Using Caesium to Compress Photos for Web (Windows 10)
Click this link:
Save somewhere on computer:
Click download to open Installer:
Ignore warning and run installer:
Go threw wizard (agree to everything and leave all options default):
Finish and launch:
Now you are in the program:
Time to compress the files. Click on this button:
Now browse the computer and select files. You can select one or many at once:
When you hit open, the images will show up in the program:
Now select where you would like the compressed pictures to be output.
Select one of three options.
“…” lets you choose a custom location.
“Same folder as input” will put them in the same location as they were imported from.
***THIS OPTION WILL DELETE ORIGINAL COPY'S***
“Remember last folder” will use the folder you selected when last using the program.
In this example we will put the output pictures in a new folder within the original directory called “compressed”.
Click the “…” to start:
Navigate to the directory where the pictures are from:
Right Click → New → Folder. Named “compressed”
Highlight and select folder:
You will see the new folder selected in the program:
Now you are ready to compress! Leave all settings as they default unless you want to experiment:
Now hit the tiny “Compress!” button:
Now it will run and compress all the pictures that are in the list. When complete you will see this message:
You can see how much the photos were reduced in size:
Now if done compressing, close the program. Then navigate to the original directory of the pictures to see your new “compressed” folder:
Now open the compressed version and the original to compare:
That’s all folks! You have compressed your images and they are ready to be used on the web!
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