ImBatch 3.0 adds Curves tool, image filtering
August 5, 2014 – 07:26 | Comments Off on ImBatch 3.0 adds Curves tool, image filtering
ImBatch 3.0 adds Curves tool, image filtering

High Motion Software has unveiled ImBatch 3.0, an interesting update to its free-for-personal-use image batch processing tool.
The headline addition is the Curves task, a versatile and configurable way to adjust image colours.

Ashampoo Photo Commander 12 released, extends cloud storage support
July 14, 2014 – 11:19 | Comments Off on Ashampoo Photo Commander 12 released, extends cloud storage support
Ashampoo Photo Commander 12 released, extends cloud storage support

Ashampoo has unveiled Ashampoo Photo Commander 12 for Windows, a major update for its comprehensive photo management, editing and sharing tool.
Smarter access to cloud services means the program now offers 1-click copy/ move operations to …

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

New company Icecream Apps debuts its freeware range
July 1, 2014 – 15:09 | Comments Off on New company Icecream Apps debuts its freeware range
New company Icecream Apps debuts its freeware range

Icecream Apps is a new company which recently launched three freeware Windows tools: Media Converter, PDF Split and Merge and Image Resizer. Polished and professional, available in several languages and with Mac versions available “pretty …

Convert images directly from Explorer with SendTo-Convert
July 1, 2014 – 14:59 | Comments Off on Convert images directly from Explorer with SendTo-Convert
Convert images directly from Explorer with SendTo-Convert

Image conversion tools are supposed to save you time, at least in theory, but after you’ve chosen your source files, specified exactly what you’re like to do with them, and set up your destination options, …

Mount up to 16 disc images simultaneously with gBurner Virtual Drive
June 30, 2014 – 12:45 | Comments Off on Mount up to 16 disc images simultaneously with gBurner Virtual Drive
Mount up to 16 disc images simultaneously with gBurner Virtual Drive

One welcome addition to Windows 8 was its ability to mount ISO images. If you need to explore the contents of an ISO, just double-click the file and it opens in a virtual Explorer drive, …

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

Xlideit excels as an image viewer
June 22, 2014 – 06:05 | Comments Off on Xlideit excels as an image viewer
Xlideit excels as an image viewer

It’s tough to make an impact in the crowded Windows image viewer market, and so most newcomers try to impress users with advanced features, like their vast file format support or lengthy list of editing …

Quick review: AOMEI Backupper Standard 2.01
June 20, 2014 – 05:46 | Comments Off on Quick review: AOMEI Backupper Standard 2.01
Quick review: AOMEI Backupper Standard 2.01

When we were first looked at AOMEI Data Backuper in January 2013 it was a capable free image backup tool with some limitations – no scheduler – but a lot of promise. Now at version …

Securely archive your images with WinTrezur
June 12, 2014 – 08:56 | Comments Off on Securely archive your images with WinTrezur
Securely archive your images with WinTrezur

WinTrezur looks at first much like any other image viewer. There’s a folder tree on the left, a set of thumbnails on the right. Double-clicking any image displays it full-screen; pressing Esc returns you to …

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