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Best photo editing software

Discussion in 'Photography Forums' started by seany, Aug 5, 2003.

  1. seany

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    I have MGI photo suite 4 platinum edition

    But it's a bit limited what the best out there?

    I seems to be photo shop from what i can tell.

    What do you lot use?
     
  2. MarkE19

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    Photoshop (from Adobe) is definitely the best editing software available, but at a cost :rolleyes:
    I use and would recommend Adobe Photoshop Elements. This is a cut down version, but nowhere near as cut down as Photoshop LE etc. It is still a very powerful programme. Elements version 2 is currently available for around £70ish.
    I just happen to have a full retail copy of version 1 available in the trading section - do a search for 'Photoshop Elements' to find it if interested.:devil:

    Mark.
     
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    Macromedia Fireworks MX is very similar (literally) to Photoshop - and a bit cheaper.

    Corel photopaint also has some good features.

    I think Paintshop Pro is generally considered the best at the budget end of the market though.

    woody
     
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    i wouldn't recommend fireworks for photo editing - its primary use is creating graphics for low-res applications like the web and it's bitmap editing tools are not on par with a good photoediting package - like photoshop.
     
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    Just out of interest - PC World currently selling Photoshop Elements 2 for £49.99

    Excellent software BTW

    Cheers

    Tim
     
  6. seany

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    Thanks mate
     
  7. TommyVecetti

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    Elements or PSP8 (which now has the edge with it's latest version).
     
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    PC World have reduced the price of Paint Shop Pro 8 to £49.99

    Still costs £90 at amazon uk.
     
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    I've been using the Gimp which is free but very impressive considering this. As it's free give it a go and if you're not happy, try something else!!
     
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    I'm very impressed by PSP8. It's been completely redesigned.
     

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