Images and Photos





Photo and imaging software is used to edit and compose raster images; Adobe Photoshop, which dominates the market, has its own topic. Common actions include cropping, slicing, retouching, color replacement, masking and erasing. Other programs include Apple Photo, Corel PaintShop Pro, GIMP, Serif PhotoPlus, Pixlr, PhotoScape, Picasa and IrfanView.

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I was hoping to get some help on writing a PowerShell script. The main goal of the script is to rename many JPG files within a folder. Currently, All of the JPGs are in sequential order ( 1.jpg, 2.jpg, 3.jpg....), and we need to rename those files with the username that is associated with the user who is in the photo, while still keeping the .jpg extension. We currently have an Excel file (CSV) that is two columns, one being "DisplayName" and the other is "Number" (the file name/number that is associated with the user).  Our script currently reads:

# Reads csv file
$ListofUsers = Import-Csv -Path "...EmployeePhotos\Testing\UserRename.csv" -Header "DisplayName","Number"

ForEach ($User in $ListofUsers) {
#Get username
write-host $User.DisplayName,$user.Number
$userDname = $User.DisplayName
$sam = Get-ADUser -Filter {Name -like $userDname} -Properties SamAccountName
#Rename File
Format-Table -HideTableHeaders
    if ($sam.Samaccountname -ne $null) {

    write-host $sam.Samaccountname

    } else {
    write-host "Bad Name $userDname" -ForegroundColor Red

$HashTable = @{a = 1 ;b = 2}
$var.GetEnumerator() | Get-Member -HideHeaders
foreach ($userDname in $ListofUsers) {
    $HashTable = @{
        $User.DisplayName = $sam
        $ListofUsers = $User.Number
   # You need to make it recognize that file 1 is attached to XXXXXXX file 2 is attached to XXXXX...ext.
   #user.number =
I have a physical stamp with some info on it and I stamp invoices and then I scan them to email addresses.  Is there a way to take a plain sheet of paper, stamp it and scan it as a jpeg or a pdf and then when I get these invoices I somehow "add" the pdf or jpeg of the stamp onto the invoice?  What would be the best and easiest way to do this?  I have a mac computer and a windows computer if that matters.
For some strange reason a users OneNote in his iPhone is super slow in pages that have lot of data.  This problem has never occur and the user has a bunch of pages clogged with data and always OneNote has need working optimum.

Today we noticed the user typed and the characters were super slow to appear the pages with lots of data (FYI there is no images in these pages just typed data and links) - below is a vid of said problem.  However in a new page or a small or regular page contents, typing is ok.

What can be going on?  Please advice.

I am trying to split color in a <div> then place a transparent PNG image over the colors:

background: linear-gradient(to bottom, rgba(0, 0, 0, .0) 50%, rgba(255, 255, 255, 1.0) 50%);


background: linear-gradient(to bottom, rgba(0, 0, 0, .0) 50%, rgba(255, 255, 255, 1.0) 50%);

The latter of the 2 overrides the former.

Please advise.

Thank you,


This is related to Windows 10.
Unable to open the PNG or JPEG files
I go to Setting > Photo Viewer > I saw 3 options of Apps: Photos, Adobe Photoshop Express, Paint.
All the 3 apps would not open the png or jpeg files.

I occasionally have need to be able to let others view pictures I have taken. I need  the name of a site that I can upload photos to and give a website address to one or many people so that they can view, but not alter or delete the photos. I am looking for a free or next to free service. Please suggest sites that will let me accomplish this goal.
How to crop with Irfanview and discard the black leftover?
Actually meant to crop the rest on the left side and top and bottom to leave the map portion.

This laptop and Windows 8 does not have the best cropper user wise which is Microsoft Picture Manager.

I tried cropping with Paint and little results.
Activating a YouTube Playlist?

I created a playlist of my videos in the order I'd like them displayed. But I do not see any difference.

Can I make the playlist into the default playlist?

What is a URL address or method to download a trial version of Photoshop for Windows?
What is the latest version number of Photoshop for Windows?
Does ZOHO Webinar allow a live video stream as an input? I see they have a brand called Darkroom which works on Windows, not Mac. I just need to live stream video.

My problem with WebinarJam is that it controls the webcam, and provides me now way to insert a ChromaKey to replace a green screen background. YouTube, on the other hand, works perfectly in this regard.

Zoho is low cost and seems full featured. But I need to find if it gets its video stream from a configurable source, like OBS or vMix Pro, or is stuck with the model used by WebinarJam.

Need a "poor man's" green screen

At the moment, I am stuck. I am all configured for a live webinar using WebinarJam. Now, I find they do not support green screen replacement.

I am looking fo a technical solution, like using GoToWebinar. But, in the short run, is there another possible solution, like finding a professional looking cloth drape to use instead of a green screen?

There is a nice app comes with WIN 10 that help in editing picture, but it does not handle bulk pictures.
I am looking for an can resize 20 or 30 pictures in one click. It does not matter if it is paid or unpaid for me.

Thank you in advance.
Need to create WordPress based photo album

I have a WP site and find the format of Flickr a bit unworkable. For example, I want to provide a URL to my tour attendees, and show my photo library after they provide their First Name and an Email address.

Do you know of any WP plug ins that could help me create a virtual tour image photo gallery?

I believe it is possible to have a png file with multiple images on it, and have them rendered separately using JavaScript., However I've not been able to find out how to do this. Can anyone assist me?

