We have already shared a handsome amount of free Photo editing tool for Windows but frankly to say, none of them will meet your professional photo editing need by any mean. From that scenario, PhotoScape is rather a versatile program for you to work with images of various shapes, including the functions of various graphics software in a single file. PhotoScape is far more advanced photo editor tool from any other we have shared yet. You will be able to find almost all your need to reshape a photo or create a illustrator using PhotoScape for free. For those who do not have expertise in image editing but need to make several modifications to any file, PhotoScape is a great choice. Besides being a light-weight compared to other full-featured editors, it has intuitive interface with buttons that show exactly what each thing serves. You will find all your needed tools organized in category divided by tabs, facilitating the process of choosing that action you need to apply. To make things even better, the program has also GIF image editor for sharing any file in different frames for you to build the best internet meme. More to read.
So if you search for a complete and easy to use free tool to cover up all your image editing need, PhotoScape should be your first choice. To give you an idea of what the PhotoScape is capable of, it has all types of important tools like screen capture, view, merge, printing, converting and even create GIF animations, organized in a easy manner to please all kinds of users. PhotoScape provide tools that are easy to use and ideal for quick, requiring no hard procedures. So if you want to edit your photos with ease and get them ready to print or save a special form on the computer, PhotoScape is a lightweight and free option you can try out.
If you just want to view the photos you took with your digital camera or check out all the images that have been keeping for some time on the computer, PhotoScape presents an advanced image browser. Through lists of thumbnails, you will find full information about each image and can even view them in full screen or as a slideshow. And from that same section, you can also apply simple effects to images, like rotate, flip or change brightness.
Although you cannot compare this with highly expensive photo editing tools like Photoshop or others, PhotoScape has basic and very useful tools for those who just want to make some adjustments and corrections in his own photos. So if you want to edit, crop, resize or remove red eye from images, the tools in PhotoScape are perfect. For a special touch to your pictures and to add special elements to the scene, enjoy the many different edges, which include ready-made shapes (balloons, prints, hearts, cartoons etc..) or use figures and other icons of your choice. Via combining photos, you attach multiple images into a single file as if sticking to one another. So, you can have multiple images side by side, one under the other or as a framework linking images to be displayed at once and with great practicality.
PhotoScape has a pretty rare feature called Batch editing. This feature allows you to edit multiple images at once and with one click. So if you have several photos taken at the same moment and need to made some adjustments that can be done in common, this function you need only define the parameters and change all at once, saving time and avoiding repetitive actions.
Although it seems very common, the print function of PhotoScape is much more complete and advanced than Windows’ default option to print. It allows you to control printing your photos precisely. E.g. you can just define settings such as paper type, print quality and page orientation, whereas with PhotoScape you control how many photos are printed on the same sheet, their alignments, gamma and quality (DPI).
PhotoScape has another cool tool called Animated GIF. With this tool, you can animate your photos to create beautiful presentations with transition effects. To compose the animations, you just need to choose some photos, set the duration and then add the effects. At the end of the settings, you can still check how was the result of its creation in the browser window before you save the animation forever.
Besides the options already mentioned, the PhotoScape lets you take screenshots of a window, a region or the whole screen. The program also features the ability to drag the eyedropper to select the best colors, defining what is used in specific locations. PhotoScape can also be used to convert raw photos (photos taken by some cameras have this format) to jpg so that you can view these images easily. PhotoScape has so many other tools to mention. Just try them by yourself.
- Viewer: View photos in your folder, create a slideshow
- Editor: resizing, brightness and color adjustment, white balance, backlight correction, frames, balloons, mosaic mode, adding text, drawing pictures, cropping, filters, red eye removal, blooming, paint brush, clone stamp, effect brush
- Batch editor: Batch edit multiple photos
- Page: Merge multiple photos on the page frame to create one final photo
- Combine: Attach multiple photos vertically or horizontally to create one final photo
- Animated GIF: Use multiple photos to create a final animated photo
- Print: Print portrait shots, carte de visites(CDV), passport photos
- Splitter: Slice a photo into several pieces
- Screen Capture: Capture your screenshot and save it
- Color Picker: Zoom in on images, search and pick a color
- Rename: Change photo file names in batch mode
- Raw Converter: Convert RAW to JPG
- Paper Print: Print lined, graph, music and calendar paper
- Face Search: Find similar faces on the Internet
PhotoScape is a brilliant and full-featured free image editor tool that should meet all your common photo editing needs. It could be a prefect and far more advanced replacement of Microsoft Paint tool. Even if you are not a professional, you can complete all Photoshop need with this tool. PhotoScape works on Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows Vista.