AOMEI Backupper Standard 4.0 adds real-time file sync, supports backup to cloud
December 16, 2016 – 06:06 | Comments Off on AOMEI Backupper Standard 4.0 adds real-time file sync, supports backup to cloud
AOMEI Backupper Standard 4.0 adds real-time file sync, supports backup to cloud

AOMEI has released AOMEI Backupper Standard 4.0, the second major update of its freeware Windows backup, imaging and cloning tool in 2016.
Version 4.0 adds an additional arrow to the tool’s bow – the ability to …

Automatically optimise your photos with AutoHDR
December 10, 2016 – 09:54 | Comments Off on Automatically optimise your photos with AutoHDR
Automatically optimise your photos with AutoHDR

Top photo editors will often have “auto-fix” tools to optimise colours, lighting, sharpness and more, all with a single click. But they’re often short on configuration options, and some editors may not have any automatic …

Access Ext2, HFS and other file systems with DiskInternals Linux Reader
December 10, 2016 – 08:13 | Comments Off on Access Ext2, HFS and other file systems with DiskInternals Linux Reader
Access Ext2, HFS and other file systems with DiskInternals Linux Reader

DiskInternals Linux Reader is a freeware Windows application for browsing drives using Linux, Apple and other file systems.
The program enables reading (but not writing) drives using Ext2/3/4, ReiserFS, Reiser4, HFS, HFS+, FAT, exFAT, NTFS, ReFS …

Style offers Prisma-like photo styling for the desktop
December 8, 2016 – 11:00 | Comments Off on Style offers Prisma-like photo styling for the desktop
Style offers Prisma-like photo styling for the desktop

Desktop image editors have been offering effects like “Oil Painting” and “Pencil Sketch” for years, without anyone paying much attention, but the rise of the smartphone has created a whole new market for these photo-transforming …

Get 10 free Photoshop plugins with Auto FX Free
December 7, 2016 – 06:45 | Comments Off on Get 10 free Photoshop plugins with Auto FX Free
Get 10 free Photoshop plugins with Auto FX Free

Auto FX Free is a free collection of 10 free Photoshop plugins which can also be used stand-alone.
The effects include Focal Zoom, Light Brush, Lighten and Sharpen, Mood Lighting, Soften Details, Vitality, Dreamy Photo, Mosaic, …

Dimensions 2 Folders organises images by height, width, more
December 1, 2016 – 09:03 | Comments Off on Dimensions 2 Folders organises images by height, width, more
Dimensions 2 Folders organises images by height, width, more

If you’re working on a document or design template then you’ll often need images of a specific resolution or aspect ratio, but finding matching pictures on your own system might take a little work.
One option …

AllDup 4.0 finds visually similar images
October 31, 2016 – 07:12 | Comments Off on AllDup 4.0 finds visually similar images
AllDup 4.0 finds visually similar images

Freeware duplicate file finder AllDup has hit version 4.0 with some major additions and updates.
The program can now detect visually similar pictures in the image formats BMP, JPG, GIF, PNG and TIF, even if they’ve …

jpeg-recompress cuts image file sizes by 50%-80%
October 27, 2016 – 06:40 | Comments Off on jpeg-recompress cuts image file sizes by 50%-80%
jpeg-recompress cuts image file sizes by 50%-80%

Jpeg-recompress is an unusual open-source tool which can cut JPEG file sizes by 50% or more.
The program works by intelligently selecting the lowest possible quality setting for your JPEG, which also has the minimum effect …

Photo-to-painting converter FotoSketcher gets a test Android release
October 20, 2016 – 06:19 | Comments Off on Photo-to-painting converter FotoSketcher gets a test Android release
Photo-to-painting converter FotoSketcher gets a test Android release

The popular PC “photo-to-painting” converter FotoSketcher is now available on Android in a very basic, advanced-user-only test release.
This alpha app is only available as a stand-alone .apk file, and if you manage to install it …

ImBatch 5.10 now creates animated GIFs
October 13, 2016 – 15:34 | Comments Off on ImBatch 5.10 now creates animated GIFs
ImBatch 5.10 now creates animated GIFs

Versatile image batch processor ImBatch has been updated to 5.10 with a simple “Save to animated GIF” task. The current image list acts as your frames, and you can set one delay to cover all …

Cut PNG file sizes by 50% with S-Ultra PNG Compressor
October 9, 2016 – 07:27 | Comments Off on Cut PNG file sizes by 50% with S-Ultra PNG Compressor
Cut PNG file sizes by 50% with S-Ultra PNG Compressor

S-Ultra PNG Compressor is a $14.95 Windows application for lossless compression of PNG files.
The program’s interface won’t win any design awards. It’s all very basic: click an “Add” button to select your files, check a …