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Photoscape

At a Glance
  • Generic Company Place Holder Photoscape

This remarkable free piece of software is one that any self-respecting digital photographer needs on his or her PC's hard disk. There's no possible way to begin to describe the wide range of tools and features this one has--there's everything from a file viewer to a photo editor, slide show creator, batch editor, screen capture program, and more. There are some quite original and innovative tools in Photoscape, such as combining multiple photos in a single frame. There's also a small, but extremely useful tool--it will take photos that are in the RAW format used by many digital cameras, and convert them to JPG, so that they're more useful.

Even though this program is free, the creator will take donations if you find Photoscape useful. Pay via Paypal. Given the quality of this software, if you keep using it, consider making a donation.

--Preston Gralla

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At a Glance
  • Photoscape is a basic photo editor and batch processor with some very exciting added extras.

    Pros

    • Print features
    • Great specialized filters

    Cons

    • Good features buried under not-so-good
    • UI confusing
  
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