List image aspect ratios with Arti
February 10, 2015 – 09:15 | No Comment
List image aspect ratios with Arti

If you need to find images which fit into some predefined web or document layout, you’ll probably need to consider their aspect ratio. But that might require some manual calculations, especially if your pictures aren’t …

Build web galleries, slideshows with Arclab Thumb Studio
January 16, 2015 – 04:52 | No Comment
Build web galleries, slideshows with Arclab Thumb Studio

If you’d like to share a set of images then you could email them to a few recipients, maybe upload them to Facebook or Twitter.
But if you need more professional results then you might be …

Create instant Christmas mosaics with PhotoSpills
December 24, 2014 – 10:46 | Comments Off
Create instant Christmas mosaics with PhotoSpills

It’s no secret that Christmas is best when it’s spent with friends and family. That’s not always possible, of course, but at least you can take photos of your favourite moments and share them with …

Paint.NET 4.0.5 FINAL squashes major bugs, builds on recent 4.0.4 release
December 8, 2014 – 07:42 | Comments Off
Paint.NET 4.0.5 FINAL squashes major bugs, builds on recent 4.0.4 release

dotPDN LLC has released Paint.NET 4.0.5 FINAL, a minor update that follows swiftly on the heels of a more significant update at the end of last month.
Version 4.0.4 introduced one major new feature and promised …

Batch rename your photos with Exif ReName
November 24, 2014 – 14:34 | Comments Off
Batch rename your photos with Exif ReName

Everyone has their own idea of how digital photos should be named. This might change from time to time, cameras usually produce something entirely different, and the end result can be a hard-to-browse tangle of …

Easily annotate your images with iPhotoDraw
October 27, 2014 – 16:17 | Comments Off
Easily annotate your images with iPhotoDraw

If you need to annotate an image then most graphics editors will have a few tools to help: text, drawing, maybe a shape or two.
That’s fine for the basics, but if you regularly need more …

View, process and sort RAW images with FastRawViewer
October 17, 2014 – 08:45 | Comments Off
View, process and sort RAW images with FastRawViewer

It’s no secret that working with a camera’s RAW images can improve photo quality, as you’re accessing all the information from the original shot.
But as RAW files are also huge, and often slow to render …

Yovo: SnapChat plus screenshot protection
October 14, 2014 – 11:22 | Comments Off
Yovo: SnapChat plus screenshot protection

If you’d like to share personal photos, but only briefly, then a service like SnapShot can help. Images are visible for only a set period of time before they disappear forever. (In theory, anyway.)
Yovo for …

ACDSee 18 and Pro 8 bring smarter, easier photo editing
September 25, 2014 – 14:00 | Comments Off
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 | Comments Off
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 | Comments Off
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 …