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 …

Resize and optimise web images with Tiny Beest Image Optimization for Chrome
October 6, 2016 – 09:35 | Comments Off on Resize and optimise web images with Tiny Beest Image Optimization for Chrome
Resize and optimise web images with Tiny Beest Image Optimization for Chrome

Tiny Beest Image Optimization is a free Chrome extension which can resize and optimise web images to reduce their file size.
Once it’s installed, right-clicking an image displays a where you can resize the image to …

How to extract images from just about any file type
October 5, 2016 – 08:55 | Comments Off on How to extract images from just about any file type
How to extract images from just about any file type

Extracting images from documents makes it much easier to reuse them elsewhere, and there’s a lot of freeware around to get the job done.
Which is best for you? That depends on the file formats you …

Zone Photo Studio X ships with layers and cloud storage integration,
October 4, 2016 – 13:12 | Comments Off on Zone Photo Studio X ships with layers and cloud storage integration,
Zone Photo Studio X ships with layers and cloud storage integration,

Zoner Software has shipped Zoner Photo Studio X (aka version 19), the latest edition of its one-stop photo editor.
Top of the “What’s New” list is full Layers support, with all the features and blend modes …

ACDSee Ultimate 10 adds Smart Brushes and GPU support
September 17, 2016 – 03:37 | Comments Off on ACDSee Ultimate 10 adds Smart Brushes and GPU support
ACDSee Ultimate 10 adds Smart Brushes and GPU support

ACD Systems has unveiled ACDSee Ultimate 10 ($149.99), the latest edition of its powerful image editor.
A new Smart Brush enable users to brush on image adjustments simply by painting over the image area.

Find edited and hi-res versions of an image with TinEye
September 12, 2016 – 07:32 | Comments Off on Find edited and hi-res versions of an image with TinEye
Find edited and hi-res versions of an image with TinEye

You’ve found what looks like a great image online, but there’s a problem: it’s so lo-res that it’s almost unusable.
Google’s image search may be able to help. In Chrome, right-click the picture, select Search Google …

JixiPix’s Sprektrel Art is free until August 29th
August 25, 2016 – 13:10 | Comments Off on JixiPix’s Sprektrel Art is free until August 29th
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 | Comments Off on Acronis True Image 2017 adds Facebook backup
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.