Work with images from Explorer with XnShell
February 15, 2015 – 04:42 | Comments Off on Work with images from Explorer with XnShell
Work with images from Explorer with XnShell

XnShell is a handy Explorer shell extension which makes it easier to view, process and generally work with images.
The program allows you to preview any picture, in just about any format, directly from its right-click …

List image aspect ratios with Arti
February 10, 2015 – 09:15 | Comments Off on List image aspect ratios with Arti
List image aspect ratios with Arti

If you need to find images which fit into some predefined web or document layout, you’ll probably need to consider their aspect ratio. But that might require some manual calculations, especially if your pictures aren’t …

Build web galleries, slideshows with Arclab Thumb Studio
January 16, 2015 – 04:52 | Comments Off on Build web galleries, slideshows with Arclab Thumb Studio
Build web galleries, slideshows with Arclab Thumb Studio

If you’d like to share a set of images then you could email them to a few recipients, maybe upload them to Facebook or Twitter.
But if you need more professional results then you might be …

Paint.NET 4.0.5 FINAL squashes major bugs, builds on recent 4.0.4 release
December 8, 2014 – 07:42 | Comments Off on Paint.NET 4.0.5 FINAL squashes major bugs, builds on recent 4.0.4 release
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 …

Vintager 2014 lets you transform digital snaps into photos of yesteryear
November 21, 2014 – 12:49 | Comments Off on Vintager 2014 lets you transform digital snaps into photos of yesteryear
Vintager 2014 lets you transform digital snaps into photos of yesteryear

There’s something to be said for the way old printed photos age over time, as they turn yellow or sepia, colouring our own perception of the past. With the rise of digital, of course, all …

Zoom images online with Power Zoom (Chrome)
November 17, 2014 – 07:30 | Comments Off on Zoom images online with Power Zoom (Chrome)
Zoom images online with Power Zoom (Chrome)

Power Zoom is a Chrome extension which makes it easier to browse thumbnail images online.
There’s no clicking, no opening images in a new page or tab, no need to click Back afterwards: just hover your …

Easily annotate your images with iPhotoDraw
October 27, 2014 – 16:17 | Comments Off on Easily annotate your images with iPhotoDraw
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 on View, process and sort RAW images with FastRawViewer
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 …

O&O DiskImage 9 brings redesigned interface, Windows 10 support
October 15, 2014 – 15:58 | Comments Off on O&O DiskImage 9 brings redesigned interface, Windows 10 support
O&O DiskImage 9 brings redesigned interface, Windows 10 support

Berlin-based developer O&O Software has announced the release of O&O DiskImage 9, its one-stop drive imaging and file/ folder backup tool.
The most obvious change this time is the completely redesigned Start screen, where the program’s …

ACDSee 18 and Pro 8 bring smarter, easier photo editing
September 25, 2014 – 14:00 | Comments Off on ACDSee 18 and Pro 8 bring smarter, easier photo editing
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 …

View, edit and manage RAW images with Photo Browser
September 13, 2014 – 07:55 | Comments Off on View, edit and manage RAW images with Photo Browser
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 …