Pinnacle Studio 5 launched on iPhone, updated for iPad
April 17, 2014 – 12:08 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 …

First Paint.NET 4.0 alpha arrives, offers new features, tweaks and performance improvements
October 14, 2013 – 09:15 | Comments Off
First Paint.NET 4.0 alpha arrives, offers new features, tweaks and performance improvements

It’s nearly here: dotPDN LLC has released the first alpha of Paint.NET 4.0, a major update and rewrite of its popular freeware image-editing tool for Windows. Featuring a rebuilt rendering engine, improvements to various tools …

Free Video Dub trims videos while preserving quality
October 2, 2013 – 10:18 | Comments Off
Free Video Dub trims videos while preserving quality

Most video editors make it easy enough to delete the unwanted sections of a movie. Choose your start and end points, click “Cut” (or something similar), and repeat as required: easy.
The problem comes about when …

ACDSee 17 and ACDSee Pro 7 gain new filters, editing tools and interface improvements
September 30, 2013 – 12:04 | Comments Off
ACDSee 17 and ACDSee Pro 7 gain new filters, editing tools and interface improvements

Seattle-based ACDSee Systems International has released both ACDSee 17.0 and ACDSee Pro 7.0, major new releases of its photo tools for Windows. The new releases come less than 12 months after the last major updates, …

GIMP 2.8.6 offers multiple fixes, improves single-window mode
June 24, 2013 – 11:22 | Comments Off
GIMP 2.8.6 offers multiple fixes, improves single-window mode

Open-source image editor GIMP 2.8.6 FINAL has been released for Windows and Linux. This popular – and powerful – image manipulation tool, which is also available for Mac, is primarily a maintenance release, but does …

Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9 adds photo healing brush, background eraser and other major tools to new release
May 22, 2013 – 07:48 | Comments Off
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9 adds photo healing brush, background eraser and other major tools to new release

Veteran UK developer Xara has released a brand new version of its acclaimed creative design tool, Xara Photo and Graphics Designer 9.1.0. Version 9 concentrates on revamping the package’s photo tools, with the introduction of …

XnView 2.0 debuts new Metro toolbar style
April 9, 2013 – 12:51 | Comments Off
XnView 2.0 debuts new Metro toolbar style

XnSoft has released XnView 2.00, a new version of its freeware multimedia browser, editor and creation tool for Windows. The tool makes it simple to browse, organise and edit images, plus includes a screenshot capture …