Do you still partition your drive? Paragon Partition Manager 16 Free makes partitioning a breeze
February 2, 2018 – 05:41 | Comments Off on Do you still partition your drive? Paragon Partition Manager 16 Free makes partitioning a breeze
Do you still partition your drive? Paragon Partition Manager 16 Free makes partitioning a breeze

It’s a valid question. In 2018, how many people buy a brand new drive and then partition, splitting the drive into smaller chunks?
There’s a reason why this is beneficial. You could store your photos on …

A Sharper Scaling resizes images with less blurring
October 13, 2016 – 03:56 | Comments Off on A Sharper Scaling resizes images with less blurring
A Sharper Scaling resizes images with less blurring

A Sharper Scaling is an open-source tool which aims to upscale images to deliver crisper, cleaner results than current techniques, including “Preserve Details”.
Does it work? The developer’s website has a lot of examples to show …

Reshade Image Enlarger: a smarter way to resize images?
September 8, 2016 – 05:19 | Comments Off on Reshade Image Enlarger: a smarter way to resize images?
Reshade Image Enlarger: a smarter way to resize images?

Resizing digital images is easy, but take the upscaling too far and quality begins to suffer with blurring, jagged edges and more.
Reshade Image Enlarger claims to help by using “state of the art… enlargement algorithms …

Convert images directly from Explorer with SendTo-Convert
July 1, 2014 – 14:59 | Comments Off on Convert images directly from Explorer with SendTo-Convert
Convert images directly from Explorer with SendTo-Convert

Image conversion tools are supposed to save you time, at least in theory, but after you’ve chosen your source files, specified exactly what you’re like to do with them, and set up your destination options, …

NConvert: an amazing command line-based image processor
March 15, 2014 – 08:30 | Comments Off on NConvert: an amazing command line-based image processor
NConvert: an amazing command line-based image processor

In an increasingly touch-oriented world, the idea of using a command line utility to process images might seem, well, just a little old-fashioned.
And maybe it is. But if you regularly need to resize, rotate, crop …

Quick Review: Hornil Photo Resizer
February 3, 2014 – 07:13 | Comments Off on Quick Review: Hornil Photo Resizer
Quick Review: Hornil Photo Resizer

Hornil, creator of the popular StylePix editor, has released Hornil Photo Resizer, a free batch image processing tool.
Despite its name, the program isn’t just about resizing images. It can also rotate and flip them, apply …

Convert images to HDR, EXR, TIFF and more with Imagenator
January 22, 2014 – 06:43 | Comments Off on Convert images to HDR, EXR, TIFF and more with Imagenator
Convert images to HDR, EXR, TIFF and more with Imagenator

Imagenator is a portable, open-source tool for converting digital images between various formats: BMP, EXR, GIF, HDR, ICO, J2K, JP2, JPG, PBM/ PGM/ PPM (both RAW and ASCII), PFN, PNG, TGA, TIF, WAP, XPM.
The program …

VarieDrop resizes multiple images by dragging and dropping
January 14, 2014 – 11:33 | Comments Off on VarieDrop resizes multiple images by dragging and dropping
VarieDrop resizes multiple images by dragging and dropping

Resizing one image is easy – even Windows Paint can do it – but working with multiple images is a little more challenging. Even specialist batch processing tools can require a little work to get …

Set window size, transparency, “always on top” with SmartSystemMenu
December 2, 2013 – 07:02 | Comments Off on Set window size, transparency, “always on top” with SmartSystemMenu
Set window size, transparency, “always on top” with SmartSystemMenu

SmartSystemMenu is a small, open-source tool which adds five useful functions to your application window system menu.
“Information” displays various details about the window and its process. Most are aimed at developers (Handle, Class, Style), but …

Window Size: resize any PC application window to the precise resolution you need
November 22, 2012 – 13:09 | Comments Off on Window Size: resize any PC application window to the precise resolution you need
Window Size: resize any PC application window to the precise resolution you need

Normally, when you resize a PC application window, you don’t particularly care about its final resolution. You’re just looking to make sure that it has room to display something (a website, say), or you might …

COOLTWEAK: Resize, watermark or share images directly from Explorer
October 29, 2012 – 04:40 | Comments Off on COOLTWEAK: Resize, watermark or share images directly from Explorer
COOLTWEAK: Resize, watermark or share images directly from Explorer

Editing lots of digital photos in a single session is generally a tedious and time-consuming business, as most image editors still assume you’ll only ever want to carry out actions on one picture at a …