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 …

Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 6 adds new portrait tools, photo effects, delivers UI improvements
August 11, 2014 – 13:16 | No Comment
Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 6 adds new portrait tools, photo effects, delivers UI improvements

German developer Ashampoo has unveiled Photo Optimizer 6, the first major new build of its fast, user-friendly photo tool for over two years.
The program adds a number of new portrait-enhancing tools and a slew of …

ImBatch 3.0 adds Curves tool, image filtering
August 5, 2014 – 07:26 | No Comment
ImBatch 3.0 adds Curves tool, image filtering

High Motion Software has unveiled ImBatch 3.0, an interesting update to its free-for-personal-use image batch processing tool.
The headline addition is the Curves task, a versatile and configurable way to adjust image colours.

Review: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10
August 2, 2014 – 09:00 | No Comment
Review: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10

Do you really need separate applications to cover your design needs, whether photo editing, digital art or simple design tasks like producing flyers and scrapbooks? For those who want everything in one package, Xara has …

Review: CyberLink Media Suite 12 Ultimate
July 31, 2014 – 13:15 | No Comment
Review: CyberLink Media Suite 12 Ultimate

After almost 20 years developing multimedia software, it’s no surprise that CyberLink has some impressive products. But they can seem expensive. PowerDVD is definitely a versatile and feature-packed media player, but if you’re used to …

CyberLink Media Suite 12 released, supports creating and editing 4K video
July 17, 2014 – 12:11 | No Comment
CyberLink Media Suite 12 released, supports creating and editing 4K video

CyberLink has announced the release of CyberLink Media Suite 12, its vast and comprehensive collection of playback, editing and convent creation tools.
Highlights include new support for creating and playing back UltraHD 4K Video. The suite …

FotoSketcher 2.90 adds watercolour effect
July 17, 2014 – 04:08 | No Comment
FotoSketcher 2.90 adds watercolour effect

French developer David Thoirin has released FotoSketcher 2.90, an update to his freeware Windows program for transforming digital photos into works of art.
The major new feature is a second watercolour effect (Edit > Drawing Parameters …

Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10 adds 100+ effects, 100GB online storage space
July 16, 2014 – 11:35 | No Comment
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10 adds 100+ effects, 100GB online storage space

Xara Group has announced the release of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10, the latest incarnation of its all-in-one editing, illustration and design tool.
Top of the new features list is the inclusion of Magic Bullet …