Media file manager Konvertor FM goes freeware
April 12, 2015 – 15:14 | No Comment
Media file manager Konvertor FM goes freeware

Logipole has announced that its Windows 7+ media file manager Konvertor FM is now freeware.
There are so many media managers around that you might be wondering why you should care, but this one is a …

Copy the contents of image/ text files to the clipboard with Copy Contents
April 2, 2015 – 10:54 | No Comment
Copy the contents of image/ text files to the clipboard with Copy Contents

You’re browsing Explorer and find an image you’d like to paste into another program. You could right-click it, select Copy, but that won’t work: Explorer copies the location of the file to the clipboard, not …

Backup, clone or reformat USB keys with ImageUSB
March 31, 2015 – 08:23 | No Comment
Backup, clone or reformat USB keys with ImageUSB

ImageUSB is a free Windows application for creating and writing images of USB drives. It sounds much like many other free tools, but wait – this one is much better than you might expect.
The program …

Office Image Extraction Wizard goes open source
March 30, 2015 – 07:46 | No Comment
Office Image Extraction Wizard goes open source

RL Vision has announced that its Office Image Extraction Wizard is now open source.
The Windows application is a simple but effective tool for extracting images from Office and many other document types. Although, notably, not …

PhotoDemon 6.6 brings RAW support, more selection tools
March 25, 2015 – 08:36 | No Comment
PhotoDemon 6.6 brings RAW support, more selection tools

Tanner Helland has announced the release of PhotoDemon 6.6, his open source photo editor for Windows.
The lengthy list of major new features starts with powerful Magic Wand, Polygon and Lasso selection tools.

Fix corrupt photos with JPEG Repair Shop
March 24, 2015 – 10:44 | No Comment
Fix corrupt photos with JPEG Repair Shop

Maybe a download failed, an archive was damaged, a CD just got too old – it doesn’t really matter. All you know is that one of your most important JPEGs has been corrupted, and there’s …

Work with images from Explorer with XnShell
February 15, 2015 – 04:42 | Comments Off
Work with images from Explorer with XnShell

XnShell is a handy Explorer shell extension which makes it easier to view, process and generally work with images.
The program allows you to preview any picture, in just about any format, directly from its right-click …

List image aspect ratios with Arti
February 10, 2015 – 09:15 | Comments Off
List image aspect ratios with Arti

If you need to find images which fit into some predefined web or document layout, you’ll probably need to consider their aspect ratio. But that might require some manual calculations, especially if your pictures aren’t …

Build web galleries, slideshows with Arclab Thumb Studio
January 16, 2015 – 04:52 | Comments Off
Build web galleries, slideshows with Arclab Thumb Studio

If you’d like to share a set of images then you could email them to a few recipients, maybe upload them to Facebook or Twitter.
But if you need more professional results then you might be …

Paint.NET 4.0.5 FINAL squashes major bugs, builds on recent 4.0.4 release
December 8, 2014 – 07:42 | Comments Off
Paint.NET 4.0.5 FINAL squashes major bugs, builds on recent 4.0.4 release

dotPDN LLC has released Paint.NET 4.0.5 FINAL, a minor update that follows swiftly on the heels of a more significant update at the end of last month.
Version 4.0.4 introduced one major new feature and promised …

Vintager 2014 lets you transform digital snaps into photos of yesteryear
November 21, 2014 – 12:49 | Comments Off
Vintager 2014 lets you transform digital snaps into photos of yesteryear

There’s something to be said for the way old printed photos age over time, as they turn yellow or sepia, colouring our own perception of the past. With the rise of digital, of course, all …