89 Best PC Tips – Photos

Over the course of the next couple of days, I’m going to post quite a few articles in relation to the 89 best PC tips. This will include everything from Audio, iTunes, Email, Productivity, Mac OS X Tips & Tricks, Security, Travel, Video, the Web and even Media in general! This is a very well thought out and well written list originally from Laptop Mag. I enjoyed reading this article so much that I decided it was worth re-publishing. All of the original copyrights are in place, the next series of articles, titled 89 best PC tips, are completely credited to LaptopMag!

The following series of tips is in complete dedication to Photos.

#1 – No-Download necessary Picture Editing
What Gmail did for web-based e-mail, Picnik (free – www.picnik.com) does for online photo editing. You’ll never have to leave the browser again to make your pics look better. Visit Picnik in any browser, upload your photos, and you’ll be able to do everything from resize and crop to tweak saturation and add tons of effects. Or just click Auto-fix, which brightened and sharpened our test photo. The site makes it dead-simple to share your enhanced images via Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, and more. All the basic features are free, but upgrading to the premium version ($24.95) gives you even more fonts and shapes, touchup tools, and effects.

#2 – One-Click Fix
There are lots of photo editing apps, but few are as easy to use as Noromis PhotoLab ($29.95 – www.noromis.com). Click the Auto Fix button and this program will automatically fix red-eye, adjust lighting and enhance the color balance of your pics. It can process more than 20 photos per minute, so you can just sit back and watch the magic happen (or walk away and grab a snack). If you want further fine tuning, you can reduce noise and refine skin appearance or manually tweak everything from exposure and contrast to saturation and sharpness. You can also undo any changes you make.


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