IrfanView is a powerful little program and it's free.
It can be downloaded here: IrfanView
If you are resizing images
for the Web, make them as small in file size as possible, without compromizing
visual quality. There are
several ways to reduce the file size that won't be covered in this tutorial,
however; these instructions will provide a good starting point to create
usable pictures for your projects and for the Web.
A good rule of thumb for Web images is to try to keep file sizes
under 30kb for a larger image
times. This figure is flexible, but is a good rule to keep in mind.
images should also be kept as small as possible in file size when you
are using several images on a single page. The total in file size
all images will effect the loading time.
1. Open Image in IrfanView
a. Click and drag your cursor diagonally to select the portion
of the photo you want to keep