Image tools, downloads and tips


riot image optimization 0.5

Riot 0.5 update brings auto-optimization mode

A single image on a website can make the difference between a fast loading site and a slow loading one. The same is true for documents in regards to the storage they […]


Instagiffer: create animated gif images with captions and effects

Animated gifs can be quite funny at times, or deeply annoying, for instance when users on your favorite forum use them as forum signatures. A single animated gif on a web page […]

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Convert images to icons using Quick Any2Ico

Icons are used for a variety of purposes in the operating system, programs and even on the Internet. While most programs and files ship with default icons, you sometimes may want to […]

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Create animated gifs with QGifer

Animated gifs are not dead even though they serve a different purpose these days than back in the beginning days of the Internet where it was en vogue to have at least […]

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Image Viewer XnView 2.0 released

I cannot really remember when I first starting using the image viewer XnView on all of my Windows systems as one of the programs to browse images on it, but it certainly […] desktop uploader

MyImgur: desktop uploader for image hosting service

Imgur is one of the most popular image hosting sites on the Internet thanks to its ease of use and probably even more important than that the backing of Reddit users who […]

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Social Media Image Maker: create images for social networks

If you hang out on several social networking sites you have probably noticed that they all make use of images in a variety of ways. There is the profile photo that is […]

album ripper

Album Ripper rips and zips image archives for you on the web

Most web browsers make downloading a large quantity of images an unpleasant experience. While there are tools available that improve the downloading significantly, like the excellent Bulk Image Downloader for Windows, Image […]

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Correct the perspective of photos you have taken

One of the things that professional photographers always take care of is that they get the perspective right. I on the other hand am more the snapshot kind of photographer who does […]

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Tinuous is a versatile Image Batch Converter for Windows

Tinuous is a free program for Microsoft Windows devices that lets you convert multiple image formats in batch mode. When it comes to converting images in bulk, Windows users have lots of […]

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Create a special Windows 8 start screen icon for your website

Back when Windows 7 was released Microsoft introduced an option for webmasters to add tags to their site's code that would make special commands available on the Windows taskbar if users pinned […]

Add Photo Sphere support to any website

One of the coolest new features of Android 4.2 is Photo Sphere, a native photo application that you can use to create 360 degree panoramas that are saved as a single image. […]

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Photo Sphere for Android 4.2 is like Microsoft Photosynth

If you use the digital camera built in to your smartphone to record the moment, you have two main options to do so. You can shot single photos of a scene or […]

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SmartDeblur restores defocused or blurred photos

Photos may become blurry or defocused for a number of reasons, and it is likely that the majority of digital camera owners have had to deal with blurred images taken by their […]

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Instagram 3.0 release: now with photo maps

If you are a user of the popular iPhone or Android application Instagram you may be interested in today's update that brings the app to version  3.0. The main functionality up until […]

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ACDSee Free available for download. Free Windows image viewer

The image viewer ACDSee has been around for a long time. I think I came into contact with the program using Windows 95, but somehow lost track of the program and its […]

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Firefox: Add the favicon back to the urlbar

With Firefox 14 came a change to the browser's address bar that many Firefox users did not agree with. Mozilla removed the favicon from the browser's address bar to block malicious sites […]

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PNG Gauntlet: compress png images without quality reduction

When you make available images on the Internet, be it embedded on a website, in documents, or by sending images as email attachments, you and the target audience often benefit from reduced […]