Image optomisation for upload

I am planing a round the world yacht cruise and will be in some very remote places and want to post a blog for my family and friends to keep up with us. As a result I need off line blogging software (RW - tick).

However in trying the software I have an issue with images. Is there a plugin that will optimise images on the fly so that I do not need to re-size them before dropping them into RW? My camera produces images that are natively up to 14mb each and I want to just drop them into the pages and for the software to handle the resolution.

I want my uploads to be the absolute minimum sizes possible.

If you use a mac ?

I have Photoshop and “Mass Image re-sizer”, but I won’t know the optimal size until I have positioned the image in the page. I am looking for a plug in the will optimise the images when you hit “publish”.

To my knowledge, there isn’t one. It’s a manual process to crop, resize and optimize images.

After resizing use also “Squash” from
Squashes really some bits and bytes out of the pics.

You could also just use the Gallery Stack from InStacks and create a shared folder in Photos (Mac, iPhone etc.) to upload to iCloud and share it on your page that way…?

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“but I won’t know the optimal size until I have positioned the image in the page”
Decide/design a Blog template with a fixed photo size, use a program that can batch edit your photos to that size, and you are (virtually) finished.
If you haven’t looked at Poster stack, it might give you some ideas?

I think that is the only solution if no-one has made an optimiser.

I can’t use iCloud as suggested by Basswow as I will be using a sat phone data contract for much of the time. Data is charged by the minute.

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