Review: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10
August 2, 2014 – 09:00 | No Comment
Review: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10

Do you really need separate applications to cover your design needs, whether photo editing, digital art or simple design tasks like producing flyers and scrapbooks? For those who want everything in one package, Xara has …

Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10 adds 100+ effects, 100GB online storage space
July 16, 2014 – 11:35 | Comments Off
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10 adds 100+ effects, 100GB online storage space

Xara Group has announced the release of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10, the latest incarnation of its all-in-one editing, illustration and design tool.
Top of the new features list is the inclusion of Magic Bullet …

Paint.NET 4.0.1 resolves major issues, tweaks performance
July 14, 2014 – 09:34 | Comments Off
Paint.NET 4.0.1 resolves major issues, tweaks performance

dotPDN LLC has released Paint.NET 4.0.1, a minor – but important – update to the recently released Paint.NET 4.0. Version 4.0.1 is primarily a major bug fix release, but does include some performance optimisations too.
Existing …

Paint.NET 4.0 FINAL is here at last, offers major new features, performance improvements
June 25, 2014 – 06:53 | Comments Off
Paint.NET 4.0 FINAL is here at last, offers major new features, performance improvements

It’s been a long wait – nearly six years in fact – but dotPDN LLC has finally unveiled Paint.NET 4.0 FINAL, the first major update to its popular freeware image-editing tool for Windows since version …

Paint.NET 4.0 Beta 4 released, restores Line/Curve tool, improves rendering quality and performance
June 6, 2014 – 09:04 | Comments Off
Paint.NET 4.0 Beta 4 released, restores Line/Curve tool, improves rendering quality and performance

dotPDN LLC has released the fourth beta of Paint.NET 4.0, the latest pre-release of this eagerly anticipated freeware image-editing tool for Windows.
The fourth beta – build 5628 – sees the Line/Curve tool restored, having previously …

IcoFX 2.7 adds three new adjustment tools, enhances crop selection
May 20, 2014 – 10:58 | Comments Off
IcoFX 2.7 adds three new adjustment tools, enhances crop selection

Romanian developer IcoFX Software has released IcoFX 2.7 and IcoFX Portable 2.7, a minor update to its commercial icon-editing tool for Windows.
Version 2.7 adds three new tools to the Adjustment menu, plus refines the existing …

Pinnacle Studio 5 launched on iPhone, updated for iPad
April 17, 2014 – 12:08 | Comments Off
Pinnacle Studio 5 launched on iPhone, updated for iPad

Corel subsidiary Pinnacle System has launched Pinnacle Studio for iPhone 5.0 alongside an updated Pinnacle Studio for iPad 5.0, which has been rebuilt with an iOS 7-themed interface and 64-bit support.
Pinnacle Studio for iPhone contains …

Pixopedia is a quirky but very interesting image editor, paint and drawing tool
March 17, 2014 – 18:49 | Comments Off
Pixopedia is a quirky but very interesting image editor, paint and drawing tool

Pixopedia doesn’t initially look like the most powerful of graphics tools. Small flat buttons present various ugly and cryptic icons; even the more obvious ones don’t behave as you’d expect; and there’s no bundled Help …

Paint.NET 4.0 gets first beta release, adds commit button, choice of colour scheme
February 10, 2014 – 06:29 | Comments Off
Paint.NET 4.0 gets first beta release, adds commit button, choice of colour scheme

Less than two months after unveiling the first alpha, dotPDN LLC has released the first beta of Paint.NET 4.0. Version 4.0 comes with a rebuilt rendering engine, improvements to various tools and a tweaked user …

New Paint.NET 4.0 alpha adds Bezier curve, tweaks status bar
December 24, 2013 – 06:53 | Comments Off
New Paint.NET 4.0 alpha adds Bezier curve, tweaks status bar

Two months after the initial alpha release, dotPDN LLC has released a brand new build of Paint.NET 4.0 Alpha, its free image-editing tool for Windows. Build 5105 of this pre-release software includes a number of …

GIMP 2.8.10 squashes more bugs, now works in OS X Mavericks
December 2, 2013 – 13:13 | Comments Off
GIMP 2.8.10 squashes more bugs, now works in OS X Mavericks

Popular open-source image-editing tool GIMP 2.8.10 FINAL has been released by the GIMP Development Team. The latest version of the cross-platform image editor includes a key fix that restores compatibility in OS X Mavericks, plus …