Just to be clear, I can follow this

But what I'm looking for it something more  flexible, where the png file has various images positioned within it, and the JavaScript can access the images separately, to overlay one image on top of another, not simply adjust the offset of each image.
Which ScreenFlow product does green screen removal for Live Streaming on an old Mac?

There are so many choices. I am not sure which is the best (and cheapest) for me.

I need to remove the green screen from the video feed, and replace it with a static image, since I am using WebinarJam for a live web seminar.

Which ScreenFlow product handles this green screen removal on a Mac? I have an old Mac, and hope it would work on a 2013 Mac with the following hardware:

Processor: 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5
Memory: 8 GB 1333 MHz DDR3
Graphics: Intel HG Graphics 4000 1536 MB

If I must, I would consider a machine upgrade to use ScreenFlow, but hope I can get it running with my current gear.

Using ChromaCam (or other) on my Mac to replace a green screen with a static image?

I need to replace the green screen for live streaming with a Logitech C922 on a Macbook.

Does ChromaCam support this? I see other names, like Syphon, CamTwist, VirtualEyez, Veescope, Wirecast, MimoLive (formerly BoinxTV) or Visual Communicator. (ChromaCam is based on Personify, which I think is Windows only.)

I need to run this on my Mac, since Windows runs of parallels, and I see a huge time delay on the webcam that make it unacceptable.

Please let me know.

Need to replace green screen background using a web cam for live streaming

I use WebinarJam and need a web cam, and have been directed to get a Logitech 922 or 930 (by EE and WebinarJam).

A primary use of this camera will be of me in front of a green screen, for live streaming. But I am not yet sure if WebinarJam handles the green screen replacement or if that is the job of the camera itself.

Here is a camera which does the green screen replacement...

I have a Mac, BUT, I could load Windows for this Personify green screen replacement technology to be compatible with my system.

My only experience with green screen replacement is with a video, using Premiere Pro. I have not does this live but have heard there are problems involving automatic green screen replacement, when the subject is moving, or when details, like fingers, get truncated.

Please provide some feedback on whether this green screen replacement works well with this camera? Is it possible that WebinarJam has a setting which does the green screen replacement.for me?

Need a web cam for live streaming

I need a web cam for live streaming my video image to my Mac, for use in a live webinar.

I may place it on a tripod since the top of my monitor may be a bit low. So, I think I need a conventionally sized screw hole at the bottom of the device.

I need it to be high enough quality so that my webinar looks good.

What kind of resolution do I need?

What kinds of features are useful?

I expect to buy on eBay.

Any suggestions from this page?

Hi - I'm looking for some advice on what options are available to migrate data from Google Drive and Google Photos to Microsoft's OneDrive Personal. Is there a direct migration path? or do I need to download photo's & documents locally then upload to one drive? Are there any recommended utilities that will automate the migration process? I look forward to hearing from you.

I cannot move videos from my iPhone 7 Plus (IOS 11.4.1) to my Win 10 Pro 64 bit desktop. I opened the folders in my iPhone and searched for the .mov files. Then I highlighted the ones I wanted and did a cut/paste to the desktop. 37 files out of 150 did move. The remaining ones will not move and I get a device is unreachable error. I can see the videos on my phone. Also, in explorer, there are only blank icons, no thumbnails showing up for these files. The other thing that I do not understand is that in explorer, all the other folders are showing up as empty when I know they are full of photos and videos.
Reversing the order of the videos on my YouTube page

I need to change the order that the videos on my YouTube page appear in.

Is this possible?

I see I have no playlists.

If I created one, would that even matter? Or can I make a new playlist the default playlist?
Need to publish a photo library on the web

I need a mobile friendly way to show 50-100 of my photos on the web, and be able to customize various search methods for users to search quickly through the images.

What tools are there?

In the long run, I will use my website to host these. In the short run I need convenience and speed to market.

I would pay a small monthly fee if there were a few with advanced features.

I just realized, Facebook could be a great place for this.

Does Google Drive enable access to files to users without that user being registered by my Admin?

I want to give a virtual tour of a famous travel destination. I want to make my image visible by people on my tour, but without me needing to log on as an Admin to Google Drive.

Is there a way I can make certain folder on my drive public?

I am fine giving out a URL to paying customers, even if that URL will be visible to people who did not pay for anything.

Does Google Drive do this?

Suggestions for Google Drive features to use and Google Drive Plug-ins?

I am planning on providing a virtual tour of a popular tourist spot and plan to use Google Drive to display image during my live tour and to provide visual information for those taking the tour while I am not even there. So I have some requirements and a need for advice about what features of Google Drive and the Google Drive plug-ins could give me  more functionality.

I need to provide about 50 images which are:
1) ranked 1-50
2) can be gotten via key word search
3) each photo have some text explanation
4) each photo could be linked to other images, not necessarily the next image in the sequence. This allows grouping into a theme.
5) Mobile support

Does Google Drive do all this?

Do I need a Google Drive plug-in to do any of these?

What features have I not suggested which either Google Drive or a Google Drive plug-in provide which might be useful?

Lastly, what security / fraud concerns do I need to protect myself against?


Images and Photos





Photo and imaging software is used to edit and compose raster images; Adobe Photoshop, which dominates the market, has its own topic. Common actions include cropping, slicing, retouching, color replacement, masking and erasing. Other programs include Apple Photo, Corel PaintShop Pro, GIMP, Serif PhotoPlus, Pixlr, PhotoScape, Picasa and IrfanView.