JixiPix’s Sprektrel Art is free until August 29th
August 25, 2016 – 13:10 | No Comment
JixiPix’s Sprektrel Art is free until August 29th

Spektrel Art is a smart Windows and Mac app/ Photoshop plugin which transforms images into digital works of art — and it’s available for free until August 29th.
What does it do? The developer attempts to …

Acronis True Image 2017 adds Facebook backup
August 23, 2016 – 05:34 | No Comment
Acronis True Image 2017 adds Facebook backup

Acronis True Image 2017 has shipped with some welcome additions and enhancements.
Incremental Facebook backup automatically archives your Facebook photos, videos, contacts, comments, and likes.

ImBatch 5.0 adds multithreading for 400% speed increase
August 19, 2016 – 06:33 | No Comment
ImBatch 5.0 adds multithreading for 400% speed increase

High Motion Software has updated its powerhouse image processor ImBatch with multithreading support for even greater performance.
The new feature is only available in the $29.95 licensed edition, but is it worth the money? We took …

Corel PaintShop Pro X9 adds project templates, interactive gradients
August 17, 2016 – 09:30 | No Comment
Corel PaintShop Pro X9 adds project templates, interactive gradients

Corel has shipped Corel PaintShop Pro X9, the latest edition of its veteran image editor.
New features include Project Templates, prebuilt desktop publishing-type layouts to help you create greetings cards, brochures, photo collages and more.

SavePictureAs saves web images with a keypress
August 3, 2016 – 14:15 | No Comment
SavePictureAs saves web images with a keypress

If you’re looking for an easier way to save images from web pages then you’ll probably start by looking for a browser extension, but there may be a better way.
The open-source SavePictureAs has been speeding …

AOMEI Backupper Standard 3.5 adds event-driven backups, improves network support
July 14, 2016 – 08:26 | No Comment
AOMEI Backupper Standard 3.5 adds event-driven backups, improves network support

AOMEI has released AOMEI Backupper Standard 3.5, a major new version of its freeware Windows backup, imaging and cloning tool.
Version 3.5 introduces event-triggered scheduling of backups, support for mapped network drives as backup destinations and …

O&O DiskImage Professional 11 unveils complete redesign, new command-line tool
July 6, 2016 – 09:24 | No Comment
O&O DiskImage Professional 11 unveils complete redesign, new command-line tool

O&O Software GMBH has unveiled O&O DiskImage Professional 11 64-bit, major new version of its disk-imaging tool for Windows PCs. Also available for 32-bit versions of Windows, the new release unveils a major facelift, giving …

LightZone: still a great image editor
July 5, 2016 – 06:41 | No Comment
LightZone: still a great image editor

If you’re looking for a free image editor then you’ll probably start with the big names, the latest updates, whatever’s made the headlines recently.
But there’s also a whole world of mature software out there which …

Straighten text in scanned documents with Deskew
July 4, 2016 – 02:39 | No Comment
Straighten text in scanned documents with Deskew

Deskew is an open source package which can detect skewed text in scanned text documents, and output a straightened version.
It’s a command line tool, which is, well, inconvenient, but don’t let that put you off …

Acronis True Image 2017 beta unveiled
June 17, 2016 – 04:38 | Comments Off on Acronis True Image 2017 beta unveiled
Acronis True Image 2017 beta unveiled

Acronis International has released the first public beta of Acronis True Image 2017, its popular backup and file sync suite.
The new edition adds support for wirelessly backing up iOS and Android devices to your desktop.

Batch image processor ImBatch 4.90 gets new transparency tools
June 13, 2016 – 06:59 | Comments Off on Batch image processor ImBatch 4.90 gets new transparency tools
Batch image processor ImBatch 4.90 gets new transparency tools

Powerful batch image processor ImBatch has reached version 4.90 with the addition of some handy transparency tools.
A new Stroke feature outlines your image with transparency, using a customisable width and colour.