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GIMP is a great open-source alternative to Photoshop if you're not willing to spend the big bucks on Adobe's software. Here are three common tasks you can accomplish with it.
Windows comes with a slideshow tool. Windows 8 actually comes with two. But neither offer the transitions that can give your photo shows a bit of panache.
Make sure you don't get hacked, never lose an image, always have a backup, and keep your online profiles in tip-top, non-embarrassing shape.
It's the gift that fits everyone, especially sentimental types. We take you step-by-step, from digging out the albums to scanning and uploading the images.
Move precious memories online (and create digital backups) with help from a scanner, a video converter, and better-than-basic editing software.
PHollisPhotos asked the Photo Editing forum how to give a sports photo a certain look, like an illustration with a black-and-white background.
It's time to change your old habit of copying photos to your PC just so you can order prints. Now there's an app for that.
Walter Bott asked how he could better control Windows 8's built-in Photo app--the one that usually presents a small slide show in its Start page tile.
Srinivasan Kasturi followed my instructions in How to add permanent captions to your photos, and was disappointed that his captions didn't appear on the pictures themselves.
Arcticsid asked the Photo Editing forum for a way to add captions to his photos. "In the old days we could write a description on the back."
John McClung asked if there's a way to speed up and slow down slide shows in Windows 8's photo app.
C. Corder asked me to recommend a program to help him find duplicate photos.