- Architosh Staff ([email protected])
- 5 Mar 2001
Macworld SF 2001 - AEC Report - pg 5
Report Index. This is a multi-page and multi-document report so come back later for further segments:
- What AEC document tools were shown at the Macworld Expo?
- How do I print my AEC documents?
- How do I print my CAD/3D documents in large format?
- How do I work with my AEC documents in the field?
- How do I photo-document my AEC projects? New!
- What tools can I use for digital photo editing? New!
- How do I manage my digital media files? New!
- How do I showcase/promote/publish my AEC work? New!
What tools can I use for digital photo-editing?
Besides everyone's favorite from Adobe, Photoshop, there are actually quite a few less expensive yet powerful alternatives. Some of them have features and abilities that even Photoshop doesn't have. So don't think that PS is the be-all and end-all in digital photo-editing.
Corel Products & Others
Corel PHOTO-PAINT 8 for Macintosh is Corel's flagship graphics app for image and photo editing. Additionally Corel now has Painter 6 for rich natural media painting which can offer you powerful artistic license with your photo imagery. Corel Print Office 2000 for Macintosh and CorelDRAW 10 Graphics Suite for Mac also offer image manipulation tools within a larger framework of functions.
A product that is often overlooked (especially for the price) is Microspot's PhotoFix 3.4. This product offers an easy, low RAM, low cost alternative to more expensive photo editors. ArcSoft makes a whole series of popular photo editing and manipulation tools that many Mac users just plain overlook. That's too bad because their tools are quite extensive and include ArcSoft's PhotoStudio, PhotoMontage, PhotoFantasy, PhotoPrinter Pro, Panorama Maker, Video Impression, PhotoImpression. Some features in PhotoStudio include batch processing, Web optimization, multiple undo/redo feature and customizable GUI. Best of all their products are priced like software should be priced, all under $100 and many under $40. Try free trial software.
Additionally there are many other advanced pro products and plugins for the popular Adobe Photoshop. You can learn more about them at the Apple Products Guide.
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