Feeling your photo doesn’t have the right size? You may be wondering how to change the size of your image on your Window computer. In fact, adjusting the size of an image is very easy, and you can do it for free. Just follow the instructions below, and you’ll be able to do this with just a few clicks.

Try these methods

  1. Use Adobe Spark (recommended & free)
  2. Use built-in apps (free but limited)

To resize your image file with Adobe Spark

Adobe Spark is an integrated web and mobile solution that enables you to create and share your visual story from any device. And of course, you can resize the image with Spark quickly and easily!

You can use Spark from your favorite desktop broswer on both Windows and Mac machines, as well as on Chromebooks. If you’d like to use Spark on your iOS devices, you just need to download it in AppStore.

You can follow the instructions below to customize the image size with Spark:

  1. Visit the official site of Adobe Spark with your desktop browser.
  2. Click Start now for free.
  3. Spark allows you to set a custom size in width and height, and it also provides you with various templates like POPULAR, SOCLIAL POST, PRINT, SOCIAL PROFILE, and STANDARD. Here I’d like to set a custom size and click Next.


  4. Click Upload to upload the image you need to resize.
  5. Click Next when your image is uploaded to Spark.
  6. Select the text box and click the trash icon to remove the text.
  7. Click RESIZE.
  8. Set a custom size or apply different templates to your image to preview the effect.
  9. Click Download on the upper-right corner, select the file type of your resized image and click Start download to save the resized image to your local device. If you’d like to share it, just click the Share button.

Now this image has been resized.


Alternative methods

Paint (For Windows users)

There’s a free tool on your Windows computer you can use to resize your image:

  1. On your computer, go to where the image you want to resize is stored.
  2. Right click your image, then select Edit.
  3. Click Resize.
  4. Set the percentage or how many pixels you want to resize your image by. Then click OK.
  5. Click the Save button to save the resized image.

Now this image has been resized.


Preview (for macOS users)

If you’re on a Mac computer, there is also a free way for you to resize images:

  1. On your Mac, open the Photos app.
  2. Right click the image you want to resize, then select Edit with > Preview.
  3. Click the Show Markup Toolbar button.
  4. Click the Adjust Size icon.
  5. Select the width and height you want to change your image to, then click OK.

Now this image has been resized.


Hopefully the instructions above helped you resize your image. If you have any questions or suggestions, you’re more than welcome to leave us a comment below.

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