It has been a long time since I shared anything here. That is about to change. On putting a new machine into use, I have started to move my tools over from my old computer. At the same time I have made sure that I am up to date and have the latest releases installed. … Continue reading Coming soon …
Microsoft Photo Gallery why it's still my favorite photo management tool It started way back in the Windows Vista era as Windows Live Photo Gallery. It became a very capable image organizer and editor. But sadly, Microsoft discontinued it after the last version in 2012. It is no longer available from Microsoft and it is … Continue reading Photo Gallery
My Top Twelve Photo Processing Tools Just a short time ago I put a new laptop into use to by my primary machine for photo post-processing and artistic manipulations. One by one I moved my most used tools over to this computer. Here is my list of the "top twelve": Photo Gallery Corel PaintShop Pro … Continue reading My Top Twelve
A codec is a background program that permits other applications to handle specific files. Cameras can save photo image files in “RAW” format, a proprietary format by camera manufacturers. To see this images in Windows Explorer and other programs a codec is needed. I have used the two codecs that are shown below. Microsoft Camera … Continue reading Photo File Codecs
FastStone Image Viewer for Windows from FastStone.org is an image editor, organizer, viewer, converter and more with an amazing array of tools. This application is free for non-commercial use. It is one of my favorite tools for tasks that are more than just doing the basics. I particularly like the sketch and paint tools. Here … Continue reading FastStone Image Viewer
There is no better blogging editor than Windows Live Writer. This tool has been around for some years and has been part of the Windows Live suite of programs. With the changes preparing for Windows 8 there is worry among users that this outstanding tool will not be supported in the future. For now … Continue reading Live Writer
Hi there! When a friend recently asked me, "what was that app you told me about ...", I looked back through posts and emails to find the reference, then had to go and find links to the app so I could share the information. It occurred to me that I have a lot of tools, … Continue reading Hello world!