How to Easily Batch Resize Images in Photoshop

Nancy Messieh 06-06-2016

When it comes to resizing a large batch of images on your computer, you can download an app 7 Free Apps to Batch Edit, Resize, & Rename Images Some of the most common edits your images will have to go through are simple things such as resize, rename, format conversion, basic color fixes, etc. While you can’t be expected to sit through an... Read More that does that and only that, you can use an online service 10 Free Online Batch Image Tools to Resize, Convert & Optimize You need batch editing tools when you have lots of photos to process and very little time. We introduce you to the best batch resizers, optimizers, or converters available online. Read More , or if you already have Photoshop on your computer, you can easily get the job done.


Photoshop ships with this feature, which is hidden away in the File menu.

Step 1

Go to File > Scripts > Image Processor.


This will open up a dialog where you can choose the photos you want to resize. You can either resize images you already have open, but where this feature really shines is the ability to select a folder which contains all the images you want to resize.

PS2Step 2

You can choose to save the images in the same folder, in which case Photoshop will create a subfolder for those images. Alternatively, you can choose a specific folder where you can save the images.


Step 3

When it comes to the details of the images, you can save them as JPGs, TIFFs, or PSDs, and you can choose the specific width or height. With JPGs you can also select the image quality.

Step 4

Once you’ve got all your settings in place, hit the “Run” button, and sit back and let Photoshop do all the work. If you want, while resizing the images, you can also batch run a Photoshop action on the images.

How do you batch resize your images? Let us know in the comments. 

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  1. Andrew Thorne
    June 8, 2016 at 5:51 am

    PhotoShop Elements also has this feature under File > Process Multiple Files and I use it a lot mainly for converting my RAW files to JPEGs after processing.

  2. Shamim
    June 7, 2016 at 1:35 pm

    Interesting tips, thanks for sharing