IcoFX 2.0 released, loses freeware tag
September 8, 2011 – 06:22 | Comments Off on IcoFX 2.0 released, loses freeware tag
IcoFX 2.0 released, loses freeware tag

For the past few years, IcoFX has lain apparently dormant, despite noises from the developer that a new version was in development. This powerful icon editor has suddenly resurfaced, however, with a major new version …

O&O DiskImage 6 released, adds file backup to drive-imaging tools
September 6, 2011 – 16:47 | Comments Off on O&O DiskImage 6 released, adds file backup to drive-imaging tools
O&O DiskImage 6 released, adds file backup to drive-imaging tools

German developer O&O Software has announced the immediate release of O&O DiskImage 6, its drive backup tool. DiskImage 6, which is also available as a separate 64-bit build, allows users to take exact byte-for-byte images …

Review: Acronis True Image Home 2012
August 30, 2011 – 13:17 | Comments Off on Review: Acronis True Image Home 2012
Review: Acronis True Image Home 2012

Most backup programs specialise in a particular form of data protection: file-based backups, continuous data protection, online backups, whatever it might be.
Acronis True Image Home 2012, though, takes a different approach, cramming just about every …

Acronis True Image Home 2012 adds file sync, online backup
August 23, 2011 – 17:13 | Comments Off on Acronis True Image Home 2012 adds file sync, online backup
Acronis True Image Home 2012 adds file sync, online backup

Acronis True Image has always been one of the more feature-packed of backup tools, with the ability to copy your emails, selected files, individual partitions, complete drives and more.
Acronis True Image Home 2012 extends its …

Quickly and easily resize your images with Freesizer 1.0
July 12, 2011 – 15:21 | Comments Off on Quickly and easily resize your images with Freesizer 1.0
Quickly and easily resize your images with Freesizer 1.0

One downside of the ever-increasing resolution of digital cameras – as well as mobile phones – is that they produce massive images. They’re great for printing or production environments, but not so useful if you …

ActiveImage Protector Personal Edition delivers no-compromise backup performance – for free
July 12, 2011 – 15:16 | Comments Off on ActiveImage Protector Personal Edition delivers no-compromise backup performance – for free
ActiveImage Protector Personal Edition delivers no-compromise backup performance – for free

When you’re next looking for a backup program then you could try to save money by opting for the free version of a commercial tool – but that’s often a mistake. Many have key functions …

Review: CyberLink PhotoDirector 2011
June 30, 2011 – 10:16 | Comments Off on Review: CyberLink PhotoDirector 2011
Review: CyberLink PhotoDirector 2011

CyberLink has many years experience with video, but none at all with photo editing, and so you might have expected the company’s first digital imaging product to be a little on the basic side.
But you’d …

CyberLink PhotoDirector 2011 launched, targets high-end photo editing market
June 22, 2011 – 08:38 | Comments Off on CyberLink PhotoDirector 2011 launched, targets high-end photo editing market
CyberLink PhotoDirector 2011 launched, targets high-end photo editing market

Cyberlink has unveiled the final release of PhotoDirector 2011, a photo-editing tool aimed at photo enthusiasts and semi-professional users. It takes a workflow-based approach to organising and editing images, steering the user through the process …

Quickly locate similar images using the powerful Google Search by Image extension
June 16, 2011 – 07:41 | Comments Off on Quickly locate similar images using the powerful Google Search by Image extension
Quickly locate similar images using the powerful Google Search by Image extension

Google has rolled out its new “Search by image” function that allows users to search the web using an actual image or photo as the basis of the search. The service is available at http://images.google.com …

Test CyberLink PhotoDirector 2011 beta, offer feedback, get the final version for free
June 1, 2011 – 08:50 | Comments Off on Test CyberLink PhotoDirector 2011 beta, offer feedback, get the final version for free
Test CyberLink PhotoDirector 2011 beta, offer feedback, get the final version for free

CyberLink has signalled its intention to enter the semi-professional photo-editing market with a powerful message to potential users: road-test CyberLink PhotoDirector 2011 beta, provide CyberLink with meaningful feedback of your experiences by June 20th and …

Featured Download: Faststone Photo Resizer 3.1
May 6, 2011 – 08:35 | Comments Off on Featured Download: Faststone Photo Resizer 3.1
Featured Download: Faststone Photo Resizer 3.1

There are many good free image-editing tools out there: Paint.NET and The GIMP are just two examples. But like most image-editing tools, they’re best served when working on individual or small groups of images. What …