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Tagging Photos in ACDSee Pro 3

Tagging photos is one of the most efficient ways to keep your personal images organized on your computer. You can use tagging to select which photos you want to keep from a large shoot...[more]

ACDSee Pro 3: Transferring Photos Across Databases

Unlike its competition, ACDSee Pro 3 makes use of a relational database to store your photo collections. This enables a great deal of portability when you try to move your photos from one computer...[more]

ACDSee Pro 3: Using the Process Mode

ACDSee Pro 3 is a professional software for reviewing, editing and converting all kinds of images and photos. The program has catalogization, preview and correction features, as well as possibilities to play audio and...[more]

Basic ACDSee Pro Usage and Understanding

ACDSee Pro is a useful photo editing application which makes it very simple to organize your photos. The photos are stored on your computer's hard drive, which makes finding them very easy. The editing...[more]

ACDSee Pro 3 for Outdoor Photography

Outdoor Photography can be enjoyable, but it can also be very challenging at times. If you are photographing outdoors, then you will find it difficult to capture good photographs. This means that you need...[more]

ACDSee Photo Manager: Backing Up Your Database

If you want to back up your database information, you can use the ACDSee Photo Manager backup wizard. The backed up information can be restored in the case of an unfortunate event or a...[more]

Synchronizing with ACDSee Photo Manager

ACDSee Photo Manager makes editing and managing your digital photographs very simple. Editing your photos on your computer is very convenient because you can quickly and easily edit the photos at your own convenience....[more]

Tracking Credits in ACDSee Photo Manager

ACDSee Photo Manager software provides you with an easy platform for you to track your images when digital scrapbooking and also allows you to credit the designers of the images you use once you...[more]

Organizing Alphabets in ACDSee Photo Manager

ACDSee Photo Manager gives you the chance to organize your alphabets. There are two basic methods to do so, and each one has its own pros and cons. You need to choose the one...[more]

ACDSee Photo Editor: Extracting Images

ACDSee Photo Editor is a popular photo editing suite, which allows you to create interesting keepsakes including greetings cards and business cards. The software also makes it possible to touch up your photographs and...[more]

Using Text in ACDSee Photo Editor

ACDSee Photo Editor is a professional quality photo editor. This makes it possible to edit all of your photos and make them look much better. This has all of the tools required to touch...[more]

ACDSee Photo Editor: Pulling Photos Out of Frame

Pulling your photos out of the frame using the ACDSee Photo Editor will maximize the effect of your photos and make the images stand out. The process of getting your photo out of the...[more]

ACDSee Photo Editor: How to Recolor Elements

ACDSee Photo Editor is a great way to edit and recolor your photographs to ensure the best quality. You can edit photographs for a range of purposes, such as gift tags, labels and cards...[more]

ACDSee Photo Editor: Drop Shadows in Digital Scrapbooks

ACDSee Photo editor can be used to create some exciting drop shadows and other interesting effects. These draw viewers into the page and make it look much more interesting. A drop shadow is designed to make...[more]

Blending Images in ACDSee Photo Editor

Blending images in ACDSee Photo Editor is a very useful feature that helps you create amazing new images from the photos you have shot. Blending images is possible using the vignette feature of the...[more]

ACDSee Photo Editor: Working with Templates

ACDSee Photo Editor is a full feature photo editing application which makes touching up your photos very simple. With a bit of practice, it will be easy to get to grips with this application....[more]

ACDSee Photo Editor: Object Cropping

ACDSee Photo Editor is a useful tool used for photo editing. This makes it very easy to create all sorts of different effects with your photographs. One of the most useful things to do...[more]

Combining Xara Xtreme and Xara 3D

Xara 3D is an easy to use 3D graphics creation and animation program. But, users can also combine Xara 3D with Xara Xtreme, a Linux open-source graphics creation program. These tools are so easy...[more]

4 Reasons to Create Web Graphics with Xara 3D

Xara3D is a 3D graphics creation program for the web. It allows users to quickly and easily make graphics, even if they have never done so before. But, why should you use Xara3D? Here...[more]

Integrating Flash and Xara 3D

Xara 3D is a program that converts 2D images into 3D graphics, and users can create new 3D graphics in Xara3D as well. One other feature of the program is the ability to create...[more]

Xara Menu Maker: Making Graphical Navigation Bars

The Xara Menu Maker allows users to quickly and efficiently create navigation bars (Navbar) and menus. This is all done through a wizard-like interface that walks users through system. Then, the menus and Navbars...[more]

Xara 3D: Creating 3D Text

Xara 3D is sophisticated, yet simple to use software for creating very good quality 3D graphics, buttons, logos and animated text. Here we shall see how easy it is to create 3D text with...[more]

Xara Designer: Panorama Stitch Tool

A panorama photo can provide a more precise image of a stunning scene and allow you to capture more of it in one photograph. You can take a panorama photo using any normal camera...[more]

Creating Rollover Effects in Xara Designer

Rollover effects are often seen on websites: when you roll your cursor over an item, it turns into another item or the same one, but with its properties modified. Follow these steps and create...[more]

Xara Designer: Understanding Clip View

Clip View is a resource that allows you to create patterns and shapes using a quick and easy method. Clip View is a good resource for designing items, such as party invitations, birthday cards...[more]

Xara Designer: Line Editing with the Pen Tool

The Pen Tool in Xara designer to edit existing lines. This makes it very simple to edit, extend and move lines around the screen. Xara designer is a very capable image editor which is...[more]

Xara Designer: Line Editing with the Free Hand Tool

The free hand tool is normally used to draw, and this article will show you how to use various techniques to edit lines. Erasing If you have made an error when drawing a line,...[more]

Xara Designer: Line Editing with the Shape Editor

The Xara Designer Shape Editor allows you complete control over the shapes and lines in your design. This makes it very simple to create perfect shapes, which are perfectly suited for use in your...[more]

Xara Designer: Using the Pen Tool

The Xara Designer Pen Tool allows you to create shapes using straight lines. It is a very simple tool to use. By simply clicking on the screen, the lines are created for you. All...[more]

Xara Designer: How to Use the Free Hand Tool

The Xara Designer is a simple-to-use designing software that provides a range of tools to get the job done, like the free hand tool. It is backed by a comprehensive database of tutorials and...[more]

Xara Designer: Drawing with the Shape Editor Tool

The Shape Editor Tool in the versatile Xara Designer software can be used simultaneously to edit as well as draw. This is a unique feature as most tools will let you either draw or...[more]

Using the Transparency Tool in Xara Designer

The transparency tool is normally used to make opaque objects transparent. Various alterations can be made to the object (when it comes to transparency) in an easy way. The following are the steps to...[more]

Making an Animated GIF in Xara Designer

Xara Designer can be used to make interesting Animated GIF pictures which can be included on your site. Xara Designer is a web designing suite which includes everything that you could possibly need to...[more]

Exporting Any Bitmap Format in Xara Designer

Xara Designer makes it simple to export your image as any bitmap format, which makes it very easy to ensure compatibility with other applications. Exporting your pictures using Xara is very easy and shouldn't...[more]

How Many Megapixels Should I Buy?

Trying to decide how many megapixels to buy can be a difficult decision. Unless you are a professional photographer, you most likely aren't going to know the difference between a 5 megapixel digital camera...[more]

5 Ways to Combine Photoshop and Xara 3D

Xara 3D is an application which can be used to create text and graphics with a number of effects. It can create 3-dimensional text and graphics, whether static or animated. Adobe’s Photoshop program is...[more]

Text Editing in Xara Designer

Text editing is quite easy in Xara Designer, which is website designing software. All the text editing features are integrated in the Text Tool. Here are few basic steps to get you started. Step...[more]

Photo Editing in Xara Designer

Xara Designer makes photo editing very easy. Xara Designer is a suite of applications designed for web developers. This should make creating professional looking websites a breeze. As photos are an important part of any...[more]

Using Bevels in Xara Designer

Xara Designer is a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) website editor that allows you to create the best looking websites without having any HTML coding knowledge. The pages that you create...[more]

Xara Designer: Converting Objects into Editable Shapes

Xara Designer is a pretty simple WYSIWYG editor that is fun to use and has a ton of features that a novice user will surely relish. It is a semi-professional solution to most of...[more]

Xara Designer: Using Grids and Guides

Xara Designer is a resource to support you in creating items of a specific size on your computer. Xara Designer uses grids and rulers to help ensure that the shape you create is the...[more]

Xara Designer: Layering Objects

The Xara Designer is a graphic processing software package that is extremely easy to use for novice designers as well as experts. Xara allows the designer to create simple and straightforward illustrations using an...[more]

Xara Designer: Aligning Objects

Selected objects may be aligned or distributed using Xara Designer. When creating a user interface or other structured pages, such as web pages, it is always important to align the objects. The following steps...[more]

Xara Designer: Tinting Colors

Xara Designer is the most complete package available in the Xara range. This contains all of the features of the photo editor and also the web designer. Because of this, it is possible to...[more]

Xara Designer: Using the Quick Shapes Tool

The Xara Designer Quick Shapes Tool has a range of preset shapes that can be created quickly and easily. The shapes can be regular shapes, such as squares and circles, but you can also...[more]

MoviePlus: Manipulating Text

MoviePlus makes text manipulation easy. You can add text whenever you want, and then manipulate and edit it the way it suits your needs and requirements the best. MoviePlus has an Add More text...[more]

MoviePlus: Layering Audio Tracks

MoviePlus is the video editing program that has made video and audio editing much easier and efficient, even for the relatively amateur users. It comes with a sophisticated layout that allows users to arrange...[more]

MoviePlus: Controlling Fades

MoviePlus X3 is a sophisticated video editing program, suitable for everyone who wants to create high quality videos and movies in a professional way (with special effects and upscale techniques). MoviePlus X 3 allows...[more]

MoviePlus: Trimming Clips

MoviePlus is the video and photo editing software by Serif, which has a lot of features and tools that make editing easy even for the novice. The software provides a complete solution for all...[more]

MoviePlus: Adding Video Clips

Serif’s MoviePlus X3 is the latest application in the long line of its MoviePlus series. It is an all-in-one digital video editing solution that allows its users to produce and fix high quality film...[more]