Jun 09

How to Batch Resize in Photoshop – Tutorial

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 21:42 — julie

Sometimes you may need to re-size multiple images at once. For example, you may want to resize 50 images or more at once with same size (resolution). In that case, using batch re-size is highly recommended so that you don’t have to open every single image and re-size one by one.  You will definitely save more than 90% of your time by using batch resize functionality of Photoshop. Follow the steps provided in this tutorial to batch re-size in Photoshop.

Steps to batch re-size in Photoshop

1. First of all open Adobe Photoshop. We are using Adobe Photoshop CS5.5 but this also works on earlier or later versions.

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2. Now we will create action for re-sizing. To do that, open any image where we will record the action. Later same action will be used for batch re-sizing. To open image, click File >> Open and then select the image file and click Open.

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3. Open the Actions panel by clicking Window >> Actions (Alt+F9) from where we can create new or use existing Photoshop Actions.

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4. Next, click on the ‘Create new action’ and give your new Photoshop action name (mybatch or Batch Resize or anything else you want) and click Record. Once you click Record, everything you perform in Photoshop will be recorded under your new Action.

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5. Next, on the menu bar, click Image >> Image Size (Alt+Ctrl+I). Specify any size and click on the OK button. This resize will be used for all the images that we will use in batch resize folder. After you are done re-sizing image, click ‘Stop Recording’ button in the Actions panel located just left to the Record button. This will stop recording otherwise everything you will perform will still be recorded in mybatch Actions.

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6. Next, on the menu bar, click on the File >> Automate >> Batch. With this, we are going to apply batch resize to specific folder.

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7. Next, in the Batch window, under Action drop down menu, select your actions. In my case, it is mybatch. From Source select Folder and click below it. Then select the folder where your the images you want to batch resize are located and click OK. Lastly, click OK. All the images located in the folder will be automatically resized. That completes our how to batch resize in Photoshop tutorial.

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Did you find this Photoshop batch resize tutorial helpful? If so, please leave a comment below. If you ran into any issues or have any questions with this tutorial, please leave a comment below too!

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