Scan, browse, retouch, apply filters and effects to your images easily with PhotoFiltre
PhotoFiltre is a fast yet complete image retouching program and image viewer. If you wait an hour for PhotoShop to open, just to resize this photo, or crop, or add some text, apply a common filter, etc., you can use instead PhotoFiltre.
It allows you to do simple or even some advanced adjustments, apply a vast range of filters, while it is able to open instantly. You can find standard adjustments (brightness, contrast, dyed, saturation, gamma correction) and artistic filters (watercolor, pastels, Indian ink, pointillism, puzzle effect). There are more than 100 filters to be discovered!
Other features : Image browser, Plug-in management, Scanning of images using a TWAIN compatible device (scanner, webcam, photocamera), Transparency management for GIF images, exporting to icons (16, 256 or 16 millions of colors), Advanced text effects (rotation, shading, bevel), Several types of contours and textures, Blending and assembling of images, and more…
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