Toolwiz Pretty Photo: a simpler way to spice up your digital images
October 19, 2012 – 09:12 | Comments Off on Toolwiz Pretty Photo: a simpler way to spice up your digital images
Toolwiz Pretty Photo: a simpler way to spice up your digital images

The best photo editors are generally quite complex tools, and learning how to use them properly can take considerable time and effort. Which is fine if you’re a professional photographer, say.
But if you just want …

Automatically enhance digital image colours with CastCor
October 9, 2012 – 08:41 | Comments Off on Automatically enhance digital image colours with CastCor
Automatically enhance digital image colours with CastCor

If the colours of your latest digital photos are less than accurate, then most photo editors will allow you to try and resolve this manually. Tweak RGB here, maybe HSV there, and with a little …

Review: CyberLink PhotoDirector 4 Ultra
September 24, 2012 – 10:23 | Comments Off on Review: CyberLink PhotoDirector 4 Ultra
Review: CyberLink PhotoDirector 4 Ultra

PhotoDirector 4 is CyberLink’s answer to the digital darkroom question. In this age where people regularly snap dozens of photos in a single sitting, digital photography tools have to offer more than just editing features. …

CyberLink PhotoDirector 4 adds new features, Mac support, drops price by $50
September 19, 2012 – 08:39 | Comments Off on CyberLink PhotoDirector 4 adds new features, Mac support, drops price by $50
CyberLink PhotoDirector 4 adds new features, Mac support, drops price by $50

CyberLink has continued rapid development of its photo management and editing tool with the release of CyberLink PhotoDirector 4 Ultra. PhotoDirector 4, which appears on Mac OS X for the first time in addition to …

Nero Kwik Media 12 offers all-in-one management for your multimedia
September 7, 2012 – 07:26 | Comments Off on Nero Kwik Media 12 offers all-in-one management for your multimedia
Nero Kwik Media 12 offers all-in-one management for your multimedia

Ahead of its official launch of Nero 12, Nero Inc has updated its free media-management software. Nero Kwik Media 12.0.01300 is a minor refresh that follows on from a major update that promised better performance …

Easily organise your digital photos with the metadata-friendly Snaps
August 29, 2012 – 08:23 | Comments Off on Easily organise your digital photos with the metadata-friendly Snaps
Easily organise your digital photos with the metadata-friendly Snaps

If your digital photo collection is something of a mess then there are thousands of programs which promise they can restore order. And so, like us, you probably don’t see an urgent need for any …

FreeVimager: a surprisingly powerful image viewer
August 20, 2012 – 08:03 | Comments Off on FreeVimager: a surprisingly powerful image viewer
FreeVimager: a surprisingly powerful image viewer

The PC world has more than its share of image viewers, which makes it difficult for any one product to stand out from the crowd. FreeVimager is a rare exception, though, winning you over by …

Correct, enhance and improve your photos with the ultra-powerful Photivo
August 15, 2012 – 10:49 | Comments Off on Correct, enhance and improve your photos with the ultra-powerful Photivo
Correct, enhance and improve your photos with the ultra-powerful Photivo

Some photo correction programs are optimised for simplicity. If you want to sharpen an image in Paint.NET, say, you’ll select Sharpen from the menu, and drag a slider to represent the amount of sharpening you …

ACDSee Free released: a quick and easy image viewer
August 10, 2012 – 05:47 | Comments Off on ACDSee Free released: a quick and easy image viewer
ACDSee Free released: a quick and easy image viewer

ACD Systems has announced the release of ACDSee Free, a simple and speedy PC image viewer.
The program supports the most important image formats (BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, TGA, TIFF, WBMP, PCX, PIC, WMF, EMF), and …

Raw Therapee: the most powerful image processor you’ve never heard of
July 13, 2012 – 07:01 | Comments Off on Raw Therapee: the most powerful image processor you’ve never heard of
Raw Therapee: the most powerful image processor you’ve never heard of

If you’re looking to enhance the quality of your digital photos then there’s not exactly a shortage of free tools offering to help. But most are rather basic, oriented firmly at beginners, and if you’re …

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 …