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Digital Photo Editing Freeware?

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#1 saraveza408


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Posted 27 May 2006 - 04:02 AM

can anyone give me some suggestions for a easy photo editing FREEWARE for this rookie xp user?Im tryn to take wedding pictures & crop them,maybe fuzz out the borders,or change them to black & white....a auto fix option would be great too!please & thank you!

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Posted 27 May 2006 - 04:52 AM

Try GIMP. It is freeware and a good program.
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Posted 27 May 2006 - 05:03 AM

There are many basic photo editors that are free and relatively easy to use: look under graphics design and editing in this BC link to freeware:


Two that I use are Picassa2 (from the folks at Google) and Irfanview. The former is somewhat easier to use, while the latter has more tools; both also have a picture manager. Picassa2 also alows you to make a gift CD from your pictures (a nice post-wedding present), basic fixes and colour adjustments, and standard effects, and a small set of batch editing functions.

Since they are free, there is no reason not to try both (and perhaps others in the list) and see which you prefer, or use them both for different tasks.

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Posted 28 May 2006 - 06:35 PM

Another great photo program that is totally free - and with no popups or spyware or any of those other pesky little things some freeware comes with - is PhotoFiltre.

It's very easy to use - just choose the English version to download - and even the additional plug-ins, etc are free for downloading. (And it's not a 'huge' program that will take up scads of space in your computer either).

Takes seconds to add any colour 'border' of your choosing, has 'auto fix' features and is actually fun to use - and very easy to learn.

I have 9 photo editing programs on my computer - some for graphics and some for photos and some specialized for certain things ... but this the one I use the most for quick 'auto repairs' and adding soft-edges, frames, etc.

Hope you enjoy trying this program out.


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#5 Daniel3679


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Posted 19 June 2006 - 07:23 PM

There is a free image editing program called photobie if you type it in on google you should get some links to the download pages

Edited by Daniel3679, 20 June 2006 - 05:58 AM.

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Posted 19 June 2006 - 08:24 PM

I dont know if this might help much im also not %100 on this but www.Pixel2life.com has some great tutorials on a number of programs. Also one of the top ways to find out what you need is asking someone on this forum or Google.
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