QuickViewer is a very, very, very fast image viewer
June 26, 2017 – 04:19 | No Comment
QuickViewer is a very, very, very fast image viewer

QuickViewer is a portable open-source image viewer which shows and navigates pictures with the maximum possible speed.
The developer has built in multiple optimisations, including reading images before they’re required and displaying them with OpenGL.

Convert digital images to colour ASCII art with Image2ASCII
June 4, 2017 – 07:22 | No Comment
Convert digital images to colour ASCII art with Image2ASCII

Image2ASCII is an open-source Windows application which converts digital pictures to stylised ASCII art.
The program is tiny, and arrives as a stand-alone executable. There’s no installation required, simply download and run it.

ImageDownloader batch downloads pics from Reddit, Imgur
April 19, 2017 – 10:38 | Comments Off on ImageDownloader batch downloads pics from Reddit, Imgur
ImageDownloader batch downloads pics from Reddit, Imgur

ImageDownloader is a portable open-source tool which can batch download images from your favourite subreddit, or Imgur album.
The program arrives as a very compact 396KB download, so it’s no surprise that the interface is basic, …

Browse, remove and replace media file tags with Metadata++
April 7, 2017 – 04:17 | Comments Off on Browse, remove and replace media file tags with Metadata++
Browse, remove and replace media file tags with Metadata++

Windows File Explorer has been able to display basic media file metadata for years, but it doesn’t support all the tags you’re likely to need, and it’s inconvenient to set up and use.
Metadata++ is a …

FocusOn is a likeable image viewer
March 30, 2017 – 06:33 | Comments Off on FocusOn is a likeable image viewer
FocusOn is a likeable image viewer

FocusOn Image Viewer is a stylish and straightforward image viewer, easy to use but with one or two unexpected bonus features.
This all starts with the interface. There are no stupid gimmicks, no attempts to do …

SuperPhoto enhances your pics with hundreds of fun effects
March 21, 2017 – 19:37 | Comments Off on SuperPhoto enhances your pics with hundreds of fun effects
SuperPhoto enhances your pics with hundreds of fun effects

SuperPhoto is a fun Android, iOS and Windows app which can revamp your photos with more than 300 effects in the free build, 1,500+ if you buy the full version.
There are filters to turn your …

PhotoPageGen 5.1 takes the pain out of creating slick web photo albums
March 14, 2017 – 11:52 | Comments Off on PhotoPageGen 5.1 takes the pain out of creating slick web photo albums
PhotoPageGen 5.1 takes the pain out of creating slick web photo albums

One of the simplest ways to share photos with others is through a web album. If you’re looking to avoid a third-party service, or would like to distribute your album locally, then take a look …

Batch rename a folder of images with PhotoRenamer
February 26, 2017 – 18:00 | Comments Off on Batch rename a folder of images with PhotoRenamer
Batch rename a folder of images with PhotoRenamer

PhotoRenamer is a free Windows tool which can rename photos from the usual DCS014752.jpg-type garbage to something more consistent and meaningful.
The program opens with an Explorer-like tree view. Browse to the folder containing your images …

Transform photos into arty masterpieces with Painnt
February 17, 2017 – 06:47 | Comments Off on Transform photos into arty masterpieces with Painnt
Transform photos into arty masterpieces with Painnt

Painnt is a Prisma-type app for Windows 10, Android and iOS which transforms your favourite photos into works of art.
Yes, yet another one. But wait– the app has some interesting extra touches which could make …

RawTherapee 5 ramps up its RAW processing power
January 24, 2017 – 08:26 | Comments Off on RawTherapee 5 ramps up its RAW processing power
RawTherapee 5 ramps up its RAW processing power

Open-source raw image processor RawTherapee has hit version 5.0, its first major release in more than two years, with some important new features and functionality.
The Wavelets tool provides a smart way to perform some action …

Image to ZX Spec takes your pictures back in time
January 6, 2017 – 05:11 | Comments Off on Image to ZX Spec takes your pictures back in time
Image to ZX Spec takes your pictures back in time

Image to ZX Spec is a free Java-based application which shows you how your pictures and videos might have looked on the classic old ZX Spectrum home computer.
Never heard the Spectrum? It was released almost …