What Photo Editing Programs Do You Use?

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  1. joyceface

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    Which ones have you tried, and which do you think are the best? Are they free or do you pay?
     
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    How in depth are you looking to get into it?

    Just touching up family pics, or something more intensive?
     
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    For my Mac I use GraphicConverter (I believe Mac-only). It's free and very robust.
     
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    Photoshop. Used ImageStudio back in the day, but Photoshop blew its doors off -- Adobe poured their profits back into development. There really is no serious competitor.
     
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    I like to do some "photoshopping" but only on real amatuer level - not looking to publish anything :) The reality is it's MOSTLY for fixing a few things here. I used to like Microsoft's Picture It program. But it's old and they have never updated it. I find it frustrating now. I'm using something called photopad which seems kinda easy. I also have GIMP but haven't given it a good try yet. I don't want to waste my time so I figured I'd ask.
     
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    Do use a particular version?
     
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    I don't go for the "cloud" thing at all, so I'm at CS5.1 where I expect to remain indefinitely... the "cloud" subscription model is just a non-starter for me.
     
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    Nothing but Photoshop for the last 20 years. I'm no help at all…
     
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    Adobe Lightroom 5 and Adobe Photoshop Elements 12..if doing a quick phone edit I use Snapseed.
     
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    if they look goofy I just erase them

    i'm tech savvy
     
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    Photoshop and Lightroom CC.
     
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    Photoshop CC

    If only putzing around, I'd recommend Photoshop Elements for around $80. I'm sure there are some good free ones out there too, I just don't have much experience with them.
     
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    This. I love CS2. I can't even think off hand of anything I've really used in the last few years that was not included with CS2.
     
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    paint.net

    MS Paint was fairly good with XP, but the current version of it is almost useless.
     
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    I learned on cs2 and it is great but cs6 extended is just incredible although most people will never need 75 percent of what it does
     
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