Save space by optimizing your images

runs on Mac
screenshot of ImageOptim

How much space do digital images take up on your system? All those multi-megapixel photos and all your other pictures probably grab more of your hard drive than you'd prefer them to have. Maybe it's time to put those graphics files on a diet.

ImageOptim is an image optimization tool for your Mac. Basically it's a nice GUI front-end to a bunch of tried and true terminal apps that help you squish your image files into something more compact. This tool will compress your pictures by getting rid of unneeded color profiles, extra meta information, and just generally tidy things up. Its drag and drop interface makes it easy to optimize a file or a folder, and it also can be used in a terminal window, letting you add its functionality into shell scripts. It works with GIF, JPG, and PNG files.

ImageOptim is a Mac application. It runs under OS X version 10.5.8 and later. They've also got an older version that will run on your Tiger (10.4) system.

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