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How to increase the size of an image?

In tis tutorial i will discuss about how to increase the size of an image using photoshop. Photoshop is ever time favorite for designers. Because using photoshop we can do much more editing than any other tools. To increase the size of an image using by photoshop can also avoid any damage or clarity lose.

How to increase image size in photoshop without losing quality

  1. First open image in photoshop by go to File menu -> open
open image in photoshop
Open image in photoshop

2. Next go to menu bar, click Image->Image size or using the short key Alt + Cntrl + I

Image size in photoshop for increase the image size
Image size

3. In image size window, first Lock the constrain aspect ratio

Image size window for changing width and height
Image size window

4. In the resample list box select Bicubic(smooth gradients) from the list.

Bicubic smoother for increase the size of an image in photoshop
Bicubic smoother(enlargement)

5. Finally give width or height to the appropriate box.

If width is changed then automatically height is also changed appropriately. That’s because of the constraint aspect ratio.

6. Next hit Ok for apply the all changes.

How to reduce image file size in photoshop without losing quality

Simply we can reduce the image file size in photoshop by following 2 steps.

Reduce image file size using image size option in photoshop

1.First open an image in photoshop using cntrl+O

2. Select image size option in photoshop by using Cntrl+Alt+I

3. Next change the resolution to 72 PPI(pixels/inch) if it is 300 PPI.

If it is already 72 PPI nothing has to been changed.

Change the resolution from image size
Image size option

Reduce image file size using save for web option in Photoshop

After reducing the resolution now we have the option to reduce file size using by save for web option.

For save for option go to File-> Save for Web

Save for web option in photoshop
Save for option in photoshop

In this window select JPEG option. Next list box we can select different JPEG quality options.

Save for option JPEG option

There are different JPEG options like Low, Medium, High, Very high and maximum. Low is the minimum quality and High is the maximum level of image clarity. The main advantage of using Save for Web is that we can get file size in kb. I prefer to select medium quality because it result good clarity and safe small size.

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Conclusion

In the conclusion part I hope you have definitely find solution for how to increase an Image size using photoshop. Increasing by using Image size option. In Image size window we can manage width, height and resolution. Also don’t forgot to give constraint aspect ratio from there.

Finally we are also looking for how to reduce image file size in photoshop without losing any quality. This is done by using Save for option from photoshop. Save for web option results image size in KB.

I hope this article will definitely find solution for how to increase image size and how to reduce image file size by using photoshop. If it is helpful please comment below.

Thank you!

Freelance web designer and developer from Kerala

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