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Manipulate photos, paint, draw, and animate raster images with free RealWorld Paint.
Create accurate vector illustrations, logos, and other artwork for print or online with DrawPlus Starter Edition, a free demo of the full $99 version of this Adobe Illustrator competitor.
EasyHDR lets you produce stunning high-dynamic-range images with an easy-to-use, professional interface.
This free utility offers easy video editing, plus encoding to a number of different formats--when there's no easier way to do it.
At the end of another year, PCWorld reviewers name downloads and Web programs we liked so much we just kept on using them.
Use realistic-feeling tools to create digital paintings on a PD Artist canvas...but prepare for a steep learning curve.
Create realistic digital paintings in a "too much fun to put the brush down" trance with ArtRage.
Movie Edit Pro MX edits videos with Adobe Premiere-level precision, at a fraction of the price.
Though FoxIt Phantom PDF outputs run-of-the-mill PDFs well, it lacks the tools for most advanced PDF tasks.
Whether you're a designer, a coder, or new to 3-D, there's a program to help you draw models in three dimensions.
These 15 apps for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone 7 can help you save money and time on your post-Thanksgiving shopping frenzy.
Build and animate complex 3D objects and accurately-engineered models with 3D Crafter.
Poser 9 provides 3D mannequins to manipulate infinitely to create 3D art and animation.
Use Blender to model and render 3D graphics, animation, and games.
Sorenson Squeeze offers pro-quality video transcoding with advanced features such as ABR, but it's pricey.