If you’re looking for a faster solution to resize images, the PowerToys app for Windows 10 ships with a “Resize pictures” feature that makes it easy for anyone to bulk resize images within File Explorer without the need to even open the file. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to use the PowerToys image resizer feature to change the size of one or multiple images on Windows 10.

How to resize images using PowerToys in File Explorer

The process to resize images is straightforward, but you need to install PowerToys before the option is available in the context menu of File Explorer. 

Install PowerToys

To install PowerToys for Windows 10, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, PowerToys will install on your device enabling the PowerRename feature. PowerToys installation

Resize images

To bulk resize images on Windows 10, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, the files you selected will change to the name you specified. PowerToys resize pictures option Resize image in File Explorer options

Customize settings

The image resizer feature also allows you to customize many settings, including the default size, encoding settings, and output filename. To customize the PowerToys “Resize Pictures” feature, use these steps: After you complete the steps, the new configurations will be available the next time you resize an image. PowerToys resize pictures option Image Resizer settings option Image sizes options Fallback encoder option Image Resizer filename settings All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.