Rotating multiple images in Paintshopshop pro

  dotterel 19:13 22 Sep 2003

I have 120 images that I want to turn through ninety degrees clockwise. I cannot find a way of doing this except by opening each one and using the "rotate image" from the toolbar. Does anyone know a way to do them as a batch in this program?

  Megatyte 19:23 22 Sep 2003

I don't think it's possible. You could always turn your monitor on it's side..



  MAJ 19:26 22 Sep 2003

Which operating system are you using, dotterel? I'm using XP Pro and I have the option on right click to rotate as many images as I select in a folder, at once.

  Pesala 19:45 22 Sep 2003

It is a much better program, and free. Jobs like this are a breeze in Irfan View, but a real pain in the butt with full-blown photo-editing programs.

Use the batch conversion, advanced options. Takes about 1 minute I should think, unless they are enormous pictures.

  hssutton 20:05 22 Sep 2003

PSP, is a program that I'm not used to, but I think you can create a "Script" this is called an "action" in Photoshop. full details for creating a "Script" can be found in the help file.
If no one can tell you exactly how this is done, or you cannot work it out from "Help". Post a message to this affect and I will have a go at it later tonight.


  hssutton 21:43 22 Sep 2003

dotterel. As a test I created a "Action" in Photoshop, I found it was taking almost 45 secs per image, doing the rotation manually takes just 15 secs. So I decided it was not worth the effort trying to create a "Script" for PSP.


  MAJ 21:48 22 Sep 2003

As Pesala says, use Irfanview. click here

  dotterel 19:19 24 Sep 2003

Funny you should say that! It does seem to be impossible to do this type of batch conversion in Paintshop pro. And yes - I can rotate my monitor, because I've just got a TFT (Philips) with a pivot facility - it's wonderful. ;o)

hssutton aka Harry
Thanks for trying out the "script" function. I could not find anything similar in Paintshop.

I'm using Win98, but thanks for the suggestion. These photos are to go to someone else's system.

Maj & Pesala
Thanks for suggesting Irfanview. I've downloaded it and it works a treat. Problem solved.

Thanks to everybody who responded.


  Pesala 07:41 25 Sep 2003

Just what I need for reading smileys :) I always found them hard to understand until I learnt that you have to turn your head on its side. :(

If you're new to Irfan View click here to see a few notes I put together about the program. Though it is a tiny program, it has incredible power, way beyond the obvious functions like converting and resizing images.

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