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Automating the scanning of graphics files for corruption

Does anyone know of a good program that can scan graphics files (particularly JPG, GIF, and PNG) for corruption? Preferably, it would be able to scan a bunch of photos automatically and have some ...
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Bulk convert photos to smaller size?

I have about 500 photos - each about 5MB in size. I'd like to bulk convert them to a smaller size, suitable for email and web-hosting. Tools at my disposal - Windows 7 Powershell 2 A free tool I ...
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How to form a mosaic picture by using GIMP or another app. by using other pictures?

How can I create a mosaic picture by using GIMP or another app. by using other pictures like below?
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Tool to annotate pictures (screenshots) for documentation purposes? [closed]

Long time ago, I saw someone use a software (on Windows) that was specifically created to annotate pictures. It made it simple to add arrows, boxes, circles in "outstanding" colors to the image. ...
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Windows tool to resize / crop images before uploading to web site

I'm supporting some non-techie users on Windows XP who are occasionally required to upload images to a web content management system. The source images come in many forms: JPEG, TIFF, EPS, etc. Before ...
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Looking for a good simple free/open source photo editor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for a good free image editor I need a program that can do the following: Open up an image either JPG or GIF. Resize the image (constraining proportions, and ...
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I need a central photo management solution for my home network

I have a home network that runs on a domain controller. It's a small network with no more than 4-5 PCs. They all run Windows. My Wife and I have photos that the other does not have, mostly because we ...
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Panoramic picture stitchers

I recall there being a lot of cool panoramic picture stitchers in the past, especially one that came with some old volume of Digital Photography for Dummies. But I can't find this software any more. ...
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How to open nokia photo images with .nrw extension?

I took some photos with my Nokia and they stayed with the .nrw extension. How can I open this format?
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Using photos from network drive with Windows 8 photo app

I have photos on my network drive that I want to display (in live tiles preferably in the photo app). Under c:\users\paul\pictures I have made a link to them, using mklink /d: And this works fine ...
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How do you archive digital photos and videos?

Considering failure rate of digital media, hard disks/cds/DVDs, what is the best way to archive family photos and videos ? I was thinking of having a couple of hard disks that have the same data. ...
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How do you sync photos with your family?

We've always been trying to share photos within our family, despite all living in different countries. This has been very challenging. We have about 50GB of photos that we share with each other. ...
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Software for handling camera RAW-files [closed]

I use a digital SLR as most other photographers do today and have quickly realised that capturing images using camera-RAW files is the way to go. Personally I use Adobe Lightroom to handle my photo ...
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Whats the quickest way to crop pics?

What is the quickest tool that can let me choose a rectangle (of a predefined size) within any picture file, and it should crop it to that. Something like the tool you get when uploading a Gravatar ...
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UNC Path to photos on iPhone on Windows XP

I would like to manipulate (copy and/or move) the photos I took with my iPhone from the command line or a Perl script. But when I plug the iPhone, it doesn't get a drive letter: in 'My Computer', ...
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How do you make the Windows 8 Metro Photo Viewer open up faster?

I just installed Windows 8.1. Every time I try and open an image, the photo viewer metro app fills the screen for about a second before the image is displayed. Is there any way to make the app start ...
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Program to make photo slideshow

I have been looking for a program for creating photo slideshows. I found this video on YouTube which shows the exact kind of slideshow I want to create: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQsk8RwmGnI ...
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Software to convert Powerpoint slideshows to images?

Is there any software out there that is able to convert a Powerpoint slideshow (either in 2003 or 2007 format) to a series of JPG or PNG images? I'm looking for either standalone software that can do ...
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What is the best photo stitching software available? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Open source Panorama maker for windows I've been taking a load of shots with my Canon 400D recently with the intention of stitching them together to create some nice big ...
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how can I “cartoonize” my pictures

I have friends that have "cartoonized" their profile picture in the social network. How can I do that too. I have only very elementary knowledge of graphics (ms-paint).
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Software to clean up photos of whiteboards and documents?

I take a lot of photos of whiteboards, blackboards, and so on for teaching purposes (examples online through May 2010). I'm interested in cleaning them up for archival purposes, preferably using ...
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Best way to synchronise photos to three machines. Laptop, Desktop, NAS

I'm using Picasa as my photo management software, and I have a collection of photos that gets downloaded from my cameras either onto my Desktop or onto my Laptop. I'd like to automatically have ...
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Is there a simple way to print multiple images on the same page in Mac OS X?

I'm looking for a simple way to print multiple images on the same page. The default image printing function in Windows lets me select how many images I want on each page. How do I do this on the Mac? ...
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Make a mosaic picture out of 900 images [duplicate]

I have ~ 900 pictures (mostly photos) of varying sizes. Now I want to create one big picture that includes all 900 pictures in a small thumbnail-like resolution. The tool should automatically resize ...
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Is there another option to Picasa with similar ease of use and simplicity? [closed]

On a previous post, I had asked about multiple installations of Picasa. The answers tended to be more trouble than they were worth, so I'm on to option 2: Is there a good alternative to Picasa I ...
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Good Slideshow DVD programs?

I want to burn a bunch of pictures to a DVD slideshow. However, Google reveals that there are tons of software programs that claim to do this. Can anyone recommend one of them without me having to ...
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When I zoom in using the Windows 7 Photo Viewer, why do I start seeing pixels?

The Photo Viewer integrated in Windows 7 is showing pixels when I zoom in pictures: I remember in Windows XP there weren't any pixels - everything was smooth. As an example, I made a screenshot of ...
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Best way to bulk scan photos [closed]

I have about 700-800 standard sized photos sitting up in my room that i want to get scanned in before something happens to them (flood fire lost). I know there are services out there but the best ...
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Editing contact in GMail overwrites iPhone contact photo with a poor quality picture

I spend a decent amount of time setting the photos for all the contacts on my iPhone so that the photo will come up full-screen when talking to them on the phone. I use ActiveSync to sync my iPhone ...
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Is there a way to have separate installations of Picasa on the same computer?

I use Picasa on my laptop to organize personal photo albums that I share with friends, and work photo albums that I use for project photos. I don't need any sort of heavy photo-editing software, so ...
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How can I remove the EXIF tags/metadata from several images at once?

I have a 6,000+ photos. I want to remove a the tags from these photos. I know how to do it one photo at a time. But wondering, what is the way to do mulitple files at a time? Thanks
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Transferring photos from Mac to iPhone5

I've got a MacBook Pro on 10.7.5 and I'd like to transfer photos from my computer to my iPhone5. What's The easiest way to do so?
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What is the best way to undelete some photos on Linux? Is there any way to use foremost to only recover files that only contain some text?

I accidentaly deleted some digital photos I had recently taken, and I wanted to undelete them. I found out about Foremost, and it allows me to recover jpg files, but will fo that with all of the ...
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iTunes resizing photos on sync

When I synch my photos into iPhone/iPod through iTunes the photos are being resized to smaller ones. I need to get high resolution images without being resized into the device. Is there any way to do ...
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Can't open photos in Google-earth

I have encountered this issue on both different PCs recently. When I click on Panoramio photos in Google-earth, only blank pop-up appears, as in the screenshot below: I have already tried the ...