asp script or component to resize images automatically

Posted on 2006-10-20
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Hi guys,

I am making a photo album which lets users upload their photos through the site, however I need to resize their images to become a thumbnail size and also rename the pictures name as well randomly, is there any free component to to do that?

Question by:huang_ck
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Hi huang,

CrazyBeaver has a free thing to do this that I used in the past, I think its called ImageSizer or ImageResizer, let me find it
Yes, ImageResizer: http://www.crazybeavers.se/products_imagerresizer.asp

I ended up changing to ImageMagick (http://www.imagemagick.org/script/index.php) which you could probably use from an asp page with java (though I changed to a php page now).

Either one of those should do what you need though
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Also, though I'm assuming you want the thumbnail sized pic to save on load time, you can always 'resize' them using the img width/height/etc like
     response.write ("<img src=""" & f.Name & """ width=800><BR>")

I really think you werent referring to that, but I thought I'd throw it out there.
As for renaming the picture randomly, a script should be easy enough to write. If you'd like it in vbscript I can write one up quick for you (please provide an idea for what you want the names to be, unless you truly mean random); for javascript someone else would have to do that for you.
For mine, I used the image resizer and just added _small and _thumb to the filenames to distinguish between sizes

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