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Old 01-10-2013, 02:16 PM   #1
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Question Photoshop?

Need to manupulate a picture, does anybody know of any Free programms that would do that. Doesn't have to be anything fancy, it's just for a kids play. The end result doesn't have to be of a perfect quality or amyhing like that.

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Old 01-10-2013, 02:33 PM   #2
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Gimp is a full featured free editor with a learning curve http://www.gimp.org/ but there is
also Picasa
Picasa

Also Photobucket has a free built in online editor.
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Old 01-10-2013, 04:41 PM   #3
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I love Irfanview. Does a lot, and is easy to use.
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I use Picasa from google (free) it has lots of options and is great for beginners. I have GIMP, but for the life of me can't figure out how to use all of the features.

I use Picasa on all of my blog photos and photos that I post here.

http://picasa.google.com/
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It depends on what you want to do. I use both IrfanView and Picasa. I use Picasa mostly to make photos look better, e.g., better lighting, straighten, get rid of red eye. I can play around more with IrfanView: add lines, copy and paste one part to another part, more fine tuned playing around with lighting than in Picasa.
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Old 01-11-2013, 12:16 PM   #6
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.... add lines, copy and paste one part to another part, ....
I think this is what I'd need more.

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Old 01-11-2013, 12:29 PM   #7
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I think this is what I'd need more.

Thank you everybody.
Then get IrfanView - Official Homepage - one of the most popular viewers worldwide. It's free. I have been using it for many, many years. I always get the update as soon as I notice there is one.
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Old 01-12-2013, 01:24 AM   #8
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We too use Gimp... brilliant program

I also have Photoshop, which is fantastic, but it is a big program and is not cheap to buy, so for a free, yet still great program to play around with images, Gimp is the way to go
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I love Irfanview. Does a lot, and is easy to use.
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We too use Gimp... brilliant program

I also have Photoshop, which is fantastic, but it is a big program and is not cheap to buy, so for a free, yet still great program to play around with images, Gimp is the way to go
What operating system do you have on your computer?

I've played around with GIMP, but it wasn't exactly user friendly.
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