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How to Save a Picture As a JPEG Format – Here are The Ultimate Solutions You Should Know

Why do you save a picture as JPEG format? JPEG is a compression digital image format, which means JPEG image will take little space. JPEG typically achieves compression ratio at 10:1 with little loss in quality. So this image format is popular when photographers save the editing result and share online. However, compression means losing image quality. If you do not use an appropriate tool or method, the output will become a lossy image. You will find that some place in the image become blur. Therefore, this article will introduce how to save as JPEG correctly.

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Part 1: How to Save as JPEG on Windows

Windows is a popular operation system. There are many image editors available on Windows. But the built-in image software, Microsoft Paint, has the ability to save as JPEG. You can enjoy this application without installation other software.

Step 1: Launch Paint in the “Start” menu. Navigate to “File” menu on the top menu bar and select “Open” to activate explorer.

Step 2: Located to the folder stored the image and open it. You can use the basic editing features, like crop, rotation, text, and so on.

Step 3: Then open File menu and select “Save as”. Select the “JPEG picture” in the output format list; then the setting box will pop up.

Step 4: You can rename the JPEG output and decide the destination. Click on “Save” button to finish the process of save as JPEG.

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Part 2: How to Convert to JPEG on macOS

What should be the best image editors on Mac? The default image editing software, Preview, has the ability to save other format image as JPEG. So you might not need other tools to help you. When it comes to the details, you can follow the steps below.

Step 1: Press Ctrl and click the image at the same time. Choose the “Open With” and then Preview to load the image in Preview.

Step 2: After editing the image in Preview, like crop, text and adjustment, you can save as JPEG.

Step 3: Located to File menu and select Export and then the settings window will show up.

Step 4: You can customize the destination in Save As. Select JPEG in the drop-down list of Format.

Step 5: Then you can move the slider of “Quality” depending on your requirement. The better the quality, the bigger the image file.

Step 6: The value of “Resolution” will affect the quality of the output as well. After settings, click on “Save” to save the image as JPEG.

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Part 3: How to Export Photos as JPEG online

Of course, if you do not want to install extra program on your computer, you can use the online JPEG converter to save images as JPEG with ease. Most of the online photo converters have the similar process. Just take the Online-Convert as the example here.

Step 1: Visit in your browser. Located to Image converter and select the “Convert to JPG” in the drop-down list.

Step 2: You can upload an image from your computer by clicking “Choose File This” converter also supports to convert the image stored in cloud services, like Google Drive and Dropbox.

Step 3: There are five options in Quality settings. You can choose one depending on your demands. The converter service also provides some settings, like resize, color and enhance.

Step 4: After you tweak the settings for the photos, click on the “Convert” file to complete the process of save as JPEG.

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Part 4: The Best Method to Save Pictures as JPEG

When you need to save photos as JPEG, WidsMob Viewer is always the best choice you can take into consideration. It is more than a great photo viewer to browse photos in different modes, but also enables to batch convert, resize and rename the photos with ease. Moreover, you can have multiple basic editing features within the program.

1. Convert RAW, HEIC, BMP and more other photo format to JPEG/JPG.

2. Provide different photo viewing modes for all kinds of scenarios.

3. Manage the photos, such as crop, flip, rotate, delete and convert the files.

4. Excellent viewing experience with 6x fast speed with a good quality.

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Step 1: Download and install WidsMob Viewer, launch the program on your computer. You can click any photo to open the image as well as the other photos in the same folder.

Step 2: When you find the desired photos you want to convert, right click the photo and choose the “Save as…” option. Choose the “Format” as the JPEG and adjust the “Quality”.

Step 3: After that, you can save picture as the JPEG by clicking the “Save” button. You can also click the “Edit” button and choose the “Batch” > “Batch Convert…” to convert photos as JPEG in batch.

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JPEG is a popular way to store and share photos and images. But not all digital devices could save as JPEG photos. Some smartphones and digital cameras will save the photos as RAW files or other uncompressed image formats. However, these photo files are too large to store or share. So you need to save them as JPEG. Based on the introduction above, you might grasp the way to save images as JPEG, no matter your computer runs Windows or Mac. WidsMob Viewer is a smarter choice, because it could support more photo formats and save them as JPEG in batch.

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Peter Wood
Peter Wood
Peter Wood, a senior editor, focus on photography design and editing software and devices.

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