There are broadly two types of photo editing software
This is used by art directors, graphic designers or photographers working with newspapers, magazines and the electronic media companies. It allows for cropping, changing lighting effects, airbrushing errors and more.
Such software is used by amateurs and novices who are new to editing, or do it as a hobby. It allows for simple tasks such as adding frames or distorting images and more.
Though it is difficult to choose from among the different types of image editing software available, all of which offer myriad features, some of the best photo editing software, according to industry ratings agencies, are:
- Corel Paint Shop Pro
- Adobe Photoshop Elements
- Serif PhotoPlus
- Xara Photo & Graphic Designer
- ACDSee Photo Editor
- Photo Explosion
- Ulead PhotoImpact
How can you pick the software most suitable for you? Identify your needs and evaluate the options available on the basis of the following 7 key parameters.
With so many features available in most software, usage assumes great significance. Good software offer a simple user interface, easy-to-understand directions, and "Wizards" for simplifying tasks such as correcting problems and aiding in quick learning and navigation.
Image editing software should offer features for adding, changing or improving your photos, such as removing red-eye, straightening crooked pictures, taking care of insufficient lighting, and more.
The software features should include organizing capabilities such as thumbnails, keyword search or query or rating, view image formats from digital cameras, store images in digital albums, and image archiving.
The image editing software should provide tools for optimizing parameters such as image resolution, file size and so on, and to enable sharing through various modes such as e-mail, MMS, print, web galleries and social media sites such as Picasa, Shutterfly, Flickr and Facebook.
Photo editing software features should enable saving images in different file formats and in different ways such as printing, on the web, e-mailing and integrating with other applications that allow creation of digital photo albums, collages and cards.
In the graphics world, a huge number of applications create image files in various formats, the most widely used being JPEG, TIF, PICT, BMP, EPS, PDF and GIF. The photo editing software should be capable of importing files of most formats into it, as well as converting from one format to another before exporting.
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An easier alternative to mastering the functions of the huge array of features of any editing software is to outsource your work to a professional imaging services provider like Flatworld Solutions. Our talented and experienced professionals have adequate creative juices to handle any type of photo editing software and to deliver work of excellent quality.An extensive and easy-to-follow tutorial explaining the "hows" and "whys" of specific features, a pop-up "Help" menu, FAQs, as well as e-mail, chat and phone support, are a critical and essential part of any good editing software.
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