Category: Software Reviews

Monday, July 21, 2014

ACDSee Pro 7 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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ACDSee Pro 7 is a new photo editing and management software program for keen photographers. Read our in-depth ACDSee Pro 7 review to find out if it can compete with the likes of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom...

Friday, December 20, 2013

HDR Expose 3 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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HDR Expose 3 is a new HDR software program that improve the HDR workflow and significantly reduces the traditional limitations of HDR techniques.Most notably, HDR Expose 3 eliminates the need to photograph static scenes and the absolute necessity of a tripod to steady HDR exposures. Read our HDR Expose 3 review now...

Friday, December 13, 2013

Zoner Photo Studio 16 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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Zoner Photo Studio 16 is an affordable all--in-one software program for the keen photographer, covering everything from downloading your images, editing and managing them, then sharing them. Can it compete with the likes of Paint Shop Pro and Adobe Photoshop Elements? Read our Zoner Photo Studio 16 review to find out...

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Topaz ReStyle Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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Topaz ReStyle is a new software program that offers over a thousand high-quality photographic effects. Designed specifically to "create photography effects and looks that you might otherwise never think of", can Topaz ReStyle really jump-start your creativity? Read our Topaz ReStyle review to find out...

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Replichrome Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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Replichrome is a film emulation plugin for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Combining systematic research with cutting-edge image science, Replichrome promises to give you the most faithful film emulation available - read our Replichrome review to find out if that's true...

Friday, September 27, 2013

CutOut 3 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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CutOut 3 is a software program for easy and flawless cutting out and retouching of your digital photos. Anything from people to objects to scenery can be cut-out from any other object in the background and placed elsewhere, or discarded completely. Read our CutOut 3 review to find out if it can deliver on its promise...

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Corel PaintShop Pro X6 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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Corel PaintShop Pro X6 is a new affordable photo-editing suite. Now offering 64-bit support, a refined user interface, new quick-selection tools and improved workflows, is Paint Shop Pro X6 a worthy alternative to Photoshop? Matt Grayson finds out in our Corel PaintShop Pro X6 review.

PhotoZoom Pro 5 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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PhotoZoom Pro 5 is a software program that specialises in enlarging and downsizing digital photos using the latest S-Spline interpolation technology.. Version 5 of PhotoZoom Pro offers a redesigned user interface, combines cropping and resizing into one process, and now uses both multi-core processors and GPU acceleration. Read our PhotoZoom Pro 5 review now...

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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Xara Photo & Graphics Designer 9 is an affordable photo and graphics editing software program. New features include an advanced healing brush, 11 new photo effects, Google font support, new masking and selection tools, advanced background erasing options and more. Read our in-depth Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9 review now...

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Topaz Clarity Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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Topaz Clarity is an image processing program for adjusting contrast in photos without degrading the quality. Available as a plugin for Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Lightroom, Aperture, and iPhoto, Topaz Clarity retails for $49.99. Matt Grayson find out if it's a worthwhile addition to your digital toolbox in our Topaz Clarity review.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Cyberlink PhotoDirector 5 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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PhotoDirector 5 is the latest version of Cyberlink's affordable photo editing program. Taking on main rivals Paint Shop Pro and Photoshop Elements,PhotoDirector 5 adds 64-bit support, HDR exposure blending, auto lens correction, 4K Ultra HD output option for slideshows and a new companion app for Windows 8 tablets. Read our detailed PhotoDirector 5 review now...

Monday, April 15, 2013

ArcSoft Low Light NR Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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ArcSoft Low Light is a new image noise reduction software program that combines multiple frames taken in your camera's burst mode to produce one high-resolution image with less noise and artefacts. Arcsoft even claim that it improves the noise levels of cameras like the Canon 5D Mark III, Nikon D600, and Nikon D3S. Read our ArcSoft Low Light NR review to find out if their claims are true or not...

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

HDR Darkroom 2 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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HDR Darkroom 2 is an easy-to-use software application for creating high dynamic range images. It provides innovative Local and Global Tone Mapping algorithms, a simple interface with nearly no learning curve, and editing options for post-HDR processing as well as sharing to social media sites once the final product is finished. Read our HDR Darkroom 2 review now...

HDR Expose 2 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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HDR Expose 2 is a HDR software program that creates the most true-to-life HDR images possible. HDR Expose 2 separates an image’s color component from its luminosity component, preventing the tell-tale color shifts often associated with HDR photography. Read our HDR Expose 2 review now...

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

ArcSoft Portrait+ Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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Portrait+ from ArcSoft is a new software program for improving portrait photos. Capable of retouching an entire set of photos with batch-processing, Portrait+ includes up to 20 pre-set template styles, provides make-up and feature enhancing tools, and automatically detects up to 20 faces in each photo and pre-defines over 24 facial points for quick adjustment. Read our ArcSoft Portrait+ review to find out if it can enhance your portrait shots...

Eye Candy 7 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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Eye Candy 7 is a new Adobe Photoshop plugin that lets you add realistic effects to your photographs. Matt Grayson finds out if it's a must-have tool for photographers in our Eye Candy 7 review...

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Lightroom 4 Review

Jon Canfield | Software Reviews
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Adobe's Lightroom 4 has been available for several months, and we've been working with it daily since its release. Find out what's new and whether you should integrate it into your photography workflow in our in-depth Lightroom 4 review.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Serif MoviePlus X6 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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With most cameras now offering at least 720p quality video, it's never been easier to shoot your very own movie. But what about editing all of that footage? Matt Grayson takes a look at Serif MoviePlus X6, an inexpensive video editor for Windows, in our latest review.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Alien Skin Exposure 4 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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Exposure 4 is a photography effects plug-in that offers a variety of film simulations and creative looks. Read our Alien Skin Exposure 4 review to find out if it deserves a place in your photography workflow.

Friday, February 24, 2012

Corel PaintShop Pro X4 Review

Matt Grayson | Software Reviews
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PaintShop Pro X4 is the latest edition of Corel's affordable photo-editing suite. With over 75 new and enhanced features designed explicitly to meet the needs of today’s photographers, is X4 the best version of PaintShop Pro yet? Matt Grayson finds out in our Corel PaintShop Pro X4 review.