Photo Pro offers a useful tool for coloring and graying photos, but is in many ways limited by its trial restrictions. While the core functionality that the free app comes with works well, it's not enough to replace other photo editing apps that do this and much more. As a result, you may find the app lacking in several key areas if you want to do anything more than change the coloration of a photo on your phone.
When you open Photo Pro, you can choose to either load an image from the gallery or take a new one … Read more
Photo Sketch Free is a fun photo editing app that manages to perfectly capture the style and theme of the filters it uses in the interface and design. The result is an attractive, well-made, and quick app that offers a number of editing tools with only a handful of issues. If you enjoy filtering your photos and want an app with new and fun options for doing so, this is a good place to start.
When you open Photo Sketch free, you see immediately what you're working with. The interface and design features are all hand drawn and they … Read more
Photo2Cover is a fun-to-use app filled with custom filters that will convert your photos into magazine and newspaper covers. While there are a number of limitations here, including the text on each of these covers, the overall effect is often very impressive; and because it offers you so many options for how to integrate your photos, change certain headlines, and share the covers, there is a lot of fun to be had here.
When you load up Photo2Cover you can review each of the covers available for your photos. Most of them fit a certain theme -- popular magazine brands, … Read more
PicArts Photo Studio offers a number of powerful editing tools for your images, with only a handful of issues related to the layout and design of the interface. Finding and using the tools can be at times frustrating, but this is a small complaint, considering the sheer number of options that are included with the app, from basic photo filters and sketching tools to 3D effects and artistic effects that render images quickly onscreen.
When you load PicArts Photo Studio, you can choose an image from your library or load a new one from your camera. From there, you must … Read more
PicShop Photo Editor manages to avoid many of the mistakes commonly made by other photo editors to provide a robust, easy-to-use experience, perfect for the iPhone. Loaded with useful editing tools, a slick interface, and tons of tips along the way to ensure you get the most out of the app, PicShop Photo Editor will become a staple in your photo editing tool folder.
When you first open PicShop Photo Editor, the app will show you where to tap and how to find certain tools you will need for the editing process. Start by taking a new photo, loading one … Read more
Ephemeral messaging app Snapchat is now on equal footing with Facebook in the photo-sharing department. The app currently sees 350 million "snaps" sent per day, Snapchat co-founder Evan Spiegel said Monday.
Spiegel announced the new figure, up from 200 million snaps in June, during an interview at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco. The snap, the essence of the mobile app for iOS and Android, is a photo or video message users send to friends that disappears after a few seconds.
Because a snap can be likened to a photo share, one could argue that the 2-year-old … Read more
Facebook spent $1 billion to acquire Instagram in 2012 and is apparently ready to see a return on its investment.
Although no ads currently appear on the photo-sharing site, Instagram's new chief operating officer expects the site to be ready to begin selling ads within a year.
"We want to make money in the long term, but we don't have any short-term pressure," White told The Wall Street Journal.
On Thursday, CyberLink launched the 5th version of PhotoDirector. The latest release brings native 64-bit support, new ways to fix distorted photos via Auto Lens Correction, and improved photo management that includes better RAW file support.
PhotoDirector is a high-end photo workflow app that directly competes against similar competitors like Adobe Lightroom and Apple Aperture. This update brings additional pro-level effects and corrective tools like improved chromatic aberration and downloadable Lens Profiles. Version 5 also enables higher DPI support for both PC and Mac.
When you first open a photo to edit on PhotoDirector, there are two main approaches. You … Read more
Photo Scanner for Mac transforms photos of documents into perspective-corrected scans, which you can then output as either JPEG or PDF files. The application's interface is neat and intuitive, and the app performs well, although a few additional tools would have been welcome.
Photo Scanner for Mac installs and opens to a welcoming interface. The included documentation and Help files make getting started and navigating the app very easy. The application allows you to open and edit image files, and transform files into scans of a user-defined resolution. However, the program offers only basic tools for correcting the quality … Read more