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Programs and tools to edit or create images

Post by calypso_man » Mon Dec 07, 2020 12:50 pm

Hello,

which image editing programs you use?

I am interested in Adobe illustrator and adobe Corel and can't decide.

I need a program to create or edit images for the website, need to create button image, logo, and everything for the website.
I have used adobe fireworks for a while to create elements and structure of the website, but personally, I am not happy with creating and editing images in adobe fireworks.

What programs do you use and what is the best recommendation.

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Re: Programs and tools to edit or create images

Post by gsmela » Mon Dec 07, 2020 4:12 pm

FWIW, I've started using Serif's Affinity programs, Photo, Designer and Publisher and won't be going back to Adobe. They are inexpensive, fast, and don't lock you in to Adobe's subscription model.

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Re: Programs and tools to edit or create images

Post by calypso_man » Wed Dec 09, 2020 12:47 pm

gsmela wrote:
Mon Dec 07, 2020 4:12 pm
FWIW, I've started using Serif's Affinity programs, Photo, Designer and Publisher and won't be going back to Adobe. They are inexpensive, fast, and don't lock you in to Adobe's subscription model.

No affiliation - just a happy user.
Wow, I watched the video and the presentation. I think the program is very good and simple.
I think I'll try this too.

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Re: Programs and tools to edit or create images

Post by waterloospan » Tue Feb 02, 2021 3:48 am

It depends on how much you want to edit and how complicated it is. Illustrator is good for creating and editing vector graphics. I use photoshop but most because I do photography editing anyways. likely it is an overkill for most website tasks. If you just want some simple editing like cropping, drawing shapes, adding text etc. you may get by even with some online photo editing tools.

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Re: Programs and tools to edit or create images

Post by bijutoha » Tue Feb 02, 2021 4:09 am

gsmela wrote:
Mon Dec 07, 2020 4:12 pm
FWIW, I've started using Serif's Affinity programs, Photo, Designer and Publisher and won't be going back to Adobe. They are inexpensive, fast, and don't lock you in to Adobe's subscription model.

No affiliation - just a happy user.
This program helped me so much! I am currently just editing photos and using the hole opportunities to check Affinity Photo, and I’ve been playing around with affinity designers for about a few months! I enjoy doing [youtube] videos on Affinity products and often get inspiration for various topics to address.
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Re: Programs and tools to edit or create images

Post by christaa » Wed Feb 03, 2021 10:26 am

There are many photo editing software you can use. Some to mention are Skylum Aurora, Canva, GIMP, etc.

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Re: Programs and tools to edit or create images

Post by mjparadac » Wed Feb 03, 2021 4:22 pm

The best known Photoshop, Illustrator, GIMP, Vector or Pixelmator.

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Re: Programs and tools to edit or create images

Post by AlexVega » Wed Feb 03, 2021 6:20 pm

Hi there,

I use GIMP, it covers most of the tasks that are needed, crop, adjust color, resize, export, change format, etc... Although it is not generality, the truth is that you almost never end up using all the functionalities of a program as large as Photoshop.

calypso_man wrote:
Mon Dec 07, 2020 12:50 pm
...need to create button image...
Maybe here you need consider CSS.

calypso_man wrote:
Mon Dec 07, 2020 12:50 pm
...need to create logo...
You can think of some online tool that allows you to use SVG directly, like Vectr.

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Re: Programs and tools to edit or create images

Post by brian » Wed Feb 03, 2021 8:10 pm

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Re: Programs and tools to edit or create images

Post by christaa » Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:06 am

I personally recommend Photoshop.

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Re: Programs and tools to edit or create images

Post by chasegrisby56 » Wed Mar 03, 2021 1:50 pm

I am using GIMP, Adobe Illustrator, GraphicsMagick

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Re: Programs and tools to edit or create images

Post by christopher2021 » Fri Apr 16, 2021 8:56 am

I always use Photoshop for drawing

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Re: Programs and tools to edit or create images

Post by Webdongle » Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:28 am

Gimp
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Re: Programs and tools to edit or create images

Post by hollcharles1 » Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:40 am

I am using Skylum Luminar, Capture one, Corel Paintshop Pro., GIMP, etc. I hope it can help you.

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Re: Programs and tools to edit or create images

Post by karlabasnett » Fri Apr 30, 2021 12:17 pm

I've recently discovered Procreate on my iPad which I've found to be really intuitive. Strongly recommend if you're comfortable free-drawing stuff.

I'm also a fan of Canva for quick, fast, simple edits that need to be done quickly, especially when you're on the move because the app is far more intuitive now. Photoshop is on my list to master.


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