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Squoosh: Chrome's new tool lets you edit photos inside the browser | Editing and creation

Squoosh is an online app, created by the Google Chrome team, that allows you to edit photos on your computer without having to leave the browser. The tool offers features to compress the original file and other options, such as resizing the image, reducing colors and quickly adjusting the quality of the file.

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When accessing the service, just drag an image into the browser and follow the changes in real time. The preview mode shows how the photo will look after editing is finished. In addition, the tool makes it possible to carry out two compactions at once. Check out the tutorial below on how to use Squoosh.

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Step 1. Access Squoosh and drag an image saved on the computer into the interface. You can also choose the image by accessing the PC file explorer by clicking on "Select an image";

When uploading an image to Squoosh for Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Marvin CostaWhen uploading an image to Squoosh for Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

When uploading an image to Squoosh for Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 2. On the left side of the screen, click on "Original image" and choose a new type of extension for the image you want to compress;

When choosing a new file type to convert images on the Squoosh service to Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Marvin CostaWhen choosing a new file type to convert images on the Squoosh service to Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

When choosing a new file type to convert images on the Squoosh service to Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 3. Click on the "Resize" option to view options to change the image size;

Choosing options to change the dimensions of an image with the Squoosh for Chrome service Photo: Reproduction / Marvin CostaChoosing options to change the dimensions of an image with the Squoosh for Chrome service Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Choosing options to change the dimensions of an image with the Squoosh for Chrome service Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 4. Define the width (Width) and height (Height) of the image. The screen also allows you to define whether the aspect ratio of the original file will be maintained. At the bottom of the window, set the image quality by moving the blue pointer to the left (less quality) or to the right (more quality);

When to resize images with the Squoosh service for Chrome Photo: Reproduction / Marvin CostaWhen to resize images with the Squoosh service for Chrome Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

When to resize images with the Squoosh service for Chrome Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 5. The tool allows you to perform another compression configuration for the file on the right side of the screen. In both editing screens, click on the blue button at the bottom to download the modified image to your computer.

When downloading an image with a changed resolution using the Chrome Squoosh service Photo: Reproduction / Marvin CostaWhen downloading an image with a changed resolution using the Chrome Squoosh service Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

When downloading an image with a changed resolution using the Chrome Squoosh service Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Use the tip to make quick edits to decrease the size of an image file using Chrome.

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