You can re-size your images using Microsoft Paint or any photo editor software. The ideal file size for a listing image is a landscape style photo 500 pixels wide by 300 pixels tall.

  • Open the Paint program

    • From the Task Bar click: Start > Programs > Accessories > Paint.
  • Open your image

    • Select: File > Open – Choose your image.
  • From the Paint menu select Image > Stretch/Skew
  • In the “Stretch” section change the Horizontal and Vertical percentages. Depending on the size of the image, you can change the value to any percentage that will reduce the image to about 400 pixels wide.
  • Save your new image

    • From the Paint menu select File > Save As
    • Save as type JPEG (.jpg)
  • Give your file a new name so you do not overwrite the original file.

You can easily rotate a sideways image using Microsoft Paint.

  • Open the Paint program

    • From the Task Bar click: Start > Programs > Accessories > Paint.
  • Open your image

    • Select: File > Open – Select your image.
  • Select: Image > Flip and Rotate
  • Select Rotate by Angle

    • Choose the angle (usually 90 degrees works)
  • Click OK
  • If the image still requires rotating, repeat the process until it is correct.
  • When finished, click: File > Save. Save the image as a JPEG (.jpg) if possible.
  • You can now upload your new image to your site.