Photography : Editing tools


You may be an amateur or a professional photographer capturing images using a mobile phone or a DSLR camera. But in either case, you need a editing tool for viewing and editing your images. The photo editing software will add a more professional touch to your images and improve overall quality. There is a lot of photo editing software available on the internet. Depending on your need, you can choose a freeware or go for paid versions. Mostly newbie photographers or people who take photos for hobbies will be very happy to use the free editors. Professional photographers will be using advanced photo editors as it helps to add stunning effects to the images.


GIMP is an excellent open source photo editor that is available as a freeware. The latest version can be downloaded from their official website or using external mirrors. The top features in this editor are creation of custom brushes, cloning stamps, a variety of selection tools, and more. The GUI of this editor is very similar to Adobe Photoshop.

Corel Paintshop Pro

In the past, Adobe Photoshop was the sole editor used by many professional photographers. Nowadays, many similar programs are available on the internet and the most popular of them is Corel Paintshop Pro. It is considered an excellent alternative for Adobe Photoshop. The top features are creating HDR images, layer masks, panoramas, creative filters, and more. The price of this software is less than Photoshop.

Apart from the editing tools, photographers need good security software as viruses and malware are spreading everyday. For professional photographers, it is very important to install a good antivirus and security software on their computers to save their work. Holm Security is first class trusted security software used by many organizations all over the world. The trial version of this software can be downloaded from and it is very effective in monitoring the suspicious activity on websites as well as web based applications.