Category: Software Reviews

Monday, January 25, 2016

Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 11 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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Xara Photo & Graphics Designer 11 is an affordable creative design and photo editing software application. Xara claims that it's "simply the most advanced photo and graphics editing tool available, for the money" - read our in-depth Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 11 review now to find out if that's true...

Zoner Photo Studio 18 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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Zoner Photo Studio 18 is an all-in-one photo editor, covering everything from downloading onto your computer to editing and sharing, all in one place. Can it compete with the likes of Paint Shop Pro and Adobe Photoshop Elements? Read our Zoner Photo Studio 18 review to find out.

Alien Skin Exposure X Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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Exposure X is a digital imaging app that helps photographers quickly organize, edit, and enhance their photos. Exposure X streamlines routine tasks and gives photographers a rich set of software tools for developing beautiful photos. Read our Alien Skin Exposure X review to find out if it deserves a place in your photography workflow...

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Adobe Premiere Elements 14 Review

Vincent Oliver | Software Reviews
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Premiere Elements 14 is the latest version of Adobe's affordable video editor for consumers. New features include 4K video editing, new and professional-looking motion titles, a selective-colour mode and slow-motion effects with enhanced guidance. Adobe Premiere Elements 14 is available now for Windows and Mac for $99.99 / £79.99 - Vincent Oliver finds out if it's worth upgrading...

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

ACDSee Ultimate 9 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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ACDSee Ultimate 9 is a new photo editing and management software program. ACDSee Ultimate 9 combines layers, image editing and management tools with new GPU-accelerated adjustment layers, support for 4k monitors, improved lens correction, a chronological view of your entire photo collection, tools for tracking and returning to various adjustments, as well as applying them to other sets of images, and much more. Read our in-depth ACDSee Ultimate 9 review now...

Aurora HDR Review

Jon Canfield | Software Reviews
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Aurora HDR is a new software program for creating better HDR images. Co-developed byMacphun and Trey Ratcliff, the world’s most renowned HDR photographer, Aurora HDR promises "a completely new photo editing experience". Jon Canfield takes it for a test drive in our in-depth Aurora HDR review...

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Adobe Photoshop Elements 14 Review

Vincent Oliver | Software Reviews
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Photoshop Elements 14 is the 2015 version of Adobe's affordable image editor for consumers. New features include a camera shake compensation function, a Haze Removal tool, enhanced Guided Edits, a friendlier Quick Edit mode and more precise selections. Adobe Photoshop Elements 14 is available now for Windows and Mac for $99.99 / £79.99 - Vincent Oliver finds out if it's worth upgrading...

Monday, September 28, 2015

MacPhun Intensify Pro Review

Amy Davies | Software Reviews
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MacPhun Intensify Pro is a software app that applies HDR effects to your images, as well as providing a number of other key adjustments. Available as standalone and as a plug-in to Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements and Lightroom, is MacPhun Intensify Pro a must-buy? Read our MacPhun Intensify Pro review to find out...

MacPhun Focus 2 Pro Review

Amy Davies | Software Reviews
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MacPhun Focus 2 Pro is a software app that creates selective focus, lens blur, motion blur and tilt-shift effects. Available as standalone and as a plug-in to Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements and Lightroom, is MacPhun Focus 2 Pro worth adding to your digital toolbox? Read our MacPhun Focus 2 Pro review to find out...

On1 Perfect Photo Suite 9.5 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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On1 Perfect Photo Suite 9.5 is a full-featured photo organizer and editor. Available either standalone or as a Photoshop/Lightroom plugin, does it offer everything that you need? Read our On1 Perfect Photo Suite 9.5 review to find out...

Replichrome III: Archive Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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Replichrome III: Archive is a new film emulation plugin for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Camera Raw. Replichrome III: Archive is a collection of 22 rare films sourced from across the world, with the ability to tweak the key characteristics of each one. Read our Replichrome III: Archive review now...

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Corel PaintShop Pro X8 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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Corel PaintShop Pro X8 is the latest version of the venerable photo-editing suite. New features in X8 include a Text Wrapping tool for adding text into an image, a Magic Move tool for relocating subjects in the frame, 4K monitor support, and Lens Corrections. Is PaintShop Pro X8 still a worthy and much cheaper alternative to Photoshop? Read our detailed Corel PaintShop Pro X8 review to find out...

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

AfterShot Pro 2 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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AfterShot Pro 2 is RAW photo-editing software that promises to be up to 4x faster than the competition. In an ever more competitive world where time equals money, can AfterShot Pro 2 really help to speed up your workflow? Read our AfterShot Pro 2 review to find out...

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Adobe Slate Review

Amy Davies | Software Reviews
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Adobe Slate is a new iPad app for creating visual stories. Adobe Slate is completely free to download, so find out if photographers can benefit by reading our Adobe Slate review...

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Macphun Noiseless Review

Amy Davies | Software Reviews
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Macphun Noiseless is a brand new noise reduction software app for the Mac. Designed to "flawlessly remove digital noise & make your photos look their best", is Noiseless worth integrating into your workflow? Find out now by reading our Macphun Noiseless review...

Monday, April 27, 2015

Apple Photos Review

Amy Davies | Software Reviews
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Photos is Apple's brand new image editing application, effectively replacing both iPhoto and the more pro-oriented Aperture. Available for free for OS X Yosemite users, how good is the first version of Apple Photos? Read our Apple Photos review to find out...

Friday, April 24, 2015

DxO Optics Pro 10 Review

Jon Canfield | Software Reviews
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DxO Optics Pro 10 is the latest version of this powerful RAW conversion software, now featuring Lightroom integration, DxO ClearView, PRIME denoising technology, ViewPoint geometrical corrections, and support for DNG files converted using Lightroom or Adobe DNG Converter. Read our DxO Optics Pro 10 review now...

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Snapselect Review

Jon Canfield | Software Reviews
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Tired of trying to find the right shot? Got so many similar photos that you can't choose the best one? Then Snapselect is here to save you - just so long as you're a Mac user. Read our Snapselect review to find out if it really can clean up your photo archive...

Monday, December 15, 2014

FastRawViewer Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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FastRawViewer is a new software program dedicated to making it easier to sort and edit RAW files. Currently supporting 767 digital cameras, can FastRawViewer really transform your RAW-based workflow? Read our FastRawViewer review to find out...

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Tonality Pro Review

Jon Canfield | Software Reviews
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Tonality Pro is a new black and white software program aimed at professional photographers. Offering native RAW processing with 16-bit support, over 150 one-click presets and support for multiple layers, is this the best b&w conversion software? Read our in-depth Tonality Pro review now to find out...