ACDSee 18 and Pro 8 bring smarter, easier photo editing
September 25, 2014 – 14:00 | No Comment
ACDSee 18 and Pro 8 bring smarter, easier photo editing

ACD Systems has unveiled the latest versions of its flagship photo editors, ACDSee 18 ($79.99, $39.99 upgrade) and ACDSee Pro 8 ($199.99, $59.99 upgrade).
Both editions include a new Explorer extension, PicaView, which previews an image …

CyberLink unveils Director Suite 3, including PowerDirector 13 and PhotoDirector 6
September 17, 2014 – 12:29 | No Comment
CyberLink unveils Director Suite 3, including PowerDirector 13 and PhotoDirector 6

CyberLink has announced the release of PowerDirector 13 (from $79.99), PhotoDirector 6, ColorDirector 3 and AudioDirector 5 ($129.99), all available individually or as a part of the new Director Suite 3 ($299.99).
PowerDirector 13 highlights include …

View, edit and manage RAW images with Photo Browser
September 13, 2014 – 07:55 | No Comment
View, edit and manage RAW images with Photo Browser

RAW image formats may have been around for a very long time (Adobe’s DNG is 10 years old this month), but they’re still not widely supported. Most graphics software handles one or two file types …

EXIF ReGenerate fixes 100′s of image time stamps with a click
September 3, 2014 – 09:23 | No Comment
EXIF ReGenerate fixes 100′s of image time stamps with a click

Take a picture with a digital camera and it’ll normally be tagged with the date and time, often useful later when searching or organising your images.
If the camera clock is wrong, though, all your photos …

Quickly retouch your portraits with Free Photo Blemish Remover
September 1, 2014 – 06:05 | No Comment
Quickly retouch your portraits with Free Photo Blemish Remover

High resolution digital photos are great for most purposes, but can be a little cruel for portrait shots, where every skin imperfection is suddenly blown up in extreme detail.
Some photo editors have “beautifying” modules to …

Corel PaintShop Pro X7 adds new Magic Fill erase tool, promises more responsive brush performance
August 28, 2014 – 07:50 | No Comment
Corel PaintShop Pro X7 adds new Magic Fill erase tool, promises more responsive brush performance

Corel has released PaintShop Pro X7, a major new version of its venerable photo and image editor. Version X7 sees a number of new features, including Magic Fill erase tool. It also sees its popular …

Create fun photo collages in seconds with Shape Collage
August 26, 2014 – 06:36 | No Comment
Create fun photo collages in seconds with Shape Collage

Shape Collage is a photo collage tool with a difference. You’re not restricted to creating collages with the standard rectangle or “pile of photos” look: they can use whatever shape you like.
The free-for-personal-use program crams …

Transform your photos with PhotoWand (Windows 8)
August 22, 2014 – 07:33 | No Comment
Transform your photos with PhotoWand (Windows 8)

PhotoWand is a free photo effects app for Windows 8. It’s not going to compete with the desktop equivalents any time soon, but there’s more than enough power here to make it genuinely useful.
There are …

View images inside archives with Honeyview
August 21, 2014 – 07:49 | No Comment
View images inside archives with Honeyview

There are thousands of image viewers available for Windows, and the chances are you already have more than you need. Does the free Honeyview have anything to make it worth a download? Let’s see.
One immediate …

Quickly share a folder of photos online with MyImgur
August 15, 2014 – 08:56 | No Comment
Quickly share a folder of photos online with MyImgur

Sharing photos online can sometimes be an awkward process, where you’re forced to visit some ad-packed website, maybe sign up for an account, then enter all your details before you can do anything at all.
Fortunately …

Major PhotoDemon 6.4 beta adds layers, undo history, auto-adjusts, more
August 15, 2014 – 06:23 | No Comment
Major PhotoDemon 6.4 beta adds layers, undo history, auto-adjusts, more

Tanner Helland has announced the first beta for PhotoDemon 6.4, the latest edition of his open source portable photo editor. But don’t be fooled by the apparently minor version number: this is a massive update …