JPEG Compressor

This free online JPEG compressor converts your lossless PNGs or high quality JPEGs into lossy JPEGs with the smallest filesize possible.

  • State-Of-The-Art JPEG compression algorithm
  • Separated settings for luminance and chrominance
  • Color subsampling settings
  • Selective Blur preprocessing
  • Metadata (EXIF, IPTC & ICC) Removal
  • Clean color space conversion from CMYK
  • Converts to standard color profile sRGB-IEC61966-2.1
  • Lossless auto-rotation based on EXIF meta data
  • Alpha channel support
  • Selective quality support
  • Fuzzy whitespace trimming
  • Selection of quantization tables
  • Cropping to 8 pixel grid

The big image compression tool comparison

There are a lot of articles about online image compression tools in the net, most of them are very superficial. Usually they end with a simple: "It generates smaller pictures, so it's got to be better."

Learn why such statements are most of the time meaningless, understand the technical background, and find out which tool you should use as of today.

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Upload possibilities

  1. Select a file For best results use high quality source material that hasn't been compressed before.
  2. Drag & Drop
    Drag your image file onto this website.You can do this anytime.
  3. Paste image URL
    Paste an image URL from your clipboard into this website. You can do this also on the image processing page.
  4. Paste Base64 Data URI
    Paste a Base64 Data URI from your clipboard into this website. You can do this also on the image processing page.
  5. Paste image data
    Paste an image from your clipboard into this website. You can do this also on the image processing page.
  6. Use this Photoshop JSX-Script
    Use the script to send an image from Photoshop to compress-or-die.
    Copy it to the Photoshop Scripts folder. Overwrite what’s there if you’re asked.
    Windows: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop CS[?]\Presets\Scripts
    Mac OS X: Applications/Photoshop CS[?]/Presets/Scripts
    Restart Photoshop.
Allowed file formats: JPEG, PNG, GIF, SVG (max. 16 MiB)

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Christoph Erdmann
Christoph Erdmann
McSodbrenner
 2019-08-23
 Bielefeld, Germany

My first article on smashingmagazine.com. I am a little bit proud. 😊 Many thanks to the great @smashingmag team. twitter.com/smashingmag/st…

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