resize image using Photoshop

How to resize the image in Photoshop

Hello Everyone, Here I come up with another tutorial for resizing of the image in Photoshop. It is very easy to resize any image or photo using Photoshop. Here I am using Photoshop cc 2018.

For resizing, I am using a random photo of Assassin Creed, which I have downloaded from internet. I want to change size of that image and want to make it square. You can change any image with any size. but, that will be more better if you will decrease the size of your image or photo. If you will increase the size from the original image size then there is a chance that your image will get blur.

Steps to resize image in Photoshop

If you want to change image size perspective with height or width then follow these steps. means if you will change height, then width will also changed.

  1. Open image in Photoshop
  2. Go to Image -> Image Size
  3. Change Dimensions
  4. Save it´╗┐

If you want to change only height or width of your image then follow these steps

  1. Open image in Photoshop
  2. Go to Canvas -> Canvas Size
  3. Change Dimensions
  4. Save it

Method 1

1. Open image inside Photoshop

First Open Photoshop. Click on file -> open. Choose your image you want to resize and click on open. You will see that your image is opened inside the Photoshop

2. go to image -> image size

change image size in Photoshop

Now go to image -> image size. one dialog box will appear. You will see, there are so may thing it is showing, like image size, dimensions, width, height, Resolution etc.. In my case width is 1920 and height is 1080 and it is showing in pixels.

change image size in Photoshop

If you want to change pixels to any other format, just click on it and choose anything from drop down.

3. Change dimensions

You will see one clip icon at left side of height and width option. if you want to change your image size perspective with height or width, then make sure it is clicked. here I am changing width from 1920 to 1000. You will see that your image height is also changed automatically. change it and Click OK, Now your image size is different.

4. Save it

Now you need to save your image in .JPG or .PNG format right?. So, For that, go to File and click on Save As… One dialog box will appear. It is showing two options

change image size in Photoshop
  1. File Name
  2. Save as type
change image size using Photoshop

inside file name enter name of your image. Inside Save as type select JPEG or PNG format and click Save.

Method 2

Now what, if I want to change Width only? If you want to change only height or width of your image, and if you change it from image size, your image will starched. As Here I want a square image.

So, for that first open your image inside Photoshop as explained in Method 1. Then,Click on image and go to canvas size.

change image size in Photoshop

If I want square image, then height and width of image must be equal right? so, here I will change my image width to 1080 which is equal to image height.

change image size in Photoshop

After that click OK, one dialog box will appear. inside that click on proceed. You will see that your image size is changed now.

Save your image as explained in Method-1.

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  1. YourFriendPablo - February 8, 2019 at 10:52 am Reply

    Great, I really like it! Youre awesome

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