Photos / Graphics Software

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

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Part 1) I have tons of images from my research, where I have the same image in many different folders, often using the same filename. These do not involve a human face.


Part 2) I have lots of redundant photos of family and friends on disk and also imported into the "Photos" app on my MacBook.
None involve a human face.

I need a solution to help reduce redundant photos on my disk, since they are starting to clog my disk.

What options to I have?

If I used Picassa, does that only match like photos when there is a human face? Or is it pattern based, so I can use it to match on pictures of buildings also?

Is there an app I can use on the Mac, which I can keep private? I do not relish handing over 100% of my research and family photos to Big Brother in the Sky.

Thanks
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I am looking for advice as to what software and camera(s) can be used to create an image on a PC screen of a chair (for example).
The image on the screen should be able to be rotated in real time by operation of a slider control or mouse as if the
 chair were on a turn-table and the turn-table was being rotated. The image would reveal a  view from every angle of rotation.
I imagine that a 3D camera would be needed and that a minimum of 3 "pictures" would need to be taken, the pictures then somehow would be "stitched" together and viewed with a viewer.
I am a Windows C++ application programmer with little or no experience and a very modest budget for this  kind of software, hardware or terminology and would appreciate some general information as to what Windows software or hardware is needed.
I am not seeking information on Game programming as such although I imagine there is some relevant information to be gained from that topic area.
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Long time Picasa user who is looking for a current product to replace it.

I've tried PhotoShop/Lightroom and Affinity and they are the wrong product for what I'm trying to do.

Even though I do some fairly involved/creative editing, I'm looking for a product that focuses more on filters and effects as opposed to working with layers.

Used to use Microsoft PhotoDraw back in the day and really liked that product as well.

There seem to be dozens of products that do what I would want written for IOS, but I want something that can be used in Windows.

Any suggestions appreciated!

Nathan
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paint sad face No More Paint?
With the news of MS Paint being killed "deprecated", I just had to express my feelings in the only appropriate way I could... I mean, it's certainly not a great image editor at all, but at least you could count on it being available on any Windows system. Even when I've had much better tools at hand, it was still a frequent go-to for really quick-and-dirty screen grab cropping and annotating.

How do you feel about this? Do you mourn the loss or feel it's long overdue?
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by:Brian Matis
Wait... Paint 3D has no crop? That sounds crazy...
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by:Colleen Kayter
LOL. I know, right? Paint 3D lacks a lot of the features that make Paint a quick & dirty photo/screenshot editor. Even worse, the Win 10 Photo Viewer and the built-in editor? No crop there, either. Wut the?
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I seek an easy way to accomplish what I have drawn line by line in CorelDraw. I know there is SOME way to create individual odd shape rectangles and simply join them.It took atl least 13 steps instead of creating 5 rectangles and joining them. PLEASE assist me in accomplishing this simple task. Easy for your....difficult for me. Can I get a hand?example of segments
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User has the latest version of Adobe Lightroom - Mac.  They have configured a variety of file export settings, which they would like to use on their MacBook Pro.  

Is there a settings file or other method that could be used to duplicate Lightroom export settings on a second computer?


Thanks
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Hi,

when i switch on my moto 4g plus android plus  it says loudly "hello moto" then some music while it is starting. How to mute these disturbing sounds on start up. what settings i have to change or that?

please advise
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Hi,

Is it possible to create colour libraries patterns in Adobe Creative Cloud, and then they appear in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Sketch, and Adobe Comp?

I'm constantly working on repeat client projects and I have to keep going back to their logo to sample their default color. I'm sure Adobe Creative Cloud has a better way of managing this across all of their software?
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I need to use Photoshop CC to elect an object and place a darker border around it.

For example, this image...

typical object
How do I do this in an automated way? I do not want to draw the lines myself, with the line tool.

Thanks.
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Want to print some photos after cropping

What ap to use to keep the correct aspect ratio ?

Thanks
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According to this...

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Reduce-the-file-size-of-a-picture-8db7211c-d958-457c-babd-194109eb9535?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US&fromAR=1


I should have the option:

"Under Picture Tools, on the Format tab, in the Adjust group, click Compress Pictures."

Is this not supported on Word 2017 Mac?

I need to compress the images.

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I have an 85 page Word Document with 85 images, and when I convert it to PDF the file size becomes 1.33 GB!

That is totally unacceptable.

I am flummoxed that the file could never be so huge. These image are in the size range of 1MB to 10 MB.

Are there different file formats I could use that convert better?

How do I reduce the resolution to those images? I am hoping for a Word feature that lets me reduce resolution inside Word versus me needing to handle each image outside of Word, which will take the whole day.

Thanks.
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Is there an easy way without using the WWW to get background/foreground colors from the image itself that I am editing?
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I need to adjust image sizes manually for the rime being, since I do not yet know how to maintain aspect ratio on size reduction.

So, I need some measurement tool for the X and for the Y.

Does that exist?
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I see that neat feature too Place an image, but when I try and shrink if from the top corner, the aspect ration changes, making the image useless.

How do I adjust the size and force to to remain true?

Thanks
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I want to eraser or remove the blackout text to read the text original but i can't found the way to recover the text under the blackout ..i paint with color on the text photo and saved so i want to back to original photo ..plz help me if we have an application or any trick to remove it
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I can use Photoshop CC to create a frame, but now I need to insert an image into it. How do I do this from an existing image file? Is there a way to make the frame adjust to the aspect ration of the image file?

Thanks
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I have a wide angle view of a map and need to put a circle (or square) round a small piece of it and over the enlarged detail on the unimportant part of the map.

How do I do this?
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I can use Fuzzy Select to find the colored areas I want. How do I then add a dark order to that region?

Right now, it just twinkles to show it is active...so how do I transition to actually use that region?

Thanks
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I saw a video which had a long list of optional tools to be used in the Layers window, but I only see a few...

Layers

I have a Mac. Is that the difference?

Thanks.
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I would like to buy a selfie stick for my iPhone 6 if it let me take pictures in a different perspective, and not of myself.

Sometimes, I want to be a few feet taller.

Can it be used for this?

What is the longest one I could get?

Can it secure my phone safely?

Thanks
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I would like the ability to come back that image and update any element which I add today. Does each event go in its own layer?

Or, is there another way to be able to edit, for example, a line? I may want to reduce the line width a month from now...

Thanks.
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On the following advertisement, I see an item in the picture that does not appear in the list of items at the bottom of the page...

Any idea what it is?

See attached image...

Gadget
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Nikon-COOLPIX-P900-Digital-Camera-83x-Optical-Zoom-Wi-Fi-Black-32GB-Bundle-/322284062468?hash=item4b09a08704:g:gqYAAOSwBt5ZNv5w

ALSO, I have a question about the size of the memory card(s). I see this has two at 16GB each. I also see a refurbished camera with a single 64 GB card.

Can you give me some ice how fast a 16GB card would fit with this camera? Let's say, distant shots require me the max resolution and file size per pic.

How many would a 16BG card hold?

Thanks
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I see how to use Gimp for Mac to draw a line, but it's to thick. I want 1 pixel.

I tried using the Brush editor with no luck.

What's the trick?

I have Gimp 2.8.22 (Mac)

Thanks
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On one image.

How do I do this? I assume a new Layer would be smart, but can not get this to work.

They are different heights and will need slight adjustments to dimensions.

This one does not work...

https://gimper.net/threads/re-how-can-i-put-multiple-pics-side-by-side-to-make-one-picture.1042/

I do not see the second image...

Thanks.
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Photos / Graphics Software

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