PROS / You can download and access this software on tablets.
CONS / This program has a limited organizing system.
VERDICT / With few advanced editing tools and minimal organizing and sharing features, this software serves as a good resource for beginners but is very limiting for skilled photographers.
With a wide selection of basic editing tools, PhotoPad Photo Editor helps beginners learn how to edit images with ease. Between the clean interface and accessible tools, you can find all of the editing tools you need to transform your photos.
This software has a selection of both basic and advanced editing tools. The program offers standard tools, such as red eye removal, cropping, selection, shape, painting and drawing tools, and more. The software also has over 250 fonts you can select to use and add effects to. With color management tools, you can alter the color of your images to enhance the scenery or lighten a room. It also features batch processing, so you can apply the same edit to multiple photos.
In addition to the basics, the photo editor also offers some advanced photo editing tools. With automatic edit options, you can click on a button and the editor automatically adjusts your photos, whether you want to enhance color or brighten an image. You also can add creative filters to your photos that change the texture and color of your images. In addition, the editor comes equipped with touch-up tools you can use to fix blemishes on your subjects’ faces. The software also has the capability to create panoramic images by stitching together multiple photos.
While the program has a selection of basic and advanced photo editing tools, it lacks the advanced features most photo editing software provides. For example, it lacks a lens distortion corrector, and you cannot create HDR images. It also lacks vector tools and several layer features.
This photo editing software comes with a photo organizer; however, it offers few features. The organizer displays thumbnails on the interface at all times, so you can jump from one photo to the next. While this allows you to view your photos while you edit, you cannot search for a photo, create albums and ratings, or view EXIF information about your photos.
The best photo editor software supports a large selection of file formats, allowing you to edit all of your photos. PhotoPad only supports six different files. However, the list includes popular image formats such as JPG, TIF, PNG, GIF and DSLR cameras.
While the software does not support a large selection of file formats, you can access the software from several different operating systems. You can download PhotoPad onto your Kindle or Android device, as well as devices with Windows and Mac operating systems.
After you edit your photos, the program has different options for sharing them. You can post photos directly to social media sites, such as Facebook or Flickr. You also can send emails of your photos.
PhotoPad has a variety of support options for its software. You can access video tutorials, FAQs, user guides and user forums to help you learn how to use the software. You also can contact a technical support representative by phone or email. We found that NCH Software promptly responded to our requests.
PhotoPad Photo Editor serves as a good resource for people who have little experience editing photos. The software has a clean interface and easily accessible tools. With support readily available, you can learn how to use the software at your own pace. While it is easy to learn and use, the program does lack advanced photo editing tools, which consequentially limits how much you can do on it.