What do you do when you have to send a scanned copy of a document or image, but have no scanner? An option can be to attach a photograph of the concerned document. However, this is likely to be unacceptable due to official requirements in offices and will appear quite unprofessional. Cam to Scan is a free software that makes pictures of ordinary documents appear like scanned copies. It is Continue Reading →
Easy Photo Effects is an easy to use free software which allows adding the most complex photo effects (like TiltShift effect) to any selected photo in a single click. It is more feature rich than the previously reviewed “Leaf” software and also provides additional tweaking options to adjust other image parameters such as the size, effect layout, borders, etc. It does not require any installation and is available in portable Continue Reading →
Leaf is a free image editing software which lets you add effects like Sepia, Greyscale, etc to only selected parts of a picture. It is quite easy to use and does not require any professional skills to work with. All you need to do is to choose an effect, add a picture to the Leaf editor and specify the areas which should be left colorized with your selected effect. The Continue Reading →
SageThumbs is a shell extension which allows converting and previewing images from Windows right-click menu. It adds a number of useful image-related options to Windows right-click menu, such as, Preview of images directly from Windows right-click menu (which is a similar utility to FastPreview software). It provides extended information in picture tips It supports 162 image formats (224 extensions) via GFL Library, as well as additional 26 image formats via Continue Reading →
Metadata of pictures can contain personal information about a user,as well as extra imagery which one might not be willing to share. For example, Photoshop generates a small preview of images which is hidden in the original image. If you simply crop the picture and resave it under the same file name, the preview thumbnail reflects not what your image currently looks like, but instead what the original image was Continue Reading →
Caesium is a free software for compressing pictures without reducing their quality. It can reduce the size of your picture up to 90%, preserving the original quality. It allows you to save a lot of space and easily upload your pictures on the web in a moment. The software is user-friendly with a simple and clear interface.
Album Shaper is an easy to use, open source application for creating, organizing, annotating, framing, enhancing and stylizing picture albums. Photos can be organized in multiple collections (sets) within the same album. For example, if you have pictures from an annual function from three different years, you can create an albums with three collections (sets) containing pictures from each year. Albums can also be exported in HTML format and posted Continue Reading →