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post #11 of 27
I've always liked Gimp

http://www.gimp.org/downloads/
post #12 of 27
Photoshop (full version) or GIMP, IMO.
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post #13 of 27
Corel's Paint Shop Pro FTW!

I've been using Paint Shop Pro personally and professionally for quite a few years. The learning curve is not as steep as others (GIMP, PS) but this "little" program ($99 now on sale for $29) supports layers, transparency, a wide variety of brushes and handles large (6 feet by 5 feet at 300dpi) graphics fine. I have turned out some interesting things with PSP and one is on public display in my university's largest academic building.

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I've always liked Gimp

http://www.gimp.org/downloads/

I've used it before, it's okay. Lightroom looks like the winner.
post #15 of 27
I've been using Picture Window Pro for about five years now, different from most of the other editors in that doesn't do layers instead it opens up a new window after each transformation. So if you need to go back to a previous alteration just click on the window that you want. Mind you, you better have enough ram if you plan on doing a bunch of transformation of a large image.
post #16 of 27
You could try GIMP. I tried playing with it, but since I've always had access to photoshop, I didn't feel compelled to give it the proper amount of time to learn it. However, from the few things I noticed while I played with it, it appears to have very similar functionality to what you can do with PS.
    
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I've used it before, it's okay. Lightroom looks like the winner.
Download the trial of LR first. It's rather different from PS.
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post #18 of 27
Hope you didn't buy it yet MC --

http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...-119-99-a.html

$119.99 today on Newegg w/ the coupon code from the deal above. Yeah, student/teacher version is cheaper, but iirc Adobe actually requires you to register it with an .edu address AND send them proof of your being a student... (I had to do it once, but it was a while ago).
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Hope you didn't buy it yet MC --

http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...-119-99-a.html

$119.99 today on Newegg w/ the coupon code from the deal above. Yeah, student/teacher version is cheaper, but iirc Adobe actually requires you to register it with an .edu address AND send them proof of your being a student... (I had to do it once, but it was a while ago).
How do you send them proof?

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It was a while ago for me, but I keep hearing you may have to email/fax them a copy of your student ID or something similar (for the student version, the one I'm linking is the full version)
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