How to Resize an Image Using Paint in Windows 10


In this article, we will see some steps and screenshots that show the procedure to resize an image in Windows 10.
Microsoft Paint has been the main Microsoft Windows component since the very beginning. Paint has a very efficient resizing tool.
Here’s how to use it
Step 1
Right-click on the image you want to resize or edit and select Open with > Paint.
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Step 2
When you open the image with Paint, in the image toolbar there is an option to resize the image,

Now as we can see, we have the resize option; click on it
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Step 3
In the dialog box, choose the settings that suit you, let’s begin with

The percentage will let you resize your image in a proportional way. We don’t recommend to resize your image below 50% for both Horizontal and vertical.
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Pixels will let you decide the exact number of pixels you want horizontally and vertically. It’s pretty useful if you want to adjust the photo to an exact resolution.
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In both methods, Skew makes you able to control a diagonal stretching/shrinking.

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Make sure you check the Maintain aspect ratio if you want to keep the same ratio length * width.
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Step 4
If you want to replace the original photo with the one you modified, select Save from the File menu.
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Step 5
If you want to save a modified copy while keeping the original one, select Save as from the File menu.
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Step 6
Choose the location you want to save the new photo, rename the file, choose the type of the output photo and finally click Save. 
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By following the above steps, the image can be resized in windows 10.