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Old 03-16-2008, 04:42 PM   #1
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Suggestions for Simple Photo Editing Package?

Anything cheap or free to allow simple photo editing like crops, etc.?
Download, shrink-wrap or online?

I don't want to spend much, and I don't want to struggle trying to learn the software.

Later, maybe I will want more. I use Windows XP and I-Ex.

Suggestions??

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Old 03-16-2008, 05:26 PM   #3
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Old 03-16-2008, 05:46 PM   #4
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Ha,

My laptop has XP Home Edition. When I double-click a photo file, it is opened by Microsoft Office Picture Manager, which allows cropping, resizing, and minor tweaking of colors, brightness, and contrast, for example. Of course, this may be part of the Office Suite, and not part of XP...
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Old 03-16-2008, 05:55 PM   #5
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The free Picasa download by Google rocks big time. Easy and quick, plus you can use their free web album feature. I use it for everything and it has an especially easy red-eye remover. I've just been using it to edit the St. Pat's party pictures and the only feature it is missing is the drunken fool filter!
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Old 03-16-2008, 06:20 PM   #6
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Picassa and Irfanview are good apps for running on your PC. I think a lot of the free online services like Flickr now provide basic online editing tools. Or try Picnik - edit photos the easy way, online in your browser for a simple, free online editing site.
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Thanks for all the good suggestions!

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I use faststone.org software. Their browser is really good for basic editing and viewing of pictures.
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Old 03-16-2008, 07:46 PM   #9
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Another vote for Picassa.
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Yep, Picassa here too.
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Old 03-17-2008, 09:27 AM   #11
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Love Picassa. It automatically harvests all the pictures on your hard drive and sets them up in chronological files. Easy to modify pictures and also to email them as it automatically shrinks file size (compression).

Good tool to search your kid's computer for pornography too!
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The email feature is awesome, and I love the Picasa web albums--makes it easy to share photos with just friends or make them public. I like the simple crop tool, the red-eye remover, and the fill light slider--simple and easy to use.
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