Welcome to another guide by AskCaty. Converting photos into other file formats is required in any type of operations to proceed whether for sharing purpose or for editing. But to convert photos into other file formats, people usually install third-party tools to convert their photos or some people use online photo converting sites for converting photos into other formats. What if you don’t have to install any other app or to browse any site for converting your photos into other formats? Let’s check out
How to Batch Convert Images on Mac OS X
Well, most of the people don’t know that they can actually convert their photos into other formats on Mac OS X without installing any third party app or using any online converter. There is a built-in app known as ‘ Preview app’, this app is something more than for viewing pictures. You can convert photos into other file formats without any loss in picture quality.
We’ll go through some simple steps to know How to Batch Convert Images on Mac OS X using Preview app.
First thing you have to do is to go to the Finder app, select a single picture or multiple pictures by using (Command + A), then double click on selected photos to open them in Preview app.
(If preview app is not on default for opening pictures, you can open photos by clicking right on selected files and click on open with Preview app)
After opening image file you want to convert, click on ‘File’ from the top menu bar and from menu drop-down list select ‘Export’ option.
Clicking on the export option will take you to the export page with some options. There you can rename the file in Export As text bar and you can choose any destination folder you want to save your image file in. Down there you will see a format label next to drop-down format option. Click on that drop-down to select any format.
Choose any format you want to convert your image file in by selecting any format from the drop-down list. After the selection format, you will get some options depending upon the format you have chosen. You can edit quality for JPEG, you can add password protection for PDF format and many other options.
The last step is to click on the Save button to apply that changes you have made to that particular photo.
Congratulations, you have successfully managed to convert your photo into any format you wanted to convert. I hope this guide will help you in converting your images into any other file formats.
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