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Free Photo editing Software
« on: Monday 03 May 21 06:22 BST (UK) »
I recently had to update my computer to a windows10 from a windows Vista. On the old machine I had a free photo editing software programme, BUT (mental blank time) I cannot remember what it was. It was not Gimp, but it was one recommended by Rootschatters.

If any one can come up with what one it was, I would be very grateful. I have tried out the editing system implicit in Windows 10, but do not find it at all simple, nor what I am looking for.

Yours in hope

AC

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Re: Free Photo editing Software
« Reply #1 on: Monday 03 May 21 07:47 BST (UK) »
IrfanView?
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Re: Free Photo editing Software
« Reply #2 on: Monday 03 May 21 09:15 BST (UK) »
I use Irfanview.


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Re: Free Photo editing Software
« Reply #3 on: Monday 03 May 21 10:41 BST (UK) »
Ian Nelson, who hasnít been on the photo board for about a month, but is still on other boards, used to recommend paint.net which has been around for a long time. He talks about some free programs here: https://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=844266.0

And on this link is a reviewer of 17 currently available free ones: https://www.gihosoft.com/hot-topics/best-free-photo-editing-software-pc.html

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Re: Free Photo editing Software
« Reply #4 on: Monday 03 May 21 11:04 BST (UK) »
Among free programs I mostly prefer FastStone Image Viewer (an editor in spite of its name) to IrfanView, though there are one or two areas where IrfanView seems better.
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Re: Free Photo editing Software
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 04 May 21 01:29 BST (UK) »
Thank you all for your help.

I THINK that I was using Irfanview, so will download it and see if it looks like the one I was using before.

As I said, complete mental blank as to which I was using :'( :'(

I will let you all know later when I have downloaded it and tried it out.

Many thanks.

AC

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« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 05 May 21 01:44 BST (UK) »
Thank you all. I have just downloaded Irfanview, and it certainly looks like what I had on the old PC.

I have just had a look at it, and printed out one photo. I will have to do some more trials (playing around), but it certainly looks good.

Again many thanks for your help.

AC