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#668460 - 18th Feb 2012 10:47pm picture editing
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hi all was just wondering if anybody knows where i can get free software to make a picture i have look better i took it on my phone an its not very clear but i really like it. Thanks in advance

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#668465 - 18th Feb 2012 10:54pm Re: picture editing [Re: Little_B]
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have you tried picnik. its due to close soon but is great for airbrushing and altering pics and is free at the moment

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#668466 - 18th Feb 2012 10:55pm Re: picture editing [Re: Little_B]
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You ain't gonna be able to improve a phone picture much, if at all.

Give RawTherapee a try, it's normally used for editing RAW's from SLR/DSLR cameras but it usually opens jpg and other files.

http://rawtherapee.com/downloads

Other options are a trial/pirated version of Adobe Lightroom, but it's annoying to use so I much prefer RT.
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#668473 - 18th Feb 2012 11:25pm Re: picture editing [Re: ex0__]
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I use Photoshop for some technical/complex photo editing, but most of the time I use Photoscape it has a vast array of features for a free software product. A do quick tweaks with it brightness, contrast, frames, watermarks.
Check my Flickr in signature for samples

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#668492 - 19th Feb 2012 12:50am Re: picture editing [Re: ChrisJ]
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Picassa is free from google and I find it easy to use for simple enhancements to photos. smile

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#668511 - 19th Feb 2012 6:42am Re: picture editing [Re: Little_B]
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Try Irfanview. Free. Download, install, open your picture and press shift-S to sharpen, then shift-U to automatically adjust colours.

irfanview.com

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#668533 - 19th Feb 2012 9:47am Re: picture editing [Re: MikeT]
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i rarely alter images (partly cos i havnt a clue how to) other than contrast, but when i do i use Gimp2 which is a freeware program

http://download.cnet.com/GIMP/3000-2192_4-10073935.html
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