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I have a photo I want to place some text on to put on a Facebook page of the main picture. My question is, is there any free software out there that will allow me to do this? It is basically a photo in the background & I need to place the name of the business & such on it....thanks for any suggestions!
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Try GIMP

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And if you are in need of a tutorial of adding text to the picture in GIMP here ya go...

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Hi,

GIMP (http://www.gimp.org/) is a popular free editing program, but may be overkilll for just adding some text to a photo.  It has a lot of powerful tools, like a free version of Photoshop.  There are several others (some as powerful, som a but simpler listed at http://mashable.com/2013/07/22/free-image-editors/#_ which may be of interest as well.

Hope this helps,

WebDevEM
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Use IrfanView (free).  Use the following tutorial on how to add text to a picture:

< http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/44074/inserting-text-using-irfanview/ >

IrfanView download: < http://www.irfanview.com/ >
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Another possibility is Paint.NET that you can download here: http://www.getpaint.net/download.html.

Much easier to use/learn than GIMP (I use both, by the way).

But, as mentioned above, a lot of users swear by IrfanView, which I use mostly for resizing and converting between graphics formats.
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