?
Solved

Graphics editor

Posted on 2009-03-31
4
Medium Priority
?
318 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I used to have a photo editing app that would allow me to duplicate the image, display both simultaneously (after transforming one into b&w) and then using a 'clone' tool re-enable coloring only on certain parts of the photo.

Anyone aware of a free app that can accomplish something like this?  Running Vista.  I'm using google's picasa, but I don't think I can do it there...
0
Comment
Question by:sirbounty
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
rejoinder earned 1000 total points
ID: 24036361
Sounds like the old version of PaintShop Pro.

The new one has a tool similar to what you are asking...
http://www.corel.com/servlet/Satellite/us/en/Product/1184951547051#
Sadly, this one will cost you.
0
 
LVL 67

Author Comment

by:sirbounty
ID: 24039225
Good memory - I believe that was it.
Found another one in the drawer that I might play with, but was curious if you knew of anything either native to vista or a good, free, and easy to use...?
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:rejoinder
ID: 24040995
The name sounds silly but there is an open source program called gimp.
http://www.gimp.org
On the website, under features, there is a sample image of something similar to what you described above - with a black and white picture detailed with some colour.  The site has links to plug-ins and forums for assistance which may come in handy.  As for its simplicity, you've got me.  Looks similar to other modern image managers such as Photoshop.
Can't hurt to try right?  :-)
0
 
LVL 67

Author Comment

by:sirbounty
ID: 24041015
Tried gimp before..
Oh well - my main question is answered.  Thanx for the help. :^)
0

Featured Post

Keep up with what's happening at Experts Exchange!

Sign up to receive Decoded, a new monthly digest with product updates, feature release info, continuing education opportunities, and more.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Welcome back!  My apologies for taking so long to write part two of this series; it's been a long time coming!  As I promised in Part 1, this article will focus on how to locate those elusive AD properties that you are searching for.  Why is this us…
This script will sweep a range of IP addresses (class c only, 255.255.255.0) and report to a log the version of office installed. What it does: 1.)      Creates log file in the directory the script is run from (if it doesn't already exist) 2.)      Sweep…
If you are looking for an automated solution for backup single or multiple Office 365 user mailboxes to Outlook data file, then you can use Kernel Office 365 Backup & Restore tool. Go through the video to check out the steps to backup single or mult…
If you are looking for an automated tool which can generate reports for Outlook emails and other items from PST file, then you can go for Kernel PST Reporter tool. The reports which are created by this tool are helpful to analyze and understand PST …

589 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question