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View Resource FxFoto 5.0.066

The end of the year can be a joyous time, but assembling holiday photos can be a real challenge. FxFoto 5.0.066 is a nice way to edit and assemble photos with relatively little fuss. The application can remove red-eye and blemishes from photos, add frames and borders, and even correct colors. As with most programs of this type, user can also create a slide show with seamless transitions and snappy...
View Resource ScreenFlow

Capturing images and screen shots can be tricky, and it's nice to hear about new applications that can help out with such tasks. ScreenFlow allows users to create screen recordings and it also includes an array of editing options. Visitors should note that this is a trial version, and that the full-featured version costs $99. This version is compatible with computers running Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.
View Resource TinEye Reverse Image Search

TinEye is essentially a reverse image search engine that allows users to submit images in order to find out where it came from, how it is being used, if modified versions of the image exist, or to find higher resolution versions. The site includes a FAQ area and a demonstration video. Visitors will need to sign and create a password, and afterwards they will be able to use the search engine. This...
View Resource PicsLikeThat

Scrambling through the Internet for a particular image can be time-consuming and tedious. PicsLikeThat offers a visually delightful way to look for images that will be most useful. Visitors just need to enter a search term into their search engine, and they will have a grid display of relevant images returned to their computer screen. Visitors can click on each result to find out more information...
View Resource Kwout

What is "kwout"? Basically, it's a tiny application that allows users to "quote" a part of a web page as an image with an image map. It is easy to use, as all users have to do is add the kwout bookmarklet to their favorite browser. Visitors can then grab a screenshot, cut out the area of interest, and post it to social media sites, such as Twitter, Tumblr, and so on. Overall, it's a rather neat...
View Resource Taggstar

Making static images come alive with creative and interesting tags is a snap with Taggstar. Visitors can sign up here; all they need to do to get started is to copy and paste some code into their site. After this, visitors can add sophisticated tags to their site, rich with annotations, links to other sites, and so on. The program works with Tumblr, Wordpress, and so on. This version is compatible...

View Resource TwitrCovers

If you're new to Twitter you may be looking for a compelling new image to enhance your public profile. TwitrCovers is a fine way to search for such an image, and it contains hundreds of images for general use. Visitors can scroll through the homepage to get started, or they can use the Categories tab. The sections here include abstract, animals, movies, and nature. These images are compatible with...

View Resource Ribbet

Ribbet offers visitors the opportunity to edit their photos on the fly online. The site gives users the ability to crop, resize, and rotate their images, along with adding captions in a host of different fonts. Also, there are a number of compelling special filters with names like Cairo, Morocco, Los Angeles, and Fiji. This version is compatible with all operating systems.

View Resource Converseen

If you are looking for a way to convert, resize, rotate and flip an unlimited number of images, Converseen is worth a look. It's an open source program that supports over 100 image formats and the user interface is easy to use. The site for the program includes a FAQ area and this version is compatible with Windows and Linux operating systems. [KMG]

View Resource YouSnap

Looking to turn images into PDF files? It's easy to do with YouSnap and it can be a great tool for capturing notes from meetings, presentations, and other gatherings. The app helps isolate and select the important areas in these images and then instantly corrects the perspective and enhances the image quality. This version is compatible with all devices running Android 2.2 and newer.

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