ThumbsUp
ThumbsUp
4.5.3

4.5

ThumbsUp free download for Mac

ThumbsUp4.5.3

14 November 2019

Thumbnail picture generator.

Overview

ThumbsUp lets you create thumbnails for your website in seconds. Drag them to its icon and it converts them in a batch with the previously set options. Of course, ThumbsUp works with all image formats supported by macOS including PDF documents and QuickTime movies. Set desired size, quality, sharpening, and anti-aliasing; scale images by percentage or maximum size.

What's new in ThumbsUp

Version 4.5.3:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.10 or later

This maintenance brings necessary adjustments for macOS Catalina. It also supports App Transport Security and installs itself into the Applications folder if necessary.

Improved
  • ThumbsUp offers to move itself to the Applications folder if desired.
  • ThumbsUp is now 64-bit only.
  • Compatibility to macOS Catalina.
  • Added support for App Transport Security of OS X El Capitan.
  • Enabled hardened runtime and notarized for macOS Catalina.
  • All links to or downloading from the DEVONtechnologies website use secure connections.
  • Help > Contact sends an email via the default email client again.
  • Overall reliability

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How would you rate ThumbsUp app?

22 Reviews of ThumbsUp

5
Annie-Walker
14 November 2019
Version: 4.5.3

Most helpful

Have used this app (since it's inception) and gratefully I may add. Wonderful time saver! I'm so happy that the developer has updated it today! So grateful for his talent! Highly recommended‼️
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5
Annie-Walker
14 November 2019
Version: 4.5.3
Have used this app (since it's inception) and gratefully I may add. Wonderful time saver! I'm so happy that the developer has updated it today! So grateful for his talent! Highly recommended‼️
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4
Uncoy
05 January 2016
Version: 4.5.2
ThumbsUp quality when downsizing jpegs for web without sharpening is just a bit worse than Preview or ResizeMe and significantly worse than PhotoBatcher at the same sizes. Visual comparison here: foliovision.com/2016/01/best-image-resizer Sharpening just makes matters worse. ThumbsUp does match Adobe Photoshop CS6 and JPEGmini both of which are significantly more expensive. On the other hand, the options are simple and the price is right. ThumbsUp is coded by DevonTechnologies so one can be sure the core is rock solid. A big thanks for excellent freeware.
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5
greenleader
18 September 2011
Version: 4.5
Works fine with PDF's.... Great little app thank you!!
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Wfm
25 February 2010
Version: 4.4
This is a handy program however it has it's flaws. When I reduce a JPEG in dimensions it frequently doubles in files size. I can easily fix this using ImageOptim, however it does seem strange that this happens.
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3
Mpascal
04 February 2010
Version: 4.4
This would be a great application except it doesn't handle nested directories (folders/subfolders). Or rather it handles them in an idiotic way. When you drop a directory tree on ThumbsUp instead of asking you if you want to overwrite it or if you want a resized copy somewhere else in your computer it creates a subfolder inside every one of the original subfolders and calls them all "resized". If you want a resized copy of the original directory tree you have to move and rename each one of the "resized" folders. If all your images are in ONE folder without subfolders it works fine. You only have to rename that one folder.
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Herlitz
23 December 2009
Version: 4.4
Excellent, does everything in the right way. I couldn't ask for a better thumbnail/image resizing tool than this.
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Dualist
05 March 2009
Version: 4.4
I have used this for a long time now, and I hate to have to complain about such a great little free app, but it can't seem to do the first page of a PDF file if the file has more than one page. It always does the second page. Very annoying, but otherwise very use-able.
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Brumm
06 November 2008
Version: 4.4
Huh? Tried without success, Terminal/Shell needed? - Are you shure your comment is related to ThumbsUp? - With the utmost probability you've gotta be kidding, but unless: You _don't_ need the Terminal/Shell... ThumbsUp is a standalone app, nothing else needed, maybe you are a bit alienated by its small file size of 704k, but it is a real app. - The programmers of ThumbsUp are high professionals showing huge knowledge not huge apps... they know how to code small, efficient and fast apps, it doesn't need some megabytes of code for such an easy exercise as resizing & sharpening images. Again: ThumbsUp is a _droplet app_, you start it by doubleclicking on it, configure your desired settings and then drop imagefiles on it. It will do its job and after a short while your images are smaller/bigger related to your settings. Just read the "ReadMe.rtf". The one thing that you can't read in the "ReadMe.rtf", is just that ThumbsUp can not only sharpen the previews but the images itself. Alright now?
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Tekl
06 November 2008
Version: 4.4
I tried it, but without success. I'm not very familiar with the Terminal/Shell.
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5
Brumm
30 October 2008
Version: 4.4
This is the best resizer I've found, ThumbsUp can not only create thumbnails or icons for images and movies. ThumbsUp goes far beyond, it's a superfast batch image resizer, a format converter (for example jpg to tiff, etc.) and ThumbsUp can sharpen (!) and antialias (!) the images (not only the thumbs as falsly stated in the manual) and can do all that in one fast step. ...and this FREEware, wonderfull, thank you very much.
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Tekl
25 September 2008
Version: 4.4
Is this App scriptable or can be fired from the unix shell? I would like to use it for folder actions or droplets.
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5
Ian Lueck
07 April 2005
Version: 4.1
A nice drag-n-drop application that does what it advertises. It's saved me oodles of time, instead of copying a pic's image and then pasting it onto the file itself. Only one thing: The newest version has a bug where if you distort the image in Preview (e.g. rotating left/right) and it already has a ThumbsUp thumbnail, it won't generate a new one if you drag it onto the application. You then have to do the copy/paste thing I mentioned earlier for thumbnail changes to be seen. Otherwise, a good app.
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4.25
Anonymous
11 March 2005
Version: 4.1
This is one of several god apps to do this - but it lacks the same feature all the other ones lack - the ability to recognize and skip layered photoshop files! This is a cool app and I dont want to bash it, but Just like every other one of these, it replaces the previews of layered photoshop files with white background and the "this is a layered file" text. I would like the ability to just ignore .psd files (which usually already have previews (because why not save one with the image when you are already saving in an largely-uncompressed file format that you're not going to put on the web or anything). That way you cold drop a whole folder onto the app without the worry of erasing useful previews of layered photoshop files. Thanks.
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4.75
Anonymous
22 January 2005
Version: 4.0.1
This program is great. It's unobtrusive and fast. I use to to generate thumb images for my image gallery all the time, and it does the job wonderfully.
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4.75
Alicia
05 November 2004
Version: 4.0.1
Wow, this is amazingly awesome. It's so easy and cool, just drag and drop. I won't need another thumbnailer ever.
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4.75
Anonymous
09 October 2004
Version: 4.0
Excellent little application, works fast and efficiently. Good interface.
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4.75
Anonymous
13 September 2004
Version: 4.0
Works great. Would be nice to know when it's finished working. Otherwise - excellent.
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4.5
Anonymous
10 December 2003
Version: 3.2
Does exactly what I want with no fuss. Great little program!
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4.5
Anonymous
19 November 2003
Version: 3.2
Would be great if option available to add nothing to file name (ie no prefix or suffix) and just replace file...
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4.75
Anonymous
22 July 2003
Version: 3.1
Brilliant product. Far quicker than the rest. Fixed extension in this version makes a bit difference.
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4.75
Anonymous
04 July 2003
Version: 3.1
Very fine! Just needs a progress bar.
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4.75
Anonymous
08 June 2003
Version: 3.0
Excellent idea and implementation...thanks! Would be great if the image's icon could be added, instead of a generic icon.
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Free

4.5

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later

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