When uploading new images to a product in Magento 2, it is not only decreasing the dimensions of the image, but it's increasing the image file size:
Image Details Before Upload
- Dimensions: 1185 × 1580 px
- File Size: 446 KB
Can anybody explain why this is happening? I accept that some data may be added to the image by Magento, but I don't understand why it has been resized? Is there anywhere this can be changed?
I've now discovered that the image dimensions have been set in
Next is to find the best way to change these values, I found this related post: Magento 2 change max image height and width of image uploader in Admin?
I still don't know why these dimensions have been imposed on users on M2. nor why the file size more than doubles in size!