Zoner Photo Studio, a freeware, is an excellent tool for editing, managing, viewing, sharing, publishing and archiving digital pictures. It has a clean, new and user defined interface.
The basic functions like managing, editing and viewing of digital photos are made available by the three tabs on the upper left hand corner of the interface:
Manager: helps manage picture collections with ease. It can create, store and keep track of the information about the pictures. This application finds all the images on your system and automatically sorts them. This sorted image data is then catalogued properly for better handling.
Viewer: We can glance through all the images stored, sorted or edited in the Zoner Photo Studio viewer.
Editor: offers its users a variety of tools to edit images. Users can edit, retouch, remove defects, transform, batch process etc. These editing options can greatly improve the quality of images.
Zone Photo Studio Freeware is a great free software to easily edit your photos.
This application is also available in two other paid editions:
– Zoner Photo Studio 12 Professional
– Zoner Photo Studio 12 Home
1. Supports almost all possible image formats
2. User can publish pictures straight from the management section on web
3. Slideshow and/or thumbnail viewing of pictures is possible
4. It can even be integrated with google earth for geotagging images
5. Offers a variety of image editing tools and filters
6. Information icon incorporated with thumbnails is useful when user wants to add information or metadata about the image
7. Images can be stitched or consolidated to create a single image
8. Offers RAW processing
9. Has an in-built functionality to create web galleries
10. Users can also create DVD presentations
11. It supports 48 bit color scheme
12. Image searches get saved as virtual folders
13. Compatible with Windows XP/Vista/7 and runs fine on 32 and 64 bit Windows OS.
It is a highly recommended download for those who want to manage and edit their digital photo collections effortlessly. Other good photo editing options include Picasa, PhotoFunia, and PhotoScape.