Blender 2.79 adds new and improved tools, enhances cycle rendering feature
September 12, 2017 – 11:51 | Comments Off on Blender 2.79 adds new and improved tools, enhances cycle rendering feature
Blender 2.79 adds new and improved tools, enhances cycle rendering feature

Non-profit organisation The Blender Foundation has released Blender 2.79, an update to its cross-platform, open-source 3D graphics tool. The new build further improves its Cycles Rendering feature, bringing feature parity with NVIDIA CUDA and improved …

Search for animated GIFs from your desktop with AstroGif
April 22, 2017 – 07:16 | Comments Off on Search for animated GIFs from your desktop with AstroGif
Search for animated GIFs from your desktop with AstroGif

AstroGif is an open-source menu bar app which allows you to search for animated GIFs and copy their URL, or the markdown equivalent, to the clipboard.
The program runs in the background on your PC. It …

View animated GIFs, TIFFs, MPOs and more with CPix
March 27, 2017 – 17:02 | Comments Off on View animated GIFs, TIFFs, MPOs and more with CPix
View animated GIFs, TIFFs, MPOs and more with CPix

CPix is an unusual image viewer for Windows with a strong focus on multi-picture formats, including MPO, TIFFs and animated GIFs.
The interface is basic. There’s no thumbnail browser, just a simple viewing pane where you …

Create and edit animated GIFs with SoftDigi Easy GIF
July 7, 2016 – 03:32 | Comments Off on Create and edit animated GIFs with SoftDigi Easy GIF
Create and edit animated GIFs with SoftDigi Easy GIF

SoftDigi Easy GIF is a $20.95 suite of tools for creating and editing animated GIFs.
The program doesn’t require any artistic or design ability. Open an existing animation and you can resize it, remove frames, change …

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 …

Animated GIF creator Instagiffer gets a big Mac update
March 14, 2016 – 11:57 | Comments Off on Animated GIF creator Instagiffer gets a big Mac update
Animated GIF creator Instagiffer gets a big Mac update

Freeware animated GIF builder Instagiffer has finally seen its long-awaited full Mac update.
This may not be the end of any problems – the release notes say “fonts and captions should now work in newer OSX …

This Christmas Eve, get Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9, worth $89.99, for FREE at Downloadcrew Giveaway!
December 23, 2015 – 06:14 | Comments Off on This Christmas Eve, get Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9, worth $89.99, for FREE at Downloadcrew Giveaway!
This Christmas Eve, get Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9, worth $89.99, for FREE at Downloadcrew Giveaway!

Now this is a real doozy – a $90 graphical powerhouse for nothing! Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9 covers all your design needs, from photo editor to DTP package, vector drawing to web graphics …

VPaint is a clever vector editor/ animator
August 10, 2015 – 07:00 | Comments Off on VPaint is a clever vector editor/ animator
VPaint is a clever vector editor/ animator

Vector editors are commonplace, but vector animation is a little more unusual – and VPaint combines both technologies in an open source package for Windows, Linux and Mac.
Right now the program is very much a …

Find, save and share animated GIFs with PopKey for Desktop
July 17, 2015 – 06:35 | Comments Off on Find, save and share animated GIFs with PopKey for Desktop
Find, save and share animated GIFs with PopKey for Desktop

PopKey for Desktop is a free Windows and OS X tool for browsing, saving and sharing the latest animated GIFs.
It’s a desktop spin on the company’s PopKey GIF keyboard for iOS, and has a simple, …

Build animated GIFs, WebP and WebMs with Honeycam
June 9, 2015 – 10:53 | Comments Off on Build animated GIFs, WebP and WebMs with Honeycam
Build animated GIFs, WebP and WebMs with Honeycam

Bandisoft has unveiled Honeycam, a versatile animated GIF creator for Windows available in both a commercial ($26) and a limited free version.
The program includes an easy-to-use screen recorder. Place a rectangle around the area you’d …

Add motion animations to your videos with Express Animate
May 12, 2015 – 09:12 | Comments Off on Add motion animations to your videos with Express Animate
Add motion animations to your videos with Express Animate

Freeware developer NCH Software has released Express Animate, a key frame-based animation tool.
The program can import videos, images, text, shapes and audio tracks. Objects may be moved, resized or rotated, while key frame support gives …