What Is Image Size?

When going through the metadata of an image file, you may come across information labeled as Image Size. This information should not be confused with the file size. However, the Image Size does play a role when determining the size of a file and space it takes up on a hard drive.

The Image Size consists of the width and height of an image. It can also be understood as the image resolution. Usually, these values are given in pixels and the following format:


In this example for the image size, it tells us the following about the image:

  • The image width is 1024 pixels
  • The image height is 981 pixels