Paint.NET 4.0.5 FINAL squashes major bugs, builds on recent 4.0.4 release
December 8, 2014 – 07:42 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 …

EXIF ReGenerate fixes 100′s of image time stamps with a click
September 3, 2014 – 09:23 | Comments Off
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 | Comments Off
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 | Comments Off
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 …