Saturday, April 27, 2013

Fotor Windows 8 app - photo editing tool

Looking for a app can do your work better with little/no effort, then here it is.
Fotor is the best all-in-one photo editing application!
Perfectly combine the windows 8 user experience with cutting-edge tools including Basic Editing Tools, Brilliant Visual Effects, Frames, 1-Tap Enhance, Collage, Text, Tilt Shift and Raw Converter, all bundled together in one powerful package! 

  • Collage :  Enjoy the freedom to arrange your pictures however you want with three different modes of collage: Template Collage, Photo Stitching and Shuffle Collage.
  • Add Text : Input plain text or choose a stylish text template, personalize your photos by adding your own commentary, thoughts and messages for others to see, or just add notes to help you remember. 
  • Raw Converter : RAW converter with tone mapping supports over 100 camera RAW formats. Import the RAW files and Fotor will take care of the rest.
  • Powerful Editing : Fotor contains some of the most powerful and easy to use photography editing tools for adjusting brightness, contrast, saturation, sharpen/blur, temperature, tint, cropping, flipping and rotation etc.
  • Effects & Frames : Stretch your creativity further with Fotor's huge palette of Effects designed with input from experienced graphic designers and photographers. Fotor provides over 60 effects in various categories, including Classic, Lomo, B & W, Art and Vignettes, plus choose from 23 different styles of frames!
  • 1-Tap Enhance : 1-Tap Enhance quickly transforms "dull" or "bad" photos with a pixel by pixel enhancement, all with only one touch. Analyzing brightness, contrast, saturation and exposure value, Fotor optimizes the source image to become an even more amazing photo!
  • Tilt Shift : Tilt Shift gives your images the depth-of-field and other visual effects normally seen only on professional grade DSLR cameras. Magically unleash your creative inspiration, while using a mix of clear focus and selective blurring to create magnificent photos.
  • Scene Function : This function allows you to select the “Scene” in order to adjust to almost any conditions of your environment while taking a photo, and it will restore its true colors. You can also select One-Tap Enhance to quickly beautify your photos.
  • Correction Feature : The new crop feature helps you straighten the picture on a pixel-by-pixel basis.
  • Printing Features : You can now connect to the printer through the right side of the Windows 8 device, choose the print size you need, and then print your work. You can also use the sliding menu or click the right button that appears below, then click “Print” in the accessibility panel and print the photos.
  • Image Stitching storage changes : We offer three volume sizes for the image mosaic storage, respectively, corresponding to print, greeting cards and sharing purposes. According to the transverse the stitching and longitudinal stitching the smallest aspect ratio picture storage.
To install it click here or search it in Windows Store.

Fresh Paint - Windows 8 app

I recently found this great app, really superb. Give it a try. Here is the official description:
Meet Fresh Paint – a delightfully realistic and fun painting application for you and your family.
Fresh Paint is an easy-to-use, free app that includes oil paint and all the tools you need to paint.
Whether you are an aspiring artist, parent or child (or child at heart), Fresh Paint will help you unleash your inner creativity.
We believe that brilliant, creative ideas can come from anyone, anytime. It’s time to set your creativity free.
Welcome to Fresh Paint – the canvas for your big ideas.

Fresh paint windows 8 app screenshot

  • Experience highly realistic oil paint. It works just like real oil on a canvas, but just a little easier.
  • Paint without the mess, clean-up and costly supplies.
  • Help your kids be creative and explore their imagination.
  • Blend and mix paints to get just the colour you want.
  • Turn your photos into paintings with Fresh Paint. Import a photo, and then just brush and blend the colours to transform your picture into a beautiful oil painting.
  • Purchase painting templates to help you improve your skill, or purchase colouring pages to help your kids explore their imagination.
  • Choose from different brushes and change your brush size.
  • Erase paint with the eraser and correct any mistakes with the Undo button.
  • Click the Fan button to instantly dry all the paint on your canvas.
  • Paint in the way that is most natural for you. Get hands-on and finger paint, use a stylus or even a mouse or purchase a capacitive paint brush and paint.
  • Easily share your paintings with people you care about. Just swipe from the right edge of the screen and tap “Share.”
  • More than just a digital painting program; Fresh Paint helps you bring your imagination to life.
  • Now available – Disney•Pixar Finding Nemo Pack!
I find it difficult to paint using mouse(may be need little more experience), but really impressive with trackpad.
To install it click here or search it in Windows Store.