Resize YouTube thumbnails for free.

Transform your JPG or PNG images into perfectly sized YouTube thumbnails in seconds.

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Resize YouTube thumbnails for free.

Transform your JPG or PNG images into perfectly sized YouTube thumbnails in seconds.

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File must be JPEG, JPG or PNG and up to 40MB

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How to resize your images for a YouTube thumbnail.

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1. Upload.

Choose a photo to upload to the YouTube thumbnail image resizer.

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2. Resize.

Choose a size template or use the sliders to adjust your image scale.

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3. Continue editing.

Download your resized YouTube thumbnail instantly or keep editing in Adobe Express.

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Meet platform requirements without losing image quality.

Thanks to preset sizes aligned perfectly with YouTube's standards, Adobe Express ensures your thumbnails effortlessly meet platform requirements. Experience seamless resizing that preserves your image quality, guaranteeing crystal-clear clarity without any pixelation or distortion.

Enhance visual impact.

Elevate your thumbnail designs with advanced tools like seamless background removal and dynamic filters. Engage viewers with animated GIFs while ensuring your visuals stand out across digital platforms with creativity and professionalism.

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Fast-track your YouTube success with templates.

Accelerate your content creation by creating your new YouTube thumbnail with a customizable template from Adobe Express. Choose one that suits your industry or niche and personalize it with fonts, text, Adobe Stock design assets, and more.

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Frequently asked questions.

Will I lose image quality while resizing?
Reducing image dimensions typically maintains quality, whereas enlarging them can degrade it. When choosing a preset size for resizing, a warning banner may indicate potential quality changes. Opt for standard menu size options to preserve the original aspect ratio and maximize image quality.
Is it possible to resize JPG images on my phone?
Yes, you can resize and edit JPG images on your phone easily, even without downloading the Adobe Express app.
Does Adobe Express allow resizing of PNG images?
Certainly, our image resizing tool is compatible with both JPG and PNG formats.
Is it possible to resize multiple JPG images simultaneously?
Currently, our image resize tool processes one image at a time. It efficiently resizes your images so you can promptly upload additional ones as needed.
Can I get Adobe Express for free? If so, what’s included?
Yes, Adobe Express has a free plan that includes core features like photo editing tools and effects and thousands of free templates. Learn more about our plans and pricing.