PhotoScape is great free photo editing software that can resize pictures, make photo mosaics, slides, change image backgrounds and perform other advanced image manipulations like pictures overlaying. But PhotoScape editor has one small peculiarity. Every time you save an edited picture, PhotoScape creates an additional folder called “Originals” where it puts the original not-edited image copy (see on the screenshot above). Thus, with each photo editing attempt, the number of image duplicates increases on your computer and you may run out free hard disk space at some point.
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FastStone Image Viewer is a free, powerful image viewer enriched with numerous useful features. FastStone Image viewer views and edits images, makes a photo slideshow with music, creates desktop wallpapers, works with scanners and much more. The list of helpful tools wrapped in a free for home use image viewer is impressive.
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Panorama photos are one of the latest trends in digital photography. Panoramic photos are good for displaying landscapes, sightseeing, monuments, and object covering vast area. But they are rare in our home photo collections.
Usually after vacations we bring several separate photos of one place or building. We explain to our friends that we couldn’t shoot it as one pic and ask them to believe that it looks gorgeous as a united monument unit. But there is one free program that can save your friends’ imagination – IrfanView. It creates one panorama photo out of a few split pictures.
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PhotoScape is probably #1 ranked free photo editor. Although, it’s often recommended for basic photo editing, PhotoScape hides lots of useful features for advanced photo enhancement. Previously, we reviewed its solutions for changing photo background, today we will explain how to place one image above another one or speaking more professionally “how to overlay two images” in PhotoScape.
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I love open source software. My open source photo software review section would be incomplete without GIMP overview, an exemplary open source photo editor. GIMP stands for GNU Image Manipulation Program. At first sight, the engineering-sound name makes you feel that GIMP is not invented for shopping (photo shopping) or profit-making interest. On the contrary, open source GIMP is a pure brainchild of coding and high-tech.
Launched in the 90-s by university students as photo editing software with open code, GIMP was cordially welcomed by the whole open source community. Many freelancers contributed to GIMP code, translations and bug fixing. Now GIMP is acknowledged as the leader of open source photo software.
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Nowadays almost each hand-held gadget has a camera to make photos. The photo files usually need some photo editing. Let’s learn how to edit photos. There are plenty of photo editing tools for all skill levels: simple online photo editors, middle-level desktop picture editors, or advanced Adobe PhotoShop. This article is devoted to PhotoScape, free easy-to-use photo software, which helps view, edit photos, make photo slides, and create animated gifs of good quality. Photo editing turns out to be fun and amusing journey into photography world with PhotoScape.
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