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Lifehacker Tutorial On Removing Personal Information From Photos

Lifehacker Tutorial On Removing Personal Information From Photos

Mac OS X

Mac users will have to download some extra software to get the job done. The easiest tool is an app called SmallImage. Click here to go to the project’s home page and download the file (Snow Leopard users should note the red text at the bottom of the page; you’ll need a newer version of the app).

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Open up the app and drag the photos you want to clean into its window. Uncheck the “Recompress at quality” box, since we want to keep the photos high quality. Then, just hit “Process” and you’ll see copies of all the photos show up in their folder. If you want to replace the original photos instead of creating copies, you can just uncheck the “Add Suffix” box (as shown in the above photo), and it will just replace the original photos with clean ones.


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