ACDSee Ultimate 10 adds Smart Brushes and GPU support
September 17, 2016 – 03:37 | No Comment
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.

CyberLink unveils PowerDirector 15, PhotoDirector 8
September 13, 2016 – 13:13 | No Comment
CyberLink unveils PowerDirector 15, PhotoDirector 8

CyberLink Corp has launched the latest versions of its Director multimedia software.
Video editor PowerDirector 15 (from $69.99) gets end-to-end support for 360-degree videos: importing, adding titles, effects and transitions, and producing the finished movie.

JixiPix’s Sprektrel Art is free until August 29th
August 25, 2016 – 13:10 | No Comment
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 …

Corel PaintShop Pro X9 adds project templates, interactive gradients
August 17, 2016 – 09:30 | No Comment
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.

LightZone: still a great image editor
July 5, 2016 – 06:41 | Comments Off on LightZone: still a great image editor
LightZone: still a great image editor

If you’re looking for a free image editor then you’ll probably start with the big names, the latest updates, whatever’s made the headlines recently.
But there’s also a whole world of mature software out there which …

Xara releases Xara Photo and Graphic Designer 365
May 26, 2016 – 04:37 | Comments Off on Xara releases Xara Photo and Graphic Designer 365
Xara releases Xara Photo and Graphic Designer 365

Xara has released Xara Photo and Graphic Designer 365 ($69.99 release offer, $89.99 afterwards), a major update of its photo editing and desktop publishing tool.
A redesigned photo frame enables easier resizing, rotating, straightening, panning and …

Add style to your photos with ON1 Effects Free
April 6, 2016 – 07:19 | Comments Off on Add style to your photos with ON1 Effects Free
Add style to your photos with ON1 Effects Free

ON1 Effects Free 10 is a collection of professional photo filters and effects which can be used stand-alone, and as Photoshop or Lightroom plugins.
Beginners can use the package much like other apps. Open an image, …

Google Nik Collection now free for all
March 28, 2016 – 04:10 | Comments Off on Google Nik Collection now free for all
Google Nik Collection now free for all

Google Nik Collection, a powerful set of six Photoshop plugins, is now available for free.
That’s probably not good news if you paid the full $149 for it, but Google has announced that anyone who bought …

Polarr Photo Editor gets a Windows 7+ desktop release
March 2, 2016 – 06:41 | Comments Off on Polarr Photo Editor gets a Windows 7+ desktop release
Polarr Photo Editor gets a Windows 7+ desktop release

Popular mobile and browser-based image editor Polarr Photo Editor is now available in a desktop edition for Windows 7 and later.
A Free build offers only global adjustments (no selection tools), and drops custom filters and …

Picosmos Tools is a quirky image editing suite
February 23, 2016 – 07:48 | Comments Off on Picosmos Tools is a quirky image editing suite
Picosmos Tools is a quirky image editing suite

Picosmos Tools is a versatile image management suite which includes a viewer, editor, batch processor, capture tool, simple publishing tools and more.
The program stands out immediately with its Windows Start Screen-type launcher, colorful “live tiles” …

Image Color Analyzer tells all about picture palettes
February 13, 2016 – 08:20 | Comments Off on Image Color Analyzer tells all about picture palettes
Image Color Analyzer tells all about picture palettes

Artists and photographers often need a clear understanding of the colors used in an image, but standard photo editor tools like the histogram do little to help.
Image Color Analyzer is a free Android app designed …