Photo Editing Software
Graphic Design Suite
Description: Photo Editing Software – Professional Graphic Design Suite It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter, etc. Expandable and extensible. It is designed to be augmented with Freely available plug-ins and extensions to do just about anything. The advanced scripting interface allows everything from the simplest task to the most complex image manipulation procedures to be easily scripted. Fully compatible with Microsoft Windows, Mac OSX & Linux (Works on Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP, Vista, Win7, Win8, MAC OSX & Linux)
Check out some of these GREAT FEATURES:
Painting * Full suite of painting tools including Brush, Pencil, Airbrush, Clone, etc. * Sub-pixel sampling for all paint tools for high quality anti-aliasing * Extremely powerful gradient editor and blend tool * Supports custom brushes and patterns System * Tile based memory management so image size is limited only by available disk space * Virtually unlimited number of images open at one time Advanced Manipulation * Full alpha channel support * Layers and channels * Multiple Undo/Redo (limited only by diskspace) * Editable text layers * Transformation tools including rotate, scale, shear and flip * Selection tools including rectangle, rounded rectangle, ellipse, free, fuzzy * Foreground extraction tool * Advanced path tool doing bezier and polygonal selections. *
Transformable paths, transformable selections. * Quickmask to paint a selection. Extensible * A Procedural Database for calling internal GIMP functions from external programs as in Script-fu * Advanced scripting capabilities (Scheme, Python, Perl) * Plug-ins which allow for the easy addition of new file formats and new effect filters * Over 100 plug-ins already available Animation * Load and save animations in a convenient frame-as-layer format * MNG support * Frame Navigator (in GAP, the GIMP Animation Package) * Onion Skin (in GAP, the GIMP Animation Package) * Bluebox (in GAP, the GIMP Animation Package)
File Handling * File formats supported include bmp, gif, jpeg, mng, pcx,pdf, png, ps, psd, svg, tiff, tga, xpm, and many others * Load, display, convert, save to many file formats * SVG path import/export +Plus Much, much more! It doesn’t matter if you are a Complete Novice or Seasoned PRO. Our easy to follow tutorial DVD will have you designing Amazing Graphics & Editing Photos in no time… DVD Contents: Introduction • Introduction • Overview of tutorial topics About The Software • Nature of the software • Ways to use the software Setting Up • System requirements • System set up • Installation Interface Overview • Overview • Main window part 1 • Main window part 2 •
Toolbox & tool options • Layers & Channels part 1 • Layers & Channels part 2 • Preferences part 1 • Preferences part 2 • Preferences part 3 Working With Documents • Opening documents • Rasters & Vectors • Colour models • Colour modes • Navigation • Resize & Rotate • Cropping part 1 • Cropping part 2 • Saving & Closing • Creating new documents • File formats Selections & Layers • Basics of selections Part 1 to 4 • Rectangle select tool • Ellipse select tool • Free select tool • Fuzzy select tool • Path select tool • Select by colour tool • Scissors select tool • Quick mask • Foreground select tool • Layers basics part 1 • Layers basics part 2 • Simple Composites part 1 • Simple Composites part 2 Transformations • Setup Parts 1 & 2 • Rotating • Scaling • Shearing • Perspective • Flipping & Align Tool Painting & Drawing Tools • Shapes & Colours parts 1 to 3 • Colour picker parts 1 & 2 • Bucket fill • Patterns • Blend tool parts 1 & 2 • Creating gradients parts 1 & 2 • Paths parts 1 & 2 • Creating a colour pallette • Pencil basics • Pencil Illustration • Eraser • Ink •
Colouring parts 1 & 2 • Parametric brushes • Image brushes • Animated bushes • Paintbrush tool parts 1 & 2 • Airbrush, Smudge, Blur, Dodge tools parts 1 & 2 Text • Adding and editing text • Text tool options • Importing text • Text on a path • Creating a logo Layer Masks & Blending Modes • Layer masks parts 1 & 2 • Layer blending modes parts 1 & 2 • Paint blending modes Touching Up Photographs • Introduction • Removing unwanted elements • Adjusting Contrast parts 1 & 2 • Restoring a Photograph parts 1 & 2 • Perspective cloning • Adjusting colours parts 1 & 2 • Red eye removal •
Green eye removal Filters • Introduction • Pixelize & Gaussain blur • Sharpen & unsharp mask • iwarp Drop shadow • Slur • Laplace • Erode • Filmstrip • GIMPressionist parts 1 & 2 • Old photo • Seamless backgrounds • Jigsaw • Wave • Review Creating A Web Banner • Website header background • Web stripes • Adding text • Logo with reflections • Image maps • Animation parts 1 & 2 • Optimizing for web parts 1 & 2 Plugins • Registry • Content aware scaling • PSPI Conclusion / Summary •
Also Included is Image Viewer a fast, stable and user-friendly image browser, converter and editor. The application has a nice array of features, which include image viewing, management, comparison, red-eye removal, emailing, resizing, cropping and colour adjustments. Image Viewer is both innovative and intuitive. The application has a full-screen mode that provides quick access to EXIF information, thumbnail browser and major functionalities via hidden toolbars, which pop up when your mouse touches the four edges of the screen.
supports all major graphic formats including:BMP JPEG JPEG 2000 animated GIF PNG PCX TIFF WMF ICO TGA
The application also supports popular digital camera RAW formats including:CRW CR2 NEF PEF RAF MRW ORF SRF DNG
Other features include a high quality magnifier and a musical slideshow with 150+ transitional effects, as well as lossless JPEG transitions, drop shadow effects, image annotation, scanner support, histogram and much more.
Photo Story lets you create slideshows using your digital photos very easily. The application is basic but it will allow you to undertake simple editing techniques such as touch-up, crop, or rotate pictures. You can add some special effects, soundtracks, and also your own voice narration to your photo stories.
Once you have edited your work then you can personalize the image story with titles and captions. The output variation is limited, but it will provide relatively small file sizes that make it easy to send your photo stories in an e-mail.
Key features include:
Capture memories: Create slideshows using your digital photos. With a single click, you can touch-up, crop, or rotate pictures. It’s that easy!
Bring photos to life: Add stunning special effects, soundtracks, and your own voice narration to your photo stories. Then, personalize them with titles and captions.
Share your stories:Small file sizes make it easy to send your photo stories in an e-mail. Watch them on your TV, a computer, or a Windows Mobile–based portable device.
Overall, Photo Story is a very basic image application that can undertake a number of small editing techniques and has a few different features for the novice user. That being said, the interface is based on a standard explorer frame, and if all you need is basic functionality, then Photo Story would be great for your needs