[Giveaway] SoftOrbits Photo Retoucher: Retouch Photos To Remove Unwanted Blemishes
Photo editing often involves too many tasks such as color correction, cropping, masking, layering, retouching and whatnot, in order to get the perfect image. Most of the high-end photo editors are stuffed with endless number of features (some that you don’t even need). However, if you are looking for a rather simple solution to quickly fine-tune your favorite photos, then go ahead and give SoftOrbits Photo Retoucher a try. This application provides you with a number of tools to quickly touch up your old photographs using tools like Spot Remover, Scratch Remover, Concealer Brush and Image Correction. Other noteworthy features include image cropping and a marker tool to remove unwanted objects in images. The application also lets you work with multiple images at a time. More details after the jump.
Note: SoftOrbits Photo Retoucher is a paid application worth $49.95 for a Personal license. AddictiveTips is giving away 5 Personal licenses to 5 lucky readers, details for which can be found at the end of the article.
Other than the giveaway, SoftOrbits is also offering 70% off on all their products for our readers as long as the giveaway lasts (over the weekend). Simply enter the code PPGCUP while making a purchase to apply the discount.
The application sports multiple languages and an elegant GUI. The toolbar houses all the required editing tools, and a few navigation controls such as Add File, Save Image, Zoom in/out, Redo/Undo and Select/Free-from select. The left sidebar holds Source Images panel, which helps you navigate between images that you have added to the application. To add image(s), click Add File on the toolbar and select your source file(s). Alternatively, you can drag the images over the application window to add images.
You may use a combination of different tools to enhance your images, which also depends on the type and condition of the image. For instance, to remove spots, pimples or other dots off your photos, you can either use the Marker or Spot Remover tool. Should you require to use the former, first adjust the Radiussize of the marker from Toolboxto right and then select the area you want to heal by dragging the curser. Once done, click Remove on the toolbar to process the image.
The Image Correction tool features Brightness, Contrast and Saturation sliders to correct the color intensity in the image, and control its luminance. From within this toolbox, you may also rotate or crop the image file. In case you want to restore any part of the image, you can do so by using the Undo Brush. Furthermore, Scratch Remover is an extremely handy tool for removing scratched pixels from old photographs, worn up due to abrasion, frays, scratches etc.
In a nutshell, SoftOrbits Photo Retoucher is an awesome app that contains a sufficient number of tools to renew those old photos or remove unwanted objects from certain images. It works on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.