Squash: Drop And Compress Your Way To Smaller Image Files In A Flash
Macworld|April 2017

An easy-to-use, drag-and-drop Mac utility that cuts JPEG, PNG, and GIF files down to size with no noticeable loss of quality while saving valuable storage space.

J. R. Bookwalter

When it comes to the web, smaller is always better. If an image-heavy site takes too long to load, visitors will just click over to something else. While there are plenty of software tools for optimizing image files on the Mac, few do it with the simplicity and speed of Squash (go.macworld.com/squash).

CRUSHING IT

Over a year ago, I reviewed a useful Mac utility called JPEGmini (go.macworld.com/jmini), which reduces image files with no discernible loss in image quality. Although limited to JPEG, the software was easy to use and produced impressive results, but at $99, it’s clearly not aimed at casual users.

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