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.

ImBatch 5.0 adds multithreading for 400% speed increase
August 19, 2016 – 06:33 | Comments Off on ImBatch 5.0 adds multithreading for 400% speed increase
ImBatch 5.0 adds multithreading for 400% speed increase

High Motion Software has updated its powerhouse image processor ImBatch with multithreading support for even greater performance.
The new feature is only available in the $29.95 licensed edition, but is it worth the money? We took …

Corel PaintShop Pro X9 adds project templates, interactive gradients
August 17, 2016 – 09:30 | Comments Off on Corel PaintShop Pro X9 adds project templates, interactive gradients
Corel PaintShop Pro X9 adds project templates, interactive gradients

Corel has shipped Corel PaintShop Pro X9, the latest edition of its veteran image editor.
New features include Project Templates, prebuilt desktop publishing-type layouts to help you create greetings cards, brochures, photo collages and more.

SavePictureAs saves web images with a keypress
August 3, 2016 – 14:15 | Comments Off on SavePictureAs saves web images with a keypress
SavePictureAs saves web images with a keypress

If you’re looking for an easier way to save images from web pages then you’ll probably start by looking for a browser extension, but there may be a better way.
The open-source SavePictureAs has been speeding …

AOMEI Backupper Standard 3.5 adds event-driven backups, improves network support
July 14, 2016 – 08:26 | Comments Off on AOMEI Backupper Standard 3.5 adds event-driven backups, improves network support
AOMEI Backupper Standard 3.5 adds event-driven backups, improves network support

AOMEI has released AOMEI Backupper Standard 3.5, a major new version of its freeware Windows backup, imaging and cloning tool.
Version 3.5 introduces event-triggered scheduling of backups, support for mapped network drives as backup destinations and …

O&O DiskImage Professional 11 unveils complete redesign, new command-line tool
July 6, 2016 – 09:24 | Comments Off on O&O DiskImage Professional 11 unveils complete redesign, new command-line tool
O&O DiskImage Professional 11 unveils complete redesign, new command-line tool

O&O Software GMBH has unveiled O&O DiskImage Professional 11 64-bit, major new version of its disk-imaging tool for Windows PCs. Also available for 32-bit versions of Windows, the new release unveils a major facelift, giving …