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How to Convert Images to JPEG format

Its color-range, among other attributes, makes the JPEG format widely used for photographs. Turn your images and other documents into JPEG files by opting for one of these alternatives.


  • Step 1: Search the web Search for a website that offers free web-based file conversion services that don't require downloading software.
  • TIP: Note that changing the file extension may change what you can do with the file in other programs.
  • Step 2: Upload your document Browse your computer to select the image or document you want to convert.
  • Step 3: Select JPG format Choose "jpg," the file extension for the JPEG format, under the list of format options.
  • Step 4: Enter your e-mail Enter your e-mail address to receive the converted file and press Convert.
  • Step 5: Attempt the easy route If you're converting certain BMP or other image files, use a graphics painting or photo-editing program to convert to JPEG forat. Open the BMP file you want to convert in the painting or photo-editing program.
  • TIP: If you can't find any free conversion sites, download free software.
  • Step 6: Save the file as JPEG Re-save the opened file in JPEG format by navigating to the File menu, then Save As, select JPEG for the file type, and press Save.
  • FACT: The JPEG name comes from Joint Photographic Experts Group, the organization that created the format.

You Will Need

  • File conversion website
  • Graphics painting or photo editing program
  • Free software (optional)

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