Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9 adds photo healing brush, background eraser and other major tools to new release
May 22, 2013 – 07:48 | Comments Off on Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9 adds photo healing brush, background eraser and other major tools to new release
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9 adds photo healing brush, background eraser and other major tools to new release

Veteran UK developer Xara has released a brand new version of its acclaimed creative design tool, Xara Photo and Graphics Designer 9.1.0. Version 9 concentrates on revamping the package’s photo tools, with the introduction of …

XnView 2.0 debuts new Metro toolbar style
April 9, 2013 – 12:51 | Comments Off on XnView 2.0 debuts new Metro toolbar style
XnView 2.0 debuts new Metro toolbar style

XnSoft has released XnView 2.00, a new version of its freeware multimedia browser, editor and creation tool for Windows. The tool makes it simple to browse, organise and edit images, plus includes a screenshot capture …

Hurry! Debenu PDF Tools Pro, normally $59, now free – but not for long
March 22, 2013 – 09:06 | One Comment
Hurry! Debenu PDF Tools Pro, normally $59, now free – but not for long

Debenu PDF Tools Pro is a powerful set of PDF tools which can help you to merge and split PDFs, convert them to text or images, edit properties, add or remove passwords and a whole …

GIMP 2.8.4 Portable released alongside Mac binary, future plans revealed
February 13, 2013 – 12:36 | Comments Off on GIMP 2.8.4 Portable released alongside Mac binary, future plans revealed
GIMP 2.8.4 Portable released alongside Mac binary, future plans revealed

Popular open-source, cross-platform image editor GIMP 2.8.4 Portable has been released for Windows PCs alongside the Mac binary of GIMP 2.8.4 FINAL. The updates appear less than a week after the Windows and Linux binary …

GIMP 2.8.4 FINAL tweaks UI, promises more responsive drawing tools
February 7, 2013 – 07:36 | Comments Off on GIMP 2.8.4 FINAL tweaks UI, promises more responsive drawing tools
GIMP 2.8.4 FINAL tweaks UI, promises more responsive drawing tools

Popular open-source image editor GIMP 2.8.4 FINAL has been released for Linux and Windows, with a Mac binary build due for release imminently. Version 2.8.4 is a minor stability release, but does contain a number …

Audacity 2.0.3 released, promises better quality and faster resampling
January 22, 2013 – 10:20 | Comments Off on Audacity 2.0.3 released, promises better quality and faster resampling
Audacity 2.0.3 released, promises better quality and faster resampling

Popular open-source, cross-platform sound recording, editing and mixing tool Audacity 2.0.3 has been released. Despite the minor revision number, the new update boasts several key new features, including a new resampling library, tweaked Time Tracks …

Ashampoo Snap 6 brings better performance, live previews and video capture
October 29, 2012 – 04:37 | Comments Off on Ashampoo Snap 6 brings better performance, live previews and video capture
Ashampoo Snap 6 brings better performance, live previews and video capture

There are many circumstances in which you may need to capture an image of what is happening on your screen at any given moment. Hitting Prt Scr will do the job, but apart from the …

Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 improves editing, batch processing features
June 29, 2012 – 11:25 | Comments Off on Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 improves editing, batch processing features
Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 improves editing, batch processing features

German developer Ashampoo has released Photo Optimizer 5, the latest edition of its fast and easy-to-use photo editing tool.
The revamped interface gives the program a very different look, but its core functionality is unchanged. You …

Review: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer MX 8.1
May 22, 2012 – 13:42 | Comments Off on Review: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer MX 8.1
Review: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer MX 8.1

Equipping your PC for professional graphics work normally involves buying several different applications, learning their various interfaces and hoping they’ll somehow all work together.
Xara’s philosophy is a little different, though: their new Photo & Graphic …

Bring out the GIMP! The classic image editor gets a massive overhaul in version 2.8
May 6, 2012 – 10:06 | Comments Off on Bring out the GIMP! The classic image editor gets a massive overhaul in version 2.8
Bring out the GIMP! The classic image editor gets a massive overhaul in version 2.8

In terms of version numbering the release of GIMP 2.8 might seem like a minor one, but in reality it is very big news. The cross-platform image editor has been available for Windows, OSX and Linux …

Ashampoo Photo Commander 10 adds new tools, streamlines performance and interface
April 18, 2012 – 11:49 | Comments Off on Ashampoo Photo Commander 10 adds new tools, streamlines performance and interface
Ashampoo Photo Commander 10 adds new tools, streamlines performance and interface

German software developer Ashampoo has released Ashampoo Photo Commander 10, a major new build of its photo management and editing tool for Windows. Version 10 introduces a number of new tools, features as well as …