Recently one of my family member ran into trouble when trying to fill an admission form online. As part of this form filling process, we had to upload scanned copies of previous study's merit sheet. We got it scanned but the scans where big in size. One of the scan image was around 2.5 MB. The online form filling site only allowed maximum 900 KB of file size to be uploaded. The way to compress or reduce size of an image is using Microsoft Office Picture Manager. This program / feature is part of Microsoft Office 2010 and prior editions. For some reason this program is been discontinued and is not part of later versions of Office packages. You can download this as part of Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010. As an example I have a minions-party.jpg file which around 1.35 MB on disk. While installing Microsoft SharePoint Designer » Read more