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It can be very tempting to just buy the software you always see marketed to you. You might think your choices are limited to just few pieces of software, whether you want an Antivirus, premium media player or maybe some privacy software. Before you pull the trigger and make a purchase we recommended doing a little bit of research first. There are quite a few high quality, FREE, alternatives to these paid products that may serve your needs even better.
Editing photos can be very fun, especially if you have software that allows you to create your vision quickly and simply. A lot of photo editors can be complex and confusing for someone who isn’t a professional and who just wants to spruce up their pictures. Fortunately there are a lot of great options for the amateur photographer! We’ve put together a list of some of the best options below, along with some fun additions to try out:
Paintshop Photo Express 2010
Adobe Photoshop has dominated the image editing and designing software niche for a long time now. It’s powerful, an amazing piece of software, but also quite expensive. Many amateurs who are looking for simpler functionality or just a small fraction of the functionality Photoshop has are turning to alternatives to Adobe’s powerhouse.
Building a home can be scary and exciting. There are mountains of decisions on a never-ending check list that have to be made from the time you purchase the land right up until your move in date. Although most home builders will do some basic design once you purchase the property, there are lots of user friendly programs today that can help you design it yourself! You just need to know where to start, so here are some very useful tips to help design your home using software.
When you get Adobe software for the first time it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the extreme complexity of each program. Using the word, “steep”, to describe the learning curve can by a considerable understatement for many people. That’s why having high quality training on hand can be such a HUGE help. With professional training you can learn much faster than by slogging through a hefty manual full of boring, technical writing. We’ve compiled our favorite Adobe training programs below. Choose one or more and you’ll be on your way to becoming an Adobe Master in no time!
Running a small business can be enormously difficult, day in and day out. We’ve been there. It’s extremely important to take advantage of every tool available to you in order to streamline your businesses processes and make things more manageable, and unload some of that entrepreneurial burden.
Now that we’re able to make decent quality videos right from our phones video editing software is becoming more essential to the average consumer. For many, the most basic editing software just isn’t versatile enough, and the premium editing software, like Adobe Premiere Pro and Final cut, are far too expensive and contain an overwhelming amount of features and capabilities.
We’re a couple weeks into 2013 now and many of us have gotten off to a great start with our new year’s resolutions! However, it’s around this time that many people start slowing down, reverting back to old, unhealthy habits. and the resolutions that were made in hopes of dramatically changing lives weaken and are abandoned altogether, in favor of easier, more short-sighted paths.
Film and video production is an ever-changing, ever-evolving medium. The 1920’s saw the advent of “talkies” which replaced silent films and left behind many who couldn’t adapt to the new technology. In the ‘30’s, the Wizard of Oz introduced new world of full, vibrant color. And now, in 2012, Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 is once again changing the production world, and ushering in a new era of cinematic awesomeness.
I have been shooting and editing videos since before time began (which is to say, around 2003), and over the years I have had the chance to use a number of NLES (non-linear editing system), from Final Cut Pro, to Avid Media Composer and Sony Vegas. The reigning champion, in my opinion, has been and still is Adobe Premiere Pro.