. 3. Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com Create a frame • File > New • Fill the size Ex 105*56 px • Select “transparency” • Click “ok”
  4. 4. Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com Adding layers • Drag and drop your image into the frame (or file > open as layers) -> Your image is too big ! • Unzoom with Ctrl + mouse scroll
  5. 5. Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com Select Scale tool • Select the tool into the toolbox • If the tool box is not displayed, - Ctrl + B - Or Windows > Toolbox
  6. 6. Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com Resize to the right scale • Clic on the left high corner and hold Ctrl • Otherwise the layer won’t be proportionate • Reduce it until you have the right size • Use the window
  7. 7. Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com Repositioning the layer • Click on the alignment tool • Click on the layer to select it • On the tool box click on this two icons
  8. 8. Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com Result ?
  9. 9. Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com Save as…. Export as • When it’s done click on File > Export • Choose a proper name (your SEO will be grateful ;-)) • Pick a right format • PNG is good because of transparent background • Click on export • On the next window let ticked what is ticked • Reduce the compression level to 7 • Click on export
  10. 10. Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com Tips • If you want to resize an another image with this configuration, click right on the layer and delete him before. • You are more used to Photoshop, download themes, plugins here : http://gimpstuff.org
  11. 11. Nicolas BYKOFF – LateSEO.com Nicolas BYKOFF @notoriousbykoff Search Specialist for @SanomaNL

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