I publish a large amount of pictures on my website in a daily news section. Each picture has to be resized, in Fireworks I adjust colour levels ( auto levels ), resize and usually sharpen the image.
Does anybody know of a tool that could automate this task , in particular the resizing ( new width is always the same ) and output contents to a new folder. Ideally what id like to do is be able to run the macro as i explore the folder and select the photos..right clicking to call the script to action .
You can create really powerful actions (scripts) in Adobe Photoshop. From these actions you can batch process entire folders of images. Of course Photoshop is not a cheap application but it is well worth the intial outlay